ArmInfo. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the agenda for the visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Azerbaijan.
Thus, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, on May 10-11, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will pay a working visit to Baku, within the framework of which a meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and negotiations with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov are planned.
"The Russian side is committed to continuing an open and mutually respectful dialogue on the entire spectrum of development of relations with Azerbaijan - in politics, economy, cultural and humanitarian fields. Particular attention will be paid to the comprehensive implementation of the statements of the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia of November 9, 2020 and January 11. 2021. It is planned to consider the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the humanitarian aspects of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement, issues of post-conflict reconstruction and the establishment of a peaceful life. Among the main tasks is to unblock all transport and economic ties in the region. The heads of the foreign ministries of Azerbaijan and Russia will also discuss issues of coordination of interaction at the platforms of leading regional and international associations - the CIS, UN, OSCE, Non-Aligned Movement, Council of Europe, BSEC, "the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
At the same time, it is emphasized that despite the difficult epidemiological situation, the Russian- Azerbaijani dialogue remained intense in 2020 and is gradually returning to face-to-face format. It is based on regular contacts at the highest and high levels, developed inter-parliamentary, intergovernmental and interdepartmental ties, as well as interaction at the regional level.
To recall, on May 5-6 Lavrov was on a working visit to Yerevan. The focus of the talks was on the Karabakh issue.