: Radio Liberty: White House calls for talks to settle Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

10:46 Apr. 2, 2016

Radio Liberty: White House calls for talks to settle Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State John Kerry, Vice President Joe Biden, and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, speaks at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, March 31, 2016. (AP Photo)

U.S. vice president meets leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan separately

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan separately on April 1 and called on them to peacefully settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Biden "expressed concern about continued violence, called for dialogue, and emphasized the importance of a comprehensive settlement for the long-term stability, security, and prosperity of the region," the White House said.

Both of the Caucasus leaders, in turn, said they encouraged the United States to take an active role in reaching a settlement.

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