Russia offers assistance in comparing Armenia-Azerbaijan borders | Asian Stories
Moscow’s move comes after Armenia criticized Azerbaijan for sending troops to the border last week.
Moscow has pledged to support Armenia’s border talks after criticizing Azerbaijan for reaching the border, “said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of sending troops across the border last week, I reflect on the decline of the Russian-led war that has suspended six weeks of fighting between Armenian and Azeri troops last year.
Azerbaijan has refused to cross the border and says its military is only defending its position.
But Armenia said on Friday that Azerbaijan had failed to keep its promise to remove border crossings.
“Russia has offered for the first time to help border borders,” Lavrov told reporters during a visit to Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, on Wednesday.
He also said that Moscow has set up an Armenian-Azeri coalition, with Russia acting as a consultant or mediator.
Armen Grigoryan, secretary general of the Armenian security services, said the border operation would not begin until Azeri troops withdrew from the Armenian province, TASS reporters said.
However, the Armenian Ministry of Defense announced earlier Wednesday that talks between Armenian and Azeri security forces are under way, Interfax reporters said.
“In the event of a period of relative peace – in the unlikely event that Azerbaijani troops return to their homeland for no apparent reason – the Armenian military has the right to resolve the crisis in other ways, including by force,” the ministry said.
Moscow helped launch a war in November later The war saw Azel forces deport Armenians from various locations has ruled since the 1990s in the Nagorno-Karabakh region and surrounding areas.
Russia, which has a military base in Armenia, sent peacekeepers to the region last year to help bring peace.
It has strong ties and alliances between Armenia and alliances with Azerbaijan.