Baku, July 17, AZERTAC
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. The Russian FM expressed his confidence that the visit will contribute to the development of the relations between the two countries. He praised Russian-Azerbaijani cooperation, saying it is developing on many fronts, particularly in humanitarian area. He said days of Russian culture will be held in Azerbaijan this year.
Mammadyarov congratulated his Russian counterpart on the successful results of talks on Iran`s nuclear program in Austria.
The FM highlighted regional situation, saying "it is important that Armenian armed forces withdraw from Azerbaijan`s occupied lands". Mammadyarov emphasized Russia`s role as a mediator in the negotiations to find a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.