Telephone talks with presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko called for dialogue between the parties to the conflict in Nagorny Karabakh. The issue was discussed during the telephone talks of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia President Serzh Sargsyan.

    In the evening of 2 April, Aleksandr Lukashenko and Serzh Sargsyan had a telephone talk to discuss the situation in Nagorny Karabakh. Earlier in the day. the Belarusian head of state had a telephone conversation with Ilham Aliyev.

    The President of Belarus expressed concern over the situation in the zone of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict. The Belarusian head of state called for dialogue between the conflict parties and expressed regret over the fact that these clashes claim the lives of the military and civilian people.

    The President of Belarus gave an instruction to discuss the situation in the zone of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict at the ministerial level. Belarus’ Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov has already had the corresponding talks with his Azerbaijani and Armenian colleagues.

    The same issue is one the diplomatic agenda. Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei has already held consultations with Azerbaijan Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov. In the near future he will have the negotiations with Armenia Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian.