MOSCOW. – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
They discussed the situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border and Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), as well as the course of implementation of the provisions of the statements by the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Russia on November 9, 2020 and January 11 of this year.
The importance of strict adherence to the ceasefire, and the need for a political and diplomatic solution to the emerging disagreements were stressed.
Also, the FMs reaffirmed the role of the OSCE Minsk Group in the negotiation process between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
The Russian side noted that any involvement of international organizations is possible only with the consent of Yerevan and Baku.