MOSCOW SAYS PRESIDENTS’ TALKS DE-ESCALATED KARABAKH CONFLICT
December 29, 2014 – 14:31 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – In 2014, Russia took concerted efforts to resolve
conflicts in the CIS territory, the country’s foreign ministry said
in a summary statement.
“A Sochi-hosted meeting between the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders,
organized by President Vladimir Putin became an important step in
Russia’s mediation efforts in the Karabakh settlement, allowing to
de-escalate tensions in the conflict zone,” the statement said.
“Russia took active participation in the troika of the OSCE Minsk Group
co-chairs, with the mediators having arranged 5 meetings between the
Armenian and Azeri leaders, series of consultations with the courtiers’
foreign ministers, as well as interactions with the Nagorno Karabakh
authorities,” the statement said.