Putin, Pashinyan welcome Turkish-Armenian normalization
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday welcomed the normalization process initiated to mend ties between Turkiye and Armenia.
A joint statement issued following a meeting of the two leaders at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow also stressed the commitment of Russia and Armenia to develop bilateral relations.
'Normalization process of Armenian and Turkish relations'
"Putin and Pashinyan welcomed the normalization process of Armenian and Turkish relations, which was initiated with the support of Russia," it said.
The two leaders also exchanged views on the situation in the South Caucasus and expressed support for the continuation of constructive work within the framework of regular meetings of the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia, said the joint statement.
It said Putin and Pashinyan also expressed their support for the consistent implementation of the agreements signed between Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia on Nov. 9, 2020, Jan. 11, 2021 and Nov. 26, 2021 to ensure security and economic development.