YEREVAN, April 1. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan had a meeting today with visiting Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk, the press service of the Armenian government said.
Grigoryan, Overchuk and Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev chair a trilateral working group on Nagorno-Karabakh, set up by the leaders of the three countries on January 11 to deal with the reopening of transport links in the region.
Grigoryan and Overchuk were said to have discussed today issues of humanitarian support to the residents of Artsakh, prospects for deepening cooperation between the countries in such area as economy, energy, transport, infrastructure and healthcare.
They also touched upon issues related to the work of the trilateral working group on Nagorno-Karabakh.
The reopening of all roads in the region stems from a statement signed by the presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan and Armenian prime minister after talks in Moscow on January 11.
The rail and road links between Azerbaijan’s exclave Nakhichevan and the rest of Azerbaijan are to pass through southeastern Armenian province of Syunik. Armenia is supposed for its part to use Azerbaijani territory as a transit route for cargo shipments to and from Russia. -0-