Today, Armenia is one step away from the transport blockade, the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, the co-chairman of the Trilateral Working Group on the opening of economic and transport relations in the South Caucasus, Alexey Overchuk from Russia, said in an interview with "Rossiyskaya Gazeta", According to APA's Moscow correspondent,
"Armenia knows very well that the transport blockade hinders the future economic development of the country. Today, there is one step left to eliminate it," said the deputy head of the Russian government.
Ovechruk said that the problem of removing Armenia from the transport blockade was solved in the trilateral format of Azerbaijan-Armenia-Russia:"Yes, precisely for this purpose, a Working Group was established under the joint chairmanship of the deputy heads of government of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia, by the decision of the heads of state, to open economic and transport relations in the region. Achieving this goal will be a decisive step towards turning the South Caucasus from a hotbed of tension into a region of stability and economic progress."
The Russian co-chairman said that open communications will allow the development of trade and humanitarian relations, and allow neighbors to communicate with each other:
"This is the best treatment for long-term wounds in the region. Russia also needs these roads, because they will pass through the territories of all friendly countries and go to friendly countries.