Russia says will support unblocking of communications in Caucasus

Russia says will support unblocking of communications in Caucasus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia will continue to support the efforts of Armenia and Azerbaijan to unblock economic and transport communications in the South Caucasus, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, told a briefing on Wednesday, June 22.

"We welcome the intensification of the activities of the trilateral working group, co-chaired by the vice-premiers of the three countries (Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia - TASS note) to unblock economic and transport ties in the South Caucasus," she said.

Zakharova recalled that on the commission met on June 3 and "brought their positions closer on a number of issues," while on June 16-17, discussions continued on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

"The Russian side will continue to provide close assistance to this process," Zakharova stressed.

The trilateral working group on the unblocking of transport communications met in Russia on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Armenpress reported earlier, citing Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan's office.

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