Lavrov and Mamedyarov discuss Karabakh and coronavirus

Lavrov and Mamedyarov discuss Karabakh and coronavirus

Foreign Ministers of Russia and Azerbaijan, Sergey Lavrov and Elmar Mammadyarov, held a telephone conversation, the Russian foreign ministry said.

The two top diplomats discussed current issues of Russian-Azerbaijani relations and foreign policy coordination, including efforts to combat the coronavirus infection and its aftermaths, as well as tasks of medical and biological security. 

"They also exchanged views on possible steps towards Nagorno-Karabakh settlement with due account of initiatives voiced by Russia, the United States and France as co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group," the statement reads.

Apart from that, the ministers discussed cooperation between Moscow and Baku within the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).