TEHRAN (Dispatches) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif will pay an official visit to Russia and Azerbaijan on November 23-24, spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran Saeed Khatibzadeh wrote on his Twitter page.
According to him, the Iranian FM will hold talks on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, recent regional processes and bilateral relations.
On November 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a joint statement on a complete ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Russian leader said the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides would remain on the positions they hold and Russian peacekeepers would be deployed to the region. Besides, Armenia and Azerbaijan should carry out the exchange of prisoners of war and the bodies of those killed.
The Aghdam region was returned to Azerbaijan Friday. The Kalbajar region will be returned before November 25 and Lachin region before December 1.
This is the second time that the Iranian foreign minister is visiting Moscow in as many months amid Tehran’s concerns about the situation in its neighborhood.
Throughout the firefight, the Islamic Republic has been invariably advising all concerned parties towards restraint, respect for international borders, and cessation of hostilities.
Iran had drawn up a plan aimed at permanent resolution of the dispute that it has presented in the Azeri, Armenian, Russian, and Turkish capitals. Following conclusion of the recent settlement, Tehran hailed that the agreement enjoyed serious "overlaps” with its proposal.