President of the European Council Charles Michel made a
statement after the tripartite meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol
Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Both parties affirmed their commitment to the 1991 Almaty
Declaration as a political framework for the delimitation.
Pashinyan and Aliyev agreed to intensify the work of the
commissions for delimitation and demarcation issues.
They also addressed issues regarding the unblocking of
“I emphasized the need to open the Lachin road. I also noted
Azerbaijan’s willingness to provide humanitarian supplies via Aghdam. I see
both options as important to ensure the needs of the population are met,”
Charles Michel said.
The parties also referred to the issue of protecting the
rights and ensuring the security of the people of Artsakh.
Michel stated that the EU encourages direct dialogue between
Baku and the representatives of Armenians living in the former Nagorno-Karabakh