The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement remains priority issue for EU

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement remains priority issue for EU


APA. The peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains a priority issue for the EU, said the final statement of the 16th session of the EU-Armenia Cooperation Councile.

According to the statement, the EU reaffirmed that the status quo is unsustainable, noting that the security situation along the Line of Contact and the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan is a matter of serious concern.  

The EU reiterated its call for restraint and further engagement in theOSCE-led negotiation efforts, said the statement.  

Moreover, the EU reiterated its support to the negotiations mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs aimed at settling the conflict.

“It encouraged further dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan, including at the level of Presidents and welcomed the summit held on the initiative of the Co-Chairs in Switzerland on 19 December 2015 which provided an important opportunity for exchanges on the way ahead,” said the statement.  

Furthermore, the EU reiterated its willingness to support peace-building activities and its readiness to provide reconstruction and rehabilitation support to the regions affected by the conflict, once a peace deal is struck.