Moscow: Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan have ended.
The meeting lasted almost 4 hours, and as a result, a statement was signed on new steps to develop infrastructure projects in Nagorno-Karabakh.
After the meeting, Putin described the talks held as important and useful.
"I consider today's meeting extremely important and useful, since we were able to agree and signed a joint statement on the development of the situation in the region", - he said and specified that he meant concrete steps to develop economic ties and infrastructure projects.
The Russian president also said that all three parties agreed that the terms of the agreement of November 9, 2020 are generally adhered to, and there are no serious incidents.
At the same time, Pashinyan stated that the status of Nagorno-Karabakh remains one of the unresolved issues.
"Unfortunately, this conflict remains unresolved. Of course, we managed to secure a ceasefire, but there are still a lot of issues that must be resolved. One of these issues is the status of Nagorno-Karabakh", - he said.
Also, in his words, the issue of exchange of prisoners of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan remains not fully resolved.
In turn, Aliyev called the meeting with Pashinyan and Putin important for the further development of the region.
Aliyev expressed hope that the neighboring countries will actively participate in the creation of transport infrastructure in the south of the Caucasus. In his opinion, the Karabakh conflict is in the past an it is important to to think about the future.