Tuesday, May 17 2016 23:14 EEST
Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed on the peaceful settlement of the conflict
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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev claimed readiness for a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, a statement on the results of the OSCE Minsk Group reads.

They confirmed that there was no way for military solution of the conflict.

The presidents agreed to keep a ceasefire in Karabakh according to the agreements of 1994-1995.

Furthermore, Sargsyan and Aliyev agreed to 'continue to exchange data on missing persons under the auspices of the International Red Cross Committee taking into account the commitments made by the presidents during the Paris Summit in October 2014.'

The presidents also agreed on the next round of negotiations to be held in June.

Besides the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia the meeting also was attended by Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, US Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of State for European Affairs of France, Harlem Désir.

It is known that during the night of April 2, Nagorno-Karabakh faced renewed battles between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops. Dozens of people were killed in three days of fighting and shelling.

On April 5, Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed on a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh. However, the next day the sides of the conflict accused each other of violating the agreement and continuing of attacks. They announced new losses.

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