On April 4 Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan met Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland Erkki Tumioja. Press service of Armenian MFA informs about this.
Minister Nalbandyan welcomed the guest and said: “
Finnish MFA noted that he was happy to visit
Ministers Nalbandyan and Tumioja underlined with satisfaction that both sides were eager to expand the cooperation and noted that political will is needed for it.
Armenian and Finnish Ministers of Foreign Affairs referred to the cooperation between
Erkki Tumioja presented the electoral processes in
After the meeting two Ministers of Foreign Affairs held a joint press-conference.
During the press conference Armenian MFA welcomed the journalists and presented the results of the meeting with his Finnish counterpart. After it he answered to the questions.
“Azerbaijani authorities try to make the foreign guests in
“Unfortunately it is really so.
It is obvious that such attempts will not be useful for the NK issue settlement process. But one thing is obvious as well: nations’ self-identification is not only an international principle but also is one of the main aims of the international society. This principle exists in the base of the NK issue settlement which is presented by the OSCE MG co-chairs with the other principles. All announcements and decisions on the issue underline the importance of the nations’ self-identification and three Presidents have announced for many times that Nagornoo Karabakh people must decide its destiny and its future status.
All those attempts by
But we hope that the negotiations will be continued due to the international society and three Presidents. We hope that a solution will be found which will take into consideration the principles of nations’ self-identifications, non-use of the force and the territorial integrity”.