April 29, 2004 - 17:21 AMT
LEADERS OF ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN READY TO CONTINUE DIALOGUE ON KARABAKH
Armenian and Azeri Presidents Robert Kocharian and Ilham Aliyev consider it necessary to continue the talks over settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. As correspondents of Armenian media reported from Warsaw, the Presidents stated it in the course of a press briefing upon the completion of the tete-a-tete meeting in the Polish capital yesterday. Robert Kocharian noted that various international forums would be used for direct contacts. At that he said he was for intensification of the meetings of the Foreign Ministers of the two countries to solve the Karabakh problem. In his words, the recurrent meeting of Vardan Oskanian and Elmar Mamedyarov is scheduled already in May. In his turn, Ilham Aliyev evaluated the negotiations with his Armenian counterpart as "a constructive dialogue" evidencing the parties efforts to find ways to settle the conflict.