The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group have called on the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia to take immediate measures to implement the ceasefire agreements that were reached in Moscow on October 10.

Iran PressAsia: Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America released their statement after meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and the Republic of Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov in Washington DC on October 24.

They also participated in a joint meeting with the Foreign Ministers and US Deputy Foreign Minister Stephen Biegun. OSCE Chairman in Office’s Personal Representative Andrzej Kasprzyk also participated in the meetings.

"The Co-Chairs urged the sides to take immediate steps to implement all aspects of the October 10 Moscow Joint Statement in accordance with their commitments, noting that they had reaffirmed these commitments with Paris on October 18," the statement reads.

The co-chairs will meet with top diplomats of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia in Geneva on October 29 to discuss, reach an agreement on, and begin implementation, in accordance with a timeline to be agreed upon, of all steps necessary to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in accordance with the basic principles accepted by the leaders of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia.

"During their intensive discussions, the Co-Chairs and Foreign Ministers discussed implementing an immediate humanitarian ceasefire, possible parameters for monitoring the ceasefire, and initiating discussion of core substantive elements of a comprehensive solution, in accordance with the October 10 Joint Statement," the document says.