On 16 February President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan met in Yerevan OSCE chairman-in-office, state secretary, foreign minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabaev.
Issues related to the settlement of the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict were discussed during the meeting.
Rating high efforts of the OSCE in Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict settlement the NKR President underlined the necessity of restoring the negotiation format approved by the Budapest summit of the OSCE. He noted that it would be impossible to reach the comprehensive settlement of the conflict without immediate participation of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic. Bako Sahakyan once again expressed conviction that the conflict should be settled exclusively by peaceful means and unconstructive position of Azerbaijan is among the main obstacles in this process.
The President of the Artsakh Republic noted the importance of visiting Artsakh and acquaintance with the country by the OSCE chairman-in-office.
NKR foreign minister Georgy Petrosyan partook at the meeting.