The Minsk Group spearheads the OSCE's efforts to find a political solution to the conflict in and around Nagorno-Karabakh involving Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The Co-Chairmen are:
They visit the region regularly to conduct high-level talks with the parties to the conflict. They also hold meetings with the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and the other members of the Minsk Group to brief them on the process.
The permanent members of the Minsk Group include the following participating States: Belarus, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland and Turkey as well as Armenia and Azerbaijan and, on a rotating basis, the OSCE Troika.