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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

French Diplomacy

PARIS ) -- French Foreign Minister Herve de Charette is to travel to Azerbaijan and Armenia in an attempt to resolve the long-standing dispute between the two countries, before visiting Ankara to stress that country's status as part of Europe.

De Charette, who will visit Azerbaijan on Tuesday, then Armenia on Wednesday, will seek to capitalize on France's good relations with Baku and Yerevan in a bid to resolve the conflict over Nagorny-Karabakh, an Armenian-populated enclave within Azerbaijan.