RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY: RUSSIA READY TO BE GUARANTOR OF KARABAKH SETTLEMENT

Pan Armenian News
14.06.2005 05:05

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Russia is ready to play the role of a guarantor
of the Karabakh settlement, if Azerbaijan and Armenia arrive at a
compromise over the problem, Russian Foreign Ministry representative
Alexander Yakovenko stated. Russia will support the decision that fits
all parties to conflict, he underscored. Touching upon the bilateral
contacts of Moscow and Baku the diplomat remarked active growth of
commercial and economic relations. Thus, in his words, last year the
volume of commodity turnover between Russia and Azerbaijan increased
50%, as well as 40% within the initial 5 months this year, the Golos
Rossii reported.