| President Vladimir Putin holds meeting with Russia's religious organization. (Photo: eadaily.com)
The President said Russia is in contact with both Armenia and Azerbaijan, and said he hopes the two sides can work out their differences by peaceful means.
Days earlier, President Putin discussed by phones with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliev and Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashynian ways to end the conflict with.
At the 17th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow last month, Putin said Russia is more concerned about this issue than any other country because it has close ties with both Armenia and Azerbaijan.