January 11th local time, a new round of talks between Russian President Putin, Azerbaijani President Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Pashiniyan officially began in Moscow, Russia.
The talks were held in the Kremlin, Russia.
The President of Azerbaijan and the Prime Minister of Armenia flew to Moscow on the morning of the 11th respectively. This is also the first face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the three countries since the signing of the Karabagh ceasefire agreement last November.
After the talks began, Russian President Putin introduced the main purpose of the talks.
Putin said that at present, all parties urgently need to solve the problems related to the actions of Russian peacekeepers after the ceasefire in the Karabagh region, clarify the demarcation line of the Karabagh region, solve humanitarian problems, and protect the cultural heritage of the region.
Putin stressed that the current parties should lift the economic, trade and transportation blockade of the Naqqa region and open the border as soon as possible.
According to the previous information released by the Russian Presidential Information Bureau, in addition to the tripartite talks, Putin will also hold talks with Azerbaijani President Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Pashiniyan on that day.