Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the delegation headed by Milica Markovic, Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the delegation headed by Milica Markovic, Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the topic of “The inhabitants of the frontier regions of Azerbaijan who have been deliberately denied access to water”.
Speaking about the current status of the negotiation process towards the settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Minister Elmar Mammadyarov stressed that continuation the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia remains the major source of problem. Furthermore, he added that for the peaceful settlement of the conflict, first and foremost, the armed forces of Armenia must be withdrawn from the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and the facts of occupation and aggression has to be eradicated.
Touching upon the consequences of aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan Minister Elmar Mammadyarov underlined that as a result of which, Sarsang water reservoir became a source of humanitarian, environmental and man-made catastrophe.
Milica Markovic stated that Sarsang water reservoir, Tartar River and associated problems created for local inhabitants would be the main target of the report.
At the meeting views were also exchanged on the issues of mutual concern.