A dialogue on reintegration is underway between the representatives of Azerbaijan and the Armenian residents of Karabakh, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said as he received US President’s special representative, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha Power, U.S Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Yuri Kim and US State Department’s Senior Advisor for Caucasus Negotiations Louis Bono.

Touching upon the rights of Armenian residents living in the Karabakh region, President Ilham Aliyev emphasized that like other ethnic minorities living in Azerbaijan, their rights would be ensured within the framework of the country’s legislation and international obligations.

Underlining that the work to restore the infrastructure in the area is being implemented, President Ilham Aliyev said that Azerbaijan had sent humanitarian aid to the Armenian residents, cooperates with the International Committee of the Red Cross with respect to provision of assistance.

The head of state noted that official Baku is ready to organize a trip of the UN Resident Coordinator Office accredited in the country shortly to the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.