A joint statement was adopted following a trilateral meeting between the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Moscow.
The announcement is presented below.
"The statement of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the President of the Russian Federation, January 11, 2021.
We, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Aliyev, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Pashinyan and the President of the Russian Federation Putin announce the following ․
1. For the implementation of Clause 9 of the November 9, 2020 Statement on Unblocking All Economic and Transport Relations in the Region, we support the establishment of a trilateral working group chaired by the Deputy Prime Ministers of the Republic of Armenia, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan, whichi is proposed by Putin.
2. The Working Group will hold its first meeting until January 30, 2021, based on the results of which it will compile a list of the main areas of work arising from the application of Clause 9 of the Declaration, prioritizing rail and road communications, as well as the Republic of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia. Other directions agreed between the Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Parties).
3. In order to carry out the main activities, the Co-Chairs of the Working Group shall approve the composition of expert subgroups in those fields, which shall include representatives of the competent authorities of the Parties and officials of the organizations. The expert subgroups will submit a list of projects within one month after the meeting of the working group, in which they will present the necessary resources and measures for their implementation and approval by the Parties at the highest level.
4. By March 1, 2021, the Working Group shall submit to the Parties for approval at the highest level a list and schedule for the rehabilitation and construction of new transport infrastructure facilities necessary for the organization, implementation and security of international transportation through the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia.