Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia Hold Meeting on Restoration of Transport Communication

Deputy Prime Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan held the second meeting on restoration of regional transport communication, Armenia Deputy Prime Minister’s press service announced Friday, TASS informed.

“The meeting discussed the process of joint work, based on the November 9 statement of Prime Minister of Armenia and Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan, as well as implementation of clauses 2, 3 and 4 of January 11 statement. The schedule for further operations was negotiated,” the announcement says.

Two expert groups were established under the Deputy Prime Ministers’ decision. The first group will include representatives of Armenian National Security Service, Ministries of the Interior, Economy, Territorial Management and Infrastructures. The second group will represent Armenia’s State Revenue Committee, Food Safety Inspection Body, as well as the National Security Service and Foreign Ministry.

The first meeting of the Deputy Prime Ministers took place on January 30 in Moscow.

On November 9, Prime Minister of Armenia and Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan signed a joint statement of full cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh. On January 11, they agreed to establish a working group at the level of Deputy Prime Minister that focuses on restoration of transport and economic ties in the region.