In EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of November 26: The leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia meet in Sochi; parliamentary opposition faction Armenia Alliance calls emergency parliamentary hearing on the issue of demarcation and delimitation; Azerbaijani forces open fire at Armenian positions in Gegharkunik region, leaving one Armenian soldier dead.
The trilateral meeting between leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia in Sochi, which lasted almost three hours, was followed by a press briefing. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a wide range of issues were discussed. It was agreed to implement demarcation and delimitation mechanisms by the end of the year; the sides also made progress on mitigating humanitarian issues. The opening of regional communication routes was discussed in detail. A commission on bilateral demarcation with the participation of Russia will be formed. The sides agreed to take steps to increase stability and security on the Armenian-Azerbaijan border. The deputy prime ministers of the three countries will meet in Moscow next week to finalize today’s discussion and announce the results.
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