Azerbaijani Politics 21 november — 16:29

Ilham Aliyev on readiness of Azerbaijan and Armenia to end conflict (Photo, Updated)

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Army General Sergei Shoigu, informs the press-service of the Azerbaijani head of state.

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At a meeting with Russian Defence Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev praised the progress of the implementation of the trilateral statement of November 10 on Karabakh and Russia's efforts to stabilise the situation and the actions of Russian peacekeepers in the region, RIA Novosti reports.

'We will discuss issues related to the implementation of the trilateral statement signed by the presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and the prime minister of Armenia. In our opinion, the provisions of the statement are being implemented successfully, and this once again demonstrates the readiness of both the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides to put an end to the long-term conflict and enter a political settlement,' the head of Azerbaijan said.

In addition, President Ilham Aliyev expressed gratitude to Shoigu and Putin 'for their active participation in the preparation and adoption of this important document.'

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