Russian FM Sergey Lavrov has said that the regional platform "3+3" is becoming more and more promising, Ednews reports, making the remarks at a bilateral meeting with Azerbaijani FM Jeyhun Bayramov in Moscow.
"Ilham Aliyev's initiative to form a regional platform of the South Caucasus "3+3" is already taking shape. This is also a promising format. I will be glad to hear your assessments on further steps in this direction," Lavrov told Bayramov. He added that the Russian side expects Azerbaijani #President Ilham Aliyev to attend the informal summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to be held in St. Petersburg.
"At the very end of the month, traditionally at the beginning of Christmas days, St. Petersburg will host meetings of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and an informal CIS summit, where we expect the participation, as it was in previous years, of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev," Lavrov said.