May 12, 2022 - 18:56 AMT
Armenia-Azerbaijan border commissions to hold first meeting on May 16-17

A meeting of the commissions of Azerbaijan and Armenia on border delimitation and security is scheduled for next week in Moscow, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said on Thursday, May 12, TASS reports.

"I would like to inform you that we have talked with our Azerbaijani colleagues on the issue of creating commissions on delimitation and border security. And it seems that there is an agreement with Deputy Prime Minister [of the Russian Federation Alexei] Overchuk that they are going to meet in Moscow on May 16-17, and there is also an agreement that a bilateral meeting on delimitation and border security will be organized in the same days in Moscow," Mirzoyan said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met in Brussels on April 6 and agreed to set up a bilateral border commission by the end of April. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said on May 10 that Baku and Yerevan have agreed on the structure of the commission.