Russia hopes for progress in the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
“I appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss the bilateral relations, the situation in the region and the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. This is where we are trying to reach a common ground under your leadership, the leadership of the Presidents of Armenia and Russia, as well as the Minsk Group co-chairing countries,” RIA Novosti quotes Lavrov as saying.
“I hope progress will be reached,” teh Foreign Minister stressed.
The meeting took place within the framework of Lavrov’s working visit to Baku.