Mediamax news agency 22 Feb 05 YEREVAN Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vardan Oskanyan discussed with representatives of Equatorial Guinea's authorities the prospects of signing a bilateral agreement on the extradition of prisoners. As Mediamax learned in the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry today, Vardan Oskanyan discussed this issue in order to clarify the future of the six Armenian pilots serving their sentences in Malabo. They were accused of participation in the preparation of a coup d'etat against the authorities of Equatorial Guinea. During his official visit to Malabo that started on 20 February, the Armenian foreign minister met Equatorial Guinea's Prime Minister Miguel Abia Biteo Boriko, the foreign minister, the state secretary and the prosecutor-general. The foreign ministers of Armenia and Equatorial Guinea signed a memorandum on holding consultations between the two countries' foreign ministries. During his visit, Vardan Oskanyan met the Armenian pilots serving their sentences in the prison of Malabo. Official Yerevan has frequently stated earlier that the Armenian pilots have not participated in the preparation of the coup d'etat in Equatorial Guinea.