Russia welcomes contacts between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Russia welcomes contacts between Armenia and Azerbaijan

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday, January 31 that Moscow welcomes constructive contacts between Yerevan and Baku on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

According to her, Russia's position on the matter is unchanged.

“We perform our mediation function in good faith and, it seems to me, we do a quality job. We welcome the political contacts that took place recently between Yerevan and Baku at various levels,” Zakharova said.

She noted that Russia considers recent developments the right way to “move forward”.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had an informal meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Davos on January 22.

According to the government, the two exchanged views on the current situation around Nagorno Karabakh peace process and future steps.

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