UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcome dthe first meeting between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan
"The Secretary-General welcomes the first meeting between the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, held in Vienna on 29 March 2019, under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group," his Spokesperson said in a statement.
"The Secretary-General welcomes the emphasis the leaders placed on creating an environment conducive to peace and on taking further steps towards successful negotiations. He also welcomes their recommitment to strengthening the ceasefire and addressing humanitarian issues, as well as continuing dialogue to find a peaceful solution to the conflict," the statement reads.
The Secretary-General commended the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs for their important mediation role and reiterated the full support of the United Nations for their continued efforts.