The next meeting between President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, which, according to the prior agreement, is to take place in the second half of May, will most likely happen in Washington, D.C., the Armenian Past reports, citing its sources.
The newspaper’s unnamed source in the Foreign Ministry claims that the parties’ approaches to the future of the negotiations seem to align on the Washington platform. It is noted that the meeting was initiated by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is markedly vigorous in his actions and approaches to the problem.
European circles are equally active as well, says Past. President of the European Council Charles Michel recently had several phone conversations with Pashinyan and Aliyev regarding the relations between the two countries and the status of the negotiation process.
According to the newspaper’s diplomatic source, the Europeans are trying hard to make the upcoming Armenian-Azerbaijani summit happen under their auspices in Brussels in the coming weeks.