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Trilateral meeting between Nikol Pashinyan, Charles Michel, Ilham Aliyev takes place in Brussels


The trilateral meeting between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President of the European Council Charles Michel and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev took place in Brussels.

The implementation process of the trilateral statements of November 9, 2020, January 11, as well as November 26, 2021 were discussed.

Prime Minister Pashinyan stressed the need for the full implementation of the above-mentioned statements, in particular, emphasizing the need for an immediate solution to humanitarian issues: ensuring the return of prisoners of war, hostages and other detainees. Reference was made to the work aimed at opening regional communications.

The Prime Minister of Armenia and the President of Azerbaijan reaffirmed the agreement on relaunching the railway. Accordingly, the railway will operate in accordance with internationally accepted border and customs rules, based on the principle of reciprocity, under the sovereignty and jurisdiction of the respective countries. Armenia will get railway access to the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation.

Taking concrete steps to reduce tensions in the region was highlighted.

Reference was made to the possible steps aimed at carrying out demarcation and delimitation of the borderline, as weel as building mutual trust between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

The parties agreed to continue contacts.

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