Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan last night, the sides discussed the escalation of tensions on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday.
“In the context of the conversation that took place now there is intensive work at the expert level. I will not say more for now, we will inform you as we receive the results of this work,” he added.
Overall, according to Peskov, “it is difficult to overestimate the role of the Russian Federation, the role of Putin personally" in resolving the situation. “Naturally, the President is making every effort to help de-escalate tensions on the border, these efforts are continuing,” the Spokesman said.
At the same time, he did not talk about Moscow's intentions with regard to Yerevan's appeal to the CSTO for help.
“I would not like to say more now, the work is underway, [including] different coordination, I would not like to announce something before the process of coordination is completed,” Peskov said.