Russia will host senior Azerbaijani and Armenian diplomats on Friday to discuss the decision of The decades-old conflict between the two neighbors.
The meeting follows several rounds of Talks led by the European Union and the United States.
Increased diplomatic involvement of Brussels and Washington in I bothered the Caucasus traditional regional powerRussia mediator.
Foreign Ministers meeting of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan ” place in Moscow on Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on May 19.
She said that before the tripartite talks, the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Ararat Mirzoyan and Jeyhun Bayramov, are expected to discuss a draft peace treaty.
Yerevan is becoming increasingly frustrated over What do you call Moscow? failure to protect Armenia in the face of a military Threat from Azerbaijan.
with faltering Russia down in Ukraine and unwilling to strain relations with Azerbaijan key Türkiye’s ally, the United States and the European Union have sought to guide the talks.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev were on Sunday met in Brussels for a new round of talks hosted by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel.
Another meeting between Pashinyan and Aliyev was set for June 1 in Moldova is expected to include French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
relations between the two former The Soviet republics have been tense since 1991 when they were Armenian military occupied Karabakh, internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan, and seven contiguous regions.
Most of The region was liberated by Baku during the war in the fall of The year 2020, which ended after a Russian-brokered peace agreement opened the door to normalization.
However, the establishment of Checkpoint on Border between Azerbaijan and Armenia in South Caucasus region last The month raised tensions.
The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said that the border checkpoint had been set up in In response to security threats from Armenia, citing transportation of Weapons and ammunition to Karabakh region. Yerevan denied the accusations.
Washington said earlier that it was “deep concerned”By Azerbaijan, the establishment of a checkpoint on Lachin Pass.
Although Russia mediated in last Big deal between the two forces is now maintained in Karabakh, it was more Recently busy with dispute in Ukraine.