Russlands president Vladimir Putin gjentok sin kritikk om USAs planer om å supplere opprørere i Syria med våpen. Han sier også at noen av G8-lederne har sådd tvil om at det er riktig at det syriske regimet har brukt kjemiske våpen mot opprørere i den toårige borgerkrigen.
President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other G-8 leaders attempted to speak with one voice on seeking a negotiated Syrian peace settlement, yet couldn't publicly agree on what this means
18:40, June 18, 2013 Comments by Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, on the Enniskillen Joint Statement on Nagorno-Karabakh by the Heads of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries The joint statement on the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict made today in Enniskillen by the heads of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries is the fifth one. We highly appreciate the continuous efforts of the heads of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries - Russia, USA and France, aimed at the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. [...]
The three powers spearheading international efforts in brokering a Karabakh settlement have urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to focus on issues that remain unresolved in their negotiations to find a solution to the protracted conflict. Enlarge Photo Barack Obama, of the United States, Vladimir Putin, of Russia, and Francois Hollande, of France, issued a joint statement from the G8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday saying that “further delay in reaching a balanced agreement on the framework for a comprehensive peace is unacceptable.” [...]