On March 25 President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan met in Yerevan with Ara Ayvazyan, minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Armenia.
During the meeting a detailed reference was made to the steps taken to resolve the humanitarian, socio-economic issues created in Artsakh as a result of the Turkish-Azerbaijani aggression. In this context, both sides emphasized the imperative of the unobstructed involvement of specialized international organizations on the ground.
Within the context of urgent humanitarian issues President Ara Harutyunyan and Ara Ayvazyan, minister of foreign affairs, exchanged views on the steps taken to repatriate Armenian prisoners of war and civilian captives, considering unacceptable inappropriate politicization of the issue by Azerbaijan.
The need for a final political solution to the Azerbaijani-Karabakh conflict under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship was stressed at the meeting.
The cornerstone role of self-determination of the people of Artsakh and recognition of their security rights as necessary to achieve a fair solution of the conflict was stressed at the meeting.