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NATO supports Azerbaijan and Armenia in their efforts to normalize relations

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 22. NATO welcomes the agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia on the 1991 Alma-Ata Declaration as a basic document on border delimitation, Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia Javier Colomina said on X, TurkicWorld reports.

"Recognition of the territorial integrity of both is a key principle. As Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated in his trip to the region, NATO strongly supports the normalization efforts," the publication reads.

To note, on April 19, 2024, the 8th meeting of the State Commission on the Delimitation of the State Border between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia and the Commission on the Matters of Delimitation of the State Border and Border Security between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan took place under the chairmanship of Shahin Mustafayev, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Mher Grigoryan, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

The sides tentatively agreed on the passage of certain segments of the border line directly between the settlements of Baganis (RA) – Baganys Ayrim (AR), Voskepar (RA) – Ashagy Askipara (AR), Kirants (RA) – Kheyrimli (AR), and Berkaber (RA) - Gyzylhajily (AR) to bring them in line with the legally justified inter-republican border that existed within the Soviet Union at the time of its collapse.

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