Russia to provide necessary advice on delimitation of Azerbaijan-Armenia border – MFA

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 27. Russia will
provide the necessary advisory assistance on the delimitation of
the Azerbaijan-Armenia border at the parties’ request, Trend reports citing the
Russian Foreign Ministry.

According to the ministry, facilitating the normalization of
relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia in line with the
trilateral statements signed in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

“We regard their implementation key conditions for ensuring
peace and stability in the South Caucasus, as well as restoring
trust and full-fledged cooperation between Baku and Yerevan,” said
the ministry.

As the ministry noted, the Russian peacekeepers monitor
adherence to the ceasefire and contribute to the regional security
in its area of responsibility. The most important direction of
Russian efforts is the unblocking of transport communication routes
in the region.

Russia is working jointly with Azerbaijani and Armenian
partners, within the Trilateral Working Group, co-chaired by the
deputy prime ministers, toward agreeing on specific infrastructure
projects that will allow establishing rail and road links and
stimulating the resumption of economic ties, said the ministry.

“We stand for the continuation of the activity of the bilateral
Commission on the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border delimitation.
Meanwhile, the delimitation process is intended to promote the
cessation of border incidents between Azerbaijan and Armenia,” the
ministry emphasized.

“The peace treaty between Azerbaijan and Armenia is designed to
consolidate the essential principles of relations, as well as lay
the foundations for the long-term mutually beneficial cooperation.
Russia will assist in every possible way this difficult but
extremely important process to strengthen peace and security in the
South Caucasus. Humanitarian contacts contribute to the
strengthening of trust between Baku and Yerevan. The Russian side
will continue to support interaction between civil society,
parliamentarians and expert circles, aimed at normalizing
Azerbaijan-Armenia ties,” the statement said.

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