The head of the OSCE regrets the absence of a mechanism for the investigation of incidents in the area of Karabakh conflict
Between the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia and the Federal Department of foreign Affairs of Switzerland on may 4, signed a Memorandum of inter-Agency consultations. Signatures under the document were put by the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia Edward Nalbandyan and the head of Switzerland, Acting head of OSCE, the head of the Federal Department of foreign Affairs Switzerland's Didier Burkhalter, located on a visit in Armenia.
As stated by the information Agency in the press-service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian welcomed the guest and noted the progress in the bilateral Armenian-Swiss relations, recorded in recent years." We are full of hopes Overall action to further deepen and develop our relations, " he said.
" we have a very warm, friendly relations, strong legal field, expand business contacts, it is planned the visit of Swiss entrepreneurs in Armenia, which, I hope, it will be possible to invest from Switzerland in the Armenian economy ", said, on his part, Burkhalter.
Regarding security issues, Nalbandian said that Armenia supports the chairmanship of Switzerland to the OSCE and is ready to contribute to the implementation of the priorities of the Swiss chairmanship, among which, " of course ", important stimulation of security and stability, as well as the efforts aimed at implementation of the mechanisms for confidence-building in the Caucasus.
the Armenian FM also showed the incumbent Chairman of the OSCE current situation in the settlement process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the efforts made in this direction Armenia and co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group. Acting head of the OSCE noticed that the Swiss chairmanship unequivocally supports the activity of OSCE MG co-chairs, and also expressed regret at the fact that " to date failed to realize the mediators ' proposal on establishment of a mechanism to investigate incidents [in the line of contact] ".
The interlocutors also exchanged thoughts regarding the Ukrainian fall and ways of its resolution.