Moscow, Nov 2 (UNI) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan agreed today to work together for improving the situation in the Caucasus and instructed their Foreign Ministers to intensify efforts to settle the Nagorny Karabakh conflict.
Nagorny Karabakh, a region in Azerbaijan with a largely Armenian population, declared its independence from Azerbaijan to join Armenia in 1988 and has been a source of conflict ever since.
The three Presidents met here to discuss and find a solution to the Nagorny Karabakh conflict. They also signed a declaration on the dispute.
The declaration calls for a peaceful settlement of the conflict on the basis of international law and decisions and documents adopted within this framework to create favourable conditions for economic development and comprehensive cooperation in the region.
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