Sergey Lavrov highlighted Russian leadership's determination to actively contribute to a peaceful political solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. This was reported by the Russian Foreign Ministry after the Russian Foreign Minister's meeting with Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian, ITAR-TASS reported.
Sergey Lavrov held separate meetings with Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian March 25-26, Russian Foreign Ministry reported. In addition to bilateral issues, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was discussed in the context of its consideration at meetings of the Presidents of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.
"During discussions with his counterparts, the Russian foreign minister underlined the commitment of the Russian leadership to, in line with the efforts of OSCE Minsk Group, actively promote a peaceful political solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh, an alternative to which does not exist, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The sides re-confirmed their commitment to achieving a peaceful solution in accordance with the Moscow Declaration of Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia on November 2, 2008."