Lavrov to discuss Karabakh in Baku

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Azerbaijan today, gazeta.ru reports. The source notes that the Russian-Azerbaijani ties have intensified in the recent period because of mutual interests: Azerbaijan hopes for Russia’s support in the settlement of the Karabakh conflict, while Moscow hopes Azerbaijan will join the Eurasian Economic Union.

According to the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergey Lavrov and his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov will exchange views on the key issues on regional and international agenda.

“Experts expect that the Nagorno Karabakh issue will be discussed, considering the recent escalation of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations,” the source notes. 

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