Armenia and Azerbaijan border commissions hold first joint meeting

The first meeting of Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev and Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mher Grigoryan in the format of the Commission on Delimitation of the Azerbaijani-Armenian border was held on May 24, 2022  a day after the two Commissions were formally constituted. The meeting took place on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

Organizational and procedural issues of the joint activity of the commission were discussed.

The parties agreed on the expediency of holding the next meetings of the Commission in different places, along with meetings at the interstate border. Thus, it was agreed to hold the second meeting in Moscow and the third in Brussels.

The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Sunday, at their meeting in Brussels with EU Council president Charles Michel, agreed to hold the meeting. President Michel on his part welcomed the holding of the first meeting of the Commission tweeting:

Warmly welcome first meeting of Border Commissions held today on Armenia-Azerbaijan border to advance discussions on delimitation of inter-state border and how best to ensure stable situation.

Tangible progress following trilateral meeting with @NikolPashinyan and @azpresident

source: with agencies