Matvienko: Russia is doing more than other countries, for resolution of the Karabakh conflict


MOSCOW, November 2. Russia is doing more than any other state to resolve the Karabakh conflict, consistently advocating a political solution to the crisis, precluding the resumption of the war.

This was stated by the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko Armenian news portal News.am in the eve of his visit to Yerevan.

The Senator noted that “the Karabakh conflict is one of the most protracted in the post-Soviet space”, he began still in the Soviet Union, has lasted for almost 30 years. “I think today should be clear to everyone that neither one of the parties he is nothing but trouble,” she said, adding that the search for a settlement, however, has been slow.

“With all responsibility I can say that to provoke this very difficult, tight site Russia is doing more than any other state,” said Matvienko, Recalling that the Russian Federation actively works to resolve the Karabakh conflict on the grounds of the OSCE and the UN and in bilateral contacts at the highest level with the leadership of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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“Our position on this issue consistent. Russia favours a political solution, precluding resumption of the war, the bloodshed, the risk of a humanitarian catastrophe”, – stressed the head of the Federation Council. In her opinion, “the events in Ukraine, in Syria and other countries clearly show what a disaster turns into a bet on strength.” The Senator called for the active participation of parliamentarians, businessmen, figures of science and culture of Armenia and Azerbaijan in seeking ways out of the Karabakh crisis. “Such contacts contribute to the restoration of confidence between Nations and is crucial to the successful implementation of political decisions, when they are found,” she concluded.