S. Sargsyan: “Azerbaijan has been rejecting categorically any proposal aimed at confidence building”
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is the
At the conclusion of the meeting, President Serzh Sargsyan and Secretary General of NATO gave a joint press conference.
President Serzh Sargsyan released a statement at the joint press conference with the Secretary General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen. He especially said:
”Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am glad to be here, at the NATO Headquarters again, and I am glad to meet with the Secretary General.
Regular meetings provide a good opportunity to exchange views on all aspects of the Armenia-NATO cooperation and to discuss regional issues and challenges.
With this regard, we have noted that the Armenia-NATO Individual Partnership Action Plan continues to be the cornerstone of our partnership. Last November, we decided on our activities in the third part of that program and have undertaken the implementation of its goals.
We both gave high assessment to the ongoing process of Armenia-NATO dialogue. With this regard, I stressed the importance of the NATO Council-Armenia meeting which will commence shortly and which provides a good opportunity to present to our partners in NATO our understanding of the threats and challenges existing in the
I am also glad that the Secretary General and NATO overall highly value
We have also discussed the latest developments in the NK peace process. Unfortunately,
We concurred with the Secretary General that the conflict must be solved exclusively through peaceful means and negotiations in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group. We are confident that a ultimate solution to the Nagorno Karabakh conflict is possible only based on the respect towards the right of people for self-determination and through the establishment of comprehensive security guarantees.
In conclusion, I would like to reiterate