The EU is interested in resolving Karabakh conflict
Today Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev arrived on a working visit to the Polish capital, where he'll to take part in the summit on the "Eastern Partnership". As reported by Trend, in the Warsaw International Airport "Chopin" Aliyev was met by senior officials of state and government of Poland.
On the eve of the summit, Foreign Minister of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski in an interview said that the EU is interested in the peaceful settlement of conflicts in South Caucasus, including Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Despite the fact that the Minsk group remains the basic format of international mediation in the settlement of Karabakh issue, the European Union may also contribute to the peace process, said Sikorski.
"The mandate of the EU Special Representative for South Caucasus and Georgia in crisis Philippe Lefort includes the issue of Nagorno-Karabakh. The EU policy on the improvement and expansion of democratic territory for an extended period, which is realized through agreements on Association on free trade zones, can also positively influence the settlement conflicts in South Caucasus" - said the foreign minister of Poland.
Recall, the conflict between the two South Caucasus countries - Armenia and Azerbaijan - over Nagorno-Karabakh occured in 1988.