"Turkey's consistent position on a solution scenario based on the use of force in Nagorno-Karabakh contradicts Russia's position, but it does not interfere close cooperation between the two countries," said the head of the press service of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
According to him, Turkey has taken a consistent position on a scenario based on the use of force in Nagorno-Karabakh: “In connection with this we did not agree with our Turkish counterparts and we do not agree. This does not interfere with our close cooperation at all levels including the highest levels. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President recap Tayyip Erdogan are always in dialogue. In the presence of certain disagreements, the relations between the two presidents allow us, when necessary, to put together efforts in order to contribute to the solution of a number of regional problems.”
The spokesman of the Kremlin confirmed what said Putin and Erdogan during the preparation of the joint statement of Russian, Azerbaijan, and Armenian leaders: “In general, Russia and Turkey have many points of overlap. Both countries are interested in stability in macro-region. Russia and Turkey have many mutual interests in terms of trade and economic cooperation and investment cooperation. Cooperation meets the interests of both Moscow and Ankara.”