Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev discussed the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh over the phone. The Kremlin’s press service reports that the phone talks were held at the initiative of the Azerbaijani side.
“The practical aspects of implementation of the agreements of the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh (November 9, 2020 and January 11, 2021) were discussed. There was special focus on intensification of the activities in a trilateral format to restore economic ties and transport links in the South Caucasus.
During a discussion on the current issues on the bilateral agenda, Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev reaffirmed their mutual understanding to strengthen the Russian-Azerbaijani strategic partnership even further. An agreement was reached to continue contacts at different levels,” the press release reads.