The Russian Foreign Ministry announced today, Sunday, that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the status quo in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
The Russian news agency “Sputnik” reported, on Sunday, that the two ministers reiterated the necessity of strict implementation of all the terms of the joint statement of the foreign ministers of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, which was adopted after the Moscow talks on Saturday and the day before.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in its statement: “An exchange of views took place on the situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, which arose as a result of the tripartite negotiations in Moscow on the ninth and tenth of October.
And the necessity of strict implementation of all provisions of the joint statement of the foreign ministers of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia, issued on the tenth of October.
Clashes were renewed between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the region on September 27th.
It is noteworthy that the region is internationally recognized within the borders of Muslim-majority Azerbaijan, but controlled by Christian Armenian separatists.