The Russian Foreign Ministry has corrected the views expressed by Sergei Lavrov at a joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan in Yerevan on the situation around the village of Farrukh in Khojaly, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.
The transcript of the Lavrov-Mirzoyan press conference was published on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry in the evening. The transcript changes the views of the Russian Foreign Minister on the situation around the village of Farrukh.
Thus, Lavrov voiced at a direct press conference “The settlement of the situation is one of the priorities of the Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh. Our Armenian friends are well aware of this.
There are already certain results “on the ground” in terms of de-escalation of the situation. We have an understanding that within the framework of the substantive delimitation work that has begun, these issues will be considered and resolved by all means” were changed to “As for the situation, the Russian military (our Armenian friends are well aware of this) “keep” it as one of their priorities.
We hope that the launch of the process of delimitation of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border will help increase confidence between Baku and Yerevan and prevent incidents like Farrukh in the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping contingent.”