“We mourn the dead and Express our condolences to the families of those killed and wounded,” – said in a statement the three leaders published on the Kremlin website.
the Presidents called for an immediate cessation of hostilities between the armed forces of the parties involved. “We also call on the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to immediately commit themselves in good faith and without preconditions to resume negotiations on the merits of the settlement with the assistance of the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group”, – concluded the head of state.
Later, macron said that he had made with Putin and trump share all the information on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. “As members of the OSCE Minsk group, we act to return the situation to normal and a ceasefire without any conditions”, – he said.
Statement of the presidents of Russia, USA and France on Nagorno-Karabakh, Senator Alexei Pushkov called “rare recent example of the unity of the global leaders in acute regional crisis.” “This unity is neither on Syria nor on Donbass, nor Iran,” he said on his page on “Twitter”.
“a Strong move on the part of world leaders,” said a statement by the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. In his opinion, the common position of Putin, trump and Macron “inspires hope for a normalization of the situation in the region,” but has the value not only of the conflict itself. “This is an indicator that international diplomacy is still alive and that the community is ready to respond to the challenges that have themes that unite these very different countries, helping to set aside the contradictions,” Kosachev wrote on his page on Facebook.
the position of the leaders “is quite hard, indicates that there will be approval and support for those responsible for the continuation of the fighting and of casualties”. “And out here, in particular, to play the theme of contradictions between Russia and the West, in what are already trying to speculate in some third countries”, – said Kosachev.
the Joint statement should be heard in Baku and Yerevan, the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky. “The most important thing now for the international community to achieve a ceasefire in the zone of Armenian-Azerbaijani confrontation, – he said to journalists. – All parties should heed the call of the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk group and return to the negotiating table”. The MP is convinced that a military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict does not exist. “Otherwise, the fire in the Caucasus could spread far beyond the region,” he said.
On the preparation of the joint statement, Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with permanent members of the security Council of the Russian Federation. Particular attention�� was paid to the situation on the contact line in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, expressed extreme concern about the continuing fighting, said the press service of the Kremlin. “The meeting pointed out the extreme danger in the region, associated with the transfer to fighters from Syria and Libya,” – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.