It was the foreign ministers' first face-to-face meeting since two days of shelling last week by both sides killed more than 200 troops.
Almost 60 people return to Zangilan district, which they had to flee in 1993 when Armenian forces attacked and occupied it, killing thousands of people and displacing some 30,000 from the area.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry says the “two sides discussed the implementation of previously undertaken commitments and exchanged views on further possible steps”.
It is part of a strategic transportation route that extends from Azerbaijan’s Baku to Türkiye’s Kars province, passing through Armenia.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said construction of both railways and highways will help further link countries in the region.
Türkiye’s Ambassador, Serdar Kilic, and the Deputy Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Ruben Rubinyan, “reiterated their agreement to continue the process without preconditions."
A combination of hard power and diplomacy has been the key to Ankara’s achievements.
Azerbaijan offers normalisation plan in which a joint commission will demarcate borders according to UN and November 2020 truce deal brokered by Russia.
Türkiye has welcomed Azerbaijan and Armenia's decision to begin preparations for a peace treaty, which Ankara says will help establish stability in the region.
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and Armenia's PM Nikol Pashinyan agree to convene a Joint Border Commission that will delimit and demarcate the bilateral border, European Council chief Charles Michel says.
Despite the cease-fire agreement, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says Armenian forces periodically fire on positions of the Azerbaijani army.
The move to return the Armenian servicemen was on humanitarian grounds, Azerbajjan’s State Commission on Prisoners of War, Missing Persons and Hostages said.
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