Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu was expected in Baku on Sunday evening at the start of a short visit to Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijani media are reporting the visit but giving no information.
Commonspace.eu however understands that the visit is a follow up on discussions that Russian president Vladimir Putin had in Baku last week with Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliev. Putin met his national Security Council on Thursday during which a number of follow-up actions were decided.
phto: Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (archive picture).
The co-Chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Process dealing with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict issued a statement on Monday afternoon (23 April) calling on the sides in the conflict to take iommediate steps to reduce tensions.