14 Jan 2022 19:05

Armenia, Turkey focused on attaining practical result in talks on normalizing relations - Russian Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW. Jan 14 (Interfax) - Representatives of Armenia and Turkey, who met in Moscow on Friday, spoke in favor of continuing the dialogue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

"On January 14, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko had separate meetings with the Armenian and Turkish special representatives on normalizing bilateral relations, Ruben Rubinyan and Serdar Kilic, who have arrived in Moscow. The Armenian and Turkish special representatives also had a direct contact," the ministry said in a statement.

"The parties displayed their willingness to hold a dialogue in a constructive and non-politicized manner, in the spirit of openness and determination to attain a practical result, moving step by step, from the simple to the complex. They agreed to continue looking for common ground, which would serve for the good of the two nations and be in the best interests of the region's stability and economic prosperity," it said.