Joint statement from Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia

In the city of Sochi, Russia, the trilateral summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, where the developments in Nagorno-Karabakh were discussed, ended after about 3 hours. After the summit, Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia issued a joint statement. Putin, Aliyev and Pashinyan read the joint statement in front of the cameras.


According to the statement, it was stated that the leaders decided to establish a bilateral commission on the redefinition of the borders between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and that Russia would provide all necessary assistance for the normalization of relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

In the statement, it was stated that projects will be started as soon as possible to bring the economic potential of Nagorno-Karabakh to light, and it was announced that steps will be taken to ensure stability and security on the borders of Azerbaijan and Armenia.


Emphasizing that the new decisions taken in the trilateral meeting will contribute to security in the South Caucasus, Aliyev said, “The decisions taken in the tripartite meeting in Sochi will contribute to the formation of a safer and more predictable situation in the South Caucasus. We had a comprehensive and sincere meeting with Putin and Pashinyan,” he said.

Noting that Russia is more than Azerbaijan’s strategic partner, Aliyev added that after the 2nd Karabakh War, Azerbaijan delivered more than 100 prisoners of war to Armenia. (UAV)