Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries have released a statement regarding the peaceful resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Report informs citing OSCE.

As part of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Bratislava, the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries (Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov, Secretary of State to the Minister for European and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Phil Reeker) expressed their strong committment to mediating a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

The Co-Chair Heads of Delegation take positive note of the relatively low level of violence along the Line of Contact and international border and credit the sides for utilizing fully the direct communication links between them to reduce the risk of escalation, as the Foreign Ministers agreed during consultations in Washington in June.