ArmInfo. "Azerbaijan is a supporter of the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the shortest possible time," said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov during a speech at a meeting in a narrow composition of the CIS Council of Foreign Ministers in Ashgabat.
According to Haqqin.az, the press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reports.
Elmar Mammadyarov noted that "negotiations cannot be held forever and should not serve to continue and maintain the situation that arose as a result of the use of force, occupation and ethnic cleansing". The Minister emphasized that unresolved conflicts in the CIS space pose a serious threat to regional stability: ''In this regard, I want to draw attention to the need for an early peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict based on the norms and principles of international law, the UN Charter, relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council and the Helsinki Final Act''.