Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the European Union mission in Armenia creates serious doubts from the legitimacy point of view, Russian FM noted about this at the joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
“We can not comment the details, announcement voiced from Brussels. We see how the European Union is abused by Armenia and Azerbaijan. As well as European Union mission in Armenia creates serious doubts from the legitimacy point of view. In particular, its function, mandate, its term, a lot of questions that the mission will add value to the normalization of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. However, wheteher to cooperate with whoever or not is the sovereign right of the parties. We also stressed the talks with President Ilham Aliyev in today's negotiations and yesterday that we are guided by the principle of "help", which is a major principle in all our activities,” noted Russian FM.