16 Mar 2022 20:07

Putin, Pashinyan discuss implementation of agreements on Karabakh, restoration of transport links in South Caucasus

MOSCOW. March 16 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed progress in the implementation of the trilateral agreements on Nagorno-Karabakh between the leaders of Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, in particular, the observance of the ceasefire, and the restoration of transport and logistical ties in the South Caucasus, in a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said.

"Nikol Pashinyan also spoke of the recent contacts seeking to improve Armenian-Azerbaijani and Armenian-Turkish relations," the press service said in a statement.

"The mutual intention to further strengthen the strategic partnership and alliance between Russia and Armenia was reaffirmed. The parties agreed on the Armenian prime minister's visit to Russia in the near future," the statement said.