1 Sep 2018 18:14

Azeri president intends to discuss Karabakh conflict settlement with Putin

BOCHAROV RUCHEI, Sochi. Sept 1 (Interfax) - Azeri President Ilham Aliyev is planning to discuss the Karabakh conflict settlement and the regional agenda at his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Of course, today we will discuss issues relating to the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, regional problems," Aliyev said at a meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Saturday.

The meeting will lend an additional impetus to the Russian-Azerbaijani relations, he said.

A day earlier the Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told journalists that the two leaders would hold talks in the narrow and enlarged formats. The meeting will end with the parties signing intergovernmental and inter-agency documents. The two leaders will also make a press statement.

The presidents will consider key topics of the bilateral agenda, including the prospects of further developing mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation, the Kremlin press service said. The meeting will also involve an exchange of views on pressing international and regional problems.