ArmInfo. The trilateral working group for unblocking all the economic and transport links in the South Caucasus is discussing the resumption of railway and highway service in the interests of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan and their neighbors, Alexey Zaitsev of Russia' foreign office reported as he informed journalists of the Russian-Armenian-Azerbaijani agreements on the unblocking of transport links via Armenia's Syunik province.
The trilateral group co-chaired by the Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani vice-premiers continues working.
In this context, Mr Zaitsev reported some progress in the wake of the group's 10th meeting in Moscow, June 3, and due to contacts on the sidelines of thee Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.
"The parties could draw their positions closer on various aspects of resumption of transport communication. The trilateral group is discussing the resumption of railway and highway service in the interests of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan and their neighbors. The co-chairs will inform mass media of the results after they reach concrete agreements," Mr Zaitsev said.
As regards the OSCE Mink Group co-chairmanship, the Russian official said that Russia stated its position at the June 22 briefing.
The working group co-chaired by Armenian Vice-Premier Mher Grigoryan, Russian Vice-Premier Alexey Overchuk and Azerbaijani Vice-Premier Shahin Mustafayev held its 10th meeting in Moscow, June 3.
"Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan drew their positions closer on border control and other types of control, as well as on safe movement of citizens, vehicles and cargoes along highways and railways via Armenia and Azerbaijan. The vice-premiers discussed possible routes of a highway between thee western regions of Azerbaijan and Nakhichevan via Armenia. The parties will continue the work to implement the agreements between the Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders on unblocking of thee transport links in the region," thee statement read.