President of Russia Vladimir Putin plans to invite the Armenian president to Moscow for consultations on the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a statement today during the joint news conference in Baku, Trend reports.
"I am going to get into contact with the president of Armenia soon and invite him to Moscow for holding consultations on the problem, the Russias leader said noting, he assesses optimistically the opportunities for the Nagorno-Karabakh problem settlement. "I agree with the president of Azerbaijan that despite the complexity of the issue, the both negotiating sides may find mutually acceptable solution, the Russian president said. There is a chance to settle the problem. We will do our utmost to facilitate the issue to be resolved and remained in the past and added that he absolutely rules out for himself any pressure on one of the sides. We may act as mediators and guarantors of the accords reached. Putin declared on the Russias interest in resolving all conflicts on the post-Soviet space.
Aliyev said, in his turn, the issues of settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorny Karabakh and possible ways for its solution have been discussed with the Russian counterpart. В"We count on the future active role of Russia as our neighbour, as a great country and as the OSCE Minsk group co-chairing country in settling, just and fair resolving of the conflict based on principles and norms of international law, Aliyev underscored.