The meeting of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Dushanbe helped reduce tensions in the Karabakh conflict zone, chair of the CIS Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev told reporters in Minsk.
“Everyone noted the contacts between the heads of the Armenian and Azerbaijani delegations. I was a witness as President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan repeatedly approached each other and discussed the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” said the chair.
According to him, as a result of the meeting, the tension in the region has been reduced, Sputnik Belarus reported.
“Instructions were given to the competent authorities of both countries to reduce tensions. We hope that the first meaningful contact between the leaders of the two states will continue and will give a positive result for resolving the conflict,” Lebedev added.