Moscow announces preparations for summit on Karabakh in St. Petersburg

A serviceman in the area of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, April 7, 2016.

A serviceman in the area of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, April 7, 2016.

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Russia, France and OSCE discuss preparations for a tripartite summit

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, French Ambassador to Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert, and OSCE Minsk Group's French Co-Chair Pierre Andrieu discussed preparations for a tripartite summit on settling the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh in St. Petersburg.

"The conversation addressed issues related to international efforts toward settling the crisis in Ukraine and preparations for a tripartite summit on the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement process in St. Petersburg," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement available on its official website.

"The situation in the South Caucasus and in Central Asia was touched upon," it said.

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