President Sahakyan received co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group
On 8 June President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan received co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group Robert Bradtke (USA), Igor Popov (Russian Federation) and Bernard Fassier (France) who arrived in Artsakh the other day. Issues related to the Azerbaijani-Karabagh conflict settlement and regional processes were discussed during the meeting. Touching upon the issue of sniper withdrawal from the boarder line President Sahakyan considered it among the pivotal components of realizing confidence building measures and added that it would have a positive impact on the negotiation process. Bako Sahakyan once again introduced the position of official Stepanakert underlining that it was impossible expect any drastic change in the negotiation process without direct participation of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic at all stages of the negotiations. Artsakh Republic foreign minister Georgy Petrosyan, personal representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office Andrzej Kasprzyk and other officials partook at the meeting.