Russia’s St. After the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Heads of State meeting held in St. Petersburg yesterday, bilateral talks between the leaders continue.
Today, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, as well as Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan Meeting face to face with Russian President Vladimir PutinAfter the leaders’ summit that took place yesterday, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, announced that they held a trilateral summit.
Speaking at the press conference, Putin said, “We held an intergovernmental meeting recently. Our colleagues said that our economic development is very good. There was a 73 percent increase in our trade in the first 10 months of this year. We started with you yesterday and we managed to have a trilateral meeting. Of course, the main issue is the South. “The resolution of the situation in the Caucasus as a whole, Azerbaijan-Armenia relations, everything related to Karabakh. We will discuss all these issues in detail as we agreed,” he said.
“LACIN CORRIDOR IS OUT OF THE CONTROL OF THE RUSSIAN PEACE POWER”
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a statement about the Russian Peacekeeping Forces deployed in the Lachin Corridor, “The most urgent issue right now is the crisis we are experiencing in the Lachin Corridor. You know that the Lachin Corridor has been closed for 20 days. This is the Russian Peace Corps in Nagorno-Karabakh. According to the tripartite declaration of the leaders of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan on November 9, 2020, the Lachin Corridor should be under the control of the Russian Peacekeeping Force. Azerbaijan should have ensured the smooth passage of passengers and cargo. However, at the moment, the Lachin Corridor is not under the control of the Russian Peacekeeping Forces. Of course, I would like to discuss this situation and the options available.”