Moscow did not think about including Nagorno-Karabakh in Russia.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this at a press conference, RBC correspondent reports.
“Regarding the exotic proposal to include Nagorno-Karabakh in the Russian Federation, as I understand it, the independence of Karabakh is not recognized by anyone, including the Republic of Armenia, we have no such thoughts even close,” Lavrov said, answering the question. whether the option of including the region in Russia is being considered.
Moscow proceeds from the assumption that all issues related to Karabakh should be resolved primarily by Armenia and Azerbaijan, Lavrov added.
The minister added that there are no “secret annexes” to the agreements and agreements signed by the parties with the assistance of Russia.
The armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh resumed on September 27. The leaders of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan signed an armistice agreement on November 9, ending the hostilities. According to its terms, Baku has passed part of the territories under the control of Yerevan.