Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
reports that during the meeting Azerbaijani Foreign Minister spoke about the current situation regarding the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, stressing that the main goal of Armenia is the damage to the negotiation process by various provocative actions and delays in the status quo, based on occupation and aggression. The Foreign Minister noted that to resolve the conflict in the first place, it is necessary to withdraw Armenian troops from the occupied lands of Azerbaijan, put an end to the fact of occupation and aggression, to ensure the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders: " The main obstacle in resolving the conflict is an annexion policy of Armenia, which creates a threat to peace and security in the region. He stated that, in the process of settlement of the conflict is important to the activity and the close involvement of all members of the OSCE Minsk Group."
A s well, the sides exchanged views on the agenda and priorities of Germany during its presidency of the OSCE next year. German Foreign Minister said that he expects more from OSCE and the highest priority will be issues such as the modernization of the organization.