(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 31. Minister of
Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov has hold a telephone
conversation with his counterpart Sergey Lavrov, trend reports citing
During the telephone conversation the sides discussed bilateral
issues between Azerbaijan and Russia, measures to ensure peace and
stability in the region, including the current situation in
connection with the Lachin-Khankendi road.
Minister Bayramov noted with regret that, contrary to the
tripartite statement, the demands of the protesters to stop illegal
economic activities in the territory of Azerbaijan and the misuse
of the Lachin-Khankendi road, where the Russian peacekeeping
contingent is temporarily deployed, have not yet been fulfilled. He
recalled that the allegations of an alleged 'blockade' and the
humanitarian situation have no basis.
He underlined that, despite the fact that Armenia had occupied
the territory of Azerbaijan for 30 years, immediately after the
war, Azerbaijan has proposed to establish and normalize relations
with Armenia, made efforts to reach an agreement in the direction
of delimitation, opening transport and communication lines and
reaching a peace agreement with Armenia. Despite this, as the
minister noted, the provocations of the Armenian side impede
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual
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