“The statements have been made calling on the parties to be restrained and to strictly abide by the ceasefire regime. Such statement have also been made by Russia’s Presidential Administration and MFA”, said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Maria Zakharova at the briefing held by her today, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
M. Zakharova reminded that the minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov made urgent contacts with his Azerbaijani and Armenian counterparts: “Meanwhile, this week, Lavrov discussed the situation with Azerbaijan’s and Armenia’s ambassadors. Moscow also implements cooperation via military agencies. We told this previously. Yerevan and Baku come up with different initiatives regarding ceasefire and resumption of process of negotiations. We are discussing it with the parties. We hope that after lifting of the restrictions applied to international travels, the opportunity will emerge for substantive discussion of the complex issues related to settlement of the conflict".