MOSCOW. – Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents in the trilateral meeting with the participation of Russian President in Sochi on Monday acknowledged necessity to refuse extreme positions and called for continuing efforts to converge their positions, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov said after the Presidents’ meeting, RIA Novosty reports.
“Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents supported by their Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev acknowledged that it is necessary to refuse maximalist positions for the further progress,” Lavrov said.
During the meeting Ilham Aliyev, Serzh Sargsyan and Dmitri Medvedev discussed the whole complex of issues left inconsistent in the project of the basic principles on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement.
“The Presidents exchanged opinions on important topics. They expressed readiness to strengthen work on basic principles in order later to elaborate on legal obligations for peaceful agreement,” Russian FM said.
Besides, Russia, as an OSCE Minsk Group mediator, will continue efforts in converging positions between the sides.
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