The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, stated in his interview with the foreign media accredited in Russia that the Government of Russia takes steps for the peaceable resolution of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, Trend reports.
The President stated that Russia is a neighbor of Azerbaijan, whereas Armenia does not border with Russia. In addition, Russia is also a co-chair of the OSCE Minks Group, which is involved in the resolution of the [Armenian-Azerbaijani] Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. We hold positive work experience with Russian officials and the Russian policy in the settlement of the conflict. We succeeded to eliminate all unsolved problems. Presently, the country has achieved great successes in the economic, political and cultural spheres, the head of the sate reiterated.
Mr. Aliyev ruled out that good bonds between Russia and Armenia impede Moscow's bilateral relationships with Azerbaijan. If to compare Azerbaijan and Armenia, one can easily see which country represents more importance. From the aspect of partnership, energy, geographic situation, political situation, of course, Azerbaijan can not be compared with Armenia,' the President said.