Azerbaijan president Ilham Aliyev on Thursday (31 May) received at his office Muslim diplomats accredited to Azerbaijan and exchanged with them greetings on the occasion of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
photo: President Aliyev with Muslim diplomats accredited to Azerbaijan (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Azerbaijan).
Earlier in the day Putin made a shorty private visit to Austria, where he attended the wedding of the Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneisl, and held what was described by the Kremlin as "a brief conversation" with the Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz.
Addressing Armenia's foreign policy Nikol Pashinyan said he wanted a qualitative improvement in the relations with Russia and to improve relations with the EU. To those who are saying Armenia is going to the west, Pashinyan said, "Armenia is going nowhere. It is just standing on its feet"