Bayramov and Mirzoyan will meet with Blinken in DC later this month

Armenian foreign minister, Ararat Mirzoyan and Azerbaijani foreign minister, Jeyhun Bayramov will meet in Washington DC later this month with US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, as international efforts continue to support Armenia-Azerbaijan peace efforts.

Both ministries have confirmed the meeting which is expected to take place in the next few days.

Speaking at a regular press briefing at the State Department on Tuesday, 1 November, spokesperson Ned Price said the US is committed to Armenian-Azerbaijan peace, and to negotiations between the two countries. "We believe direct dialogue is key to resolving issues and to reaching that lasting peace, and that lasting peace, by the way, that both countries have stated that they seek. So, we’ll continue to engage over the next months to facilitate discussions between Armenia and Azerbaijan, bilaterally, with partners, and through multilateral organizations as well." 

photo: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken