The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan accused Armenia of block signature of Peace agreement, said Yerevan refuses to participate in the third round of Negotiation.
“the active phase for the signature of This (peace) is now behind us. Armenian side He is currently prevent signature of Peace agreement and we also They saw that they refused to participate in the third round of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said in a joint meeting: news conspiracy in The capital is Baku with His Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday.
Bayramov said that the issue was discussed by senior diplomats current Situation in South Caucasus region during a meeting also Emphasize the importance of tripartite agreements.
he also They said they took up issues related to post- The period of struggle and efforts for the signature of Peace agreement between Baku and Yerevan, adding that Azerbaijan is ready to participate in Tripartite talks but Yerevan did not give final Answer.
“the issue related to illegal activities of Armenia in previously occupied Azerbaijani lands, should be discussed at the legal level. The peace agreement has no effect on “The signing process, but it is negotiated separately,” Bayramov said regarding the arbitration case brought by Baku. against Yerevan on Monday for exploitation of energy resources in Karabakh region, which was less than 30 years old of Armenian occupation.
For his part, Lavrov said there was an agreement last December between all parties to a contract next Triple Talks in Moscow, but Armenia, informed Russia that they could not attend the meeting.
“Armenian side he have also She stated that she did not object to this, but did not give a final Answer for now. I don’t think we will insist on Provide our services. But these proposals are known to both parties.
Lavrov also Note that the function of Lachin road connecting Armenia with Karabakh regionmust comply with triple ad of November 2020, which emphasized the importance of Ensure humanitarian aid and civilians pass Through Lachin Road without exception.”
We are trying to achieve this through our contacts and primarily through the peacekeeping forces of any checkpoints there (in Karabakh) is not discussed. However it is possible to eliminate fears, of Not using the corridor to serve its purpose, with Technical means. We touched on today “.
Lavrov also comment on Troop deployment of Civilian from the European Union mission in Armenia, which was officially launched last Monday, saying it raises “serious doubts.” in terms of legitimacy.”
“We can not comment on the details of the announcements from Brussels. We see how The European Union bad relations with Armenia and Azerbaijan. At the same time, the mission, function, goals and mandate raise many questions about whether this mission will add Added value to efforts to normalize relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan. added.
Bayramov and Lavrov later attended the third meeting of Russian-Azerbaijani Council of Experts, where bilateral relations and more development of They discussed cooperation between Azerbaijani and Russian experts.
Relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan have been tense since 1991 when it was Armenia military Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, a region internationally recognized as part of its territory of Azerbaijan, and seven contiguous regions.
In the fall of 2020, within 44 days of Heavy fighting, Azerbaijan liberated a significant part of Karabakh, and a Russian-brokered peace agreement was later signed.
However, the peace agreement did not end the conflict along the border and other disputes between the two parties countries.