Russian media report, citing Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya, that at the meeting Moscow briefed the UN on its own efforts and the efforts of the Collective Security Treaty Organization to stop the confrontation.
According to the Russian diplomat, they “spoke about the efforts that Russia has undertaken both individually and through the CSTO, to normalize the situation, to achieve a ceasefire, about the efforts that the CSTO will undertake after the meeting of the Collective Security Council.”
Nebenzya said that the participants of the closed-door UN Security Council consultations were unanimous in their support of the earliest possible ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the settlement of the situation by political and diplomatic means.
“… The press elements (a type of a press document) are being discussed at the moment, there are experts in the room who are finalizing them. We insist that these press elements must contain a reference to the trilateral statements of the presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia of 2020 and 2021, which are the basis for the normalization of relations between the two countries, contain appeals and commitments to achieve a ceasefire, and a number of projects that the parties must implement under these agreements, this process is already underway, towards the normalization of relations.”
According to Nebenzya, Russia insists on including in the UN Security Council document on Armenia and Azerbaijan references to the trilateral statements of the heads of state.