MOSCOW, June 10. /TASS/. The Kremlin has confirmed that preparations are underway for the three-party summit on Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.
The summit may be held in St. Petersburg, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday. "Work is conducted in this sphere, and we do not rule out that such meetings will be held," Peskov noted. "If it is finally confirmed, we will provide information, like we always do," he added.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and French Ambassador to Moscow Jean-Maurice Ripert have discussed preparations for the trilateral summit on Nagorno-Karabakh in St. Petersburg. "During the meeting, the sides discussed issues connected with international efforts on resolving the crisis in Ukraine, as well as preparations for the trilateral summit on Nagorno-Karabakh settlement in St. Petersburg. They also touched upon the situation in the South Caucasus and in Central Asia," the foreign ministry said.
The ministry did no clarify the concrete date of the summit.