Putin affirms Russia’s readiness to facilitate signing of Azerbaijan-Armenia peace treaty
Russia stands ready to facilitate the signing of a peace treaty between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and could host relevant talks in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, News.Az reports citing TASS.
"On the agenda is the drafting of a peace treaty [between Baku and Yerevan] to finally put an end to this issue. The Russian side is certainly ready to provide our partners with all possible assistance in this regard," the Russian president noted.
"In particular, we also agree with the [possibility of] organizing negotiations in Moscow, if necessary, in any format," Putin added.
According to the Russian head of state, such negotiations would include talks between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan and relevant experts from the two sides. "Of course, we would make a contribution toward ensuring that these negotiations would end with the achievement of a peace agreement to be signed by the leaders of these countries," the Russian president emphasized.