US State Department spokesman John Kirby says the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Vienna was a right step, he said this during the daily briefing.
US State Department: Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan demonstrated political will
STEPANAKERT, MAY 18, ARTSAKHPRESS-ARMENPRESS: “The two Presidents expressed their commitment to respect the ceasefire, to take important measures for establishing trust and to restart the negotiations next month which can lead to the comprehensive settlement. They demonstrated their political will to come out of the scope of the status quo and take such measures which will be beneficial for other people of the region,” Kirby stated. Recalling his statement, Kirby confirmed the US commitment to support the conflicting sides.
“This meeting was positive and was a right step. Now there is a need of everyday hard work to implement what they agreed upon”, Kirby stated.
Referring to the question which says that Armenia and the Nagorno Karabakh, unlike Azerbaijan, were always ready for the installation of the investigative mechanisms for ceasefire violations, Kirby once more recalled the joint statement stating that the meeting was a positive development.