Lavrov: Russia-US cooperation did not suffer on Karabakh issue

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday stated that despite the deep disagreements between the US and Russia, their cooperation has not suffered on the efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, reported RIA Novosti news agency of Russia.

“It doesn’t affect [this collaboration] in any way,” said Lavrov. “Settlement of the Karabakh conflict is unique from the viewpoint of the intermediary countries, in the sense that despite very deep disagreements which are now accumulated in our relations, ‘thanks to’ the Russianphobe politics of, first of all, the Congress and the Democratic Party, [and] mostly the Republican Party [of the US].

“Of course, many domains of [Russian-American] relations have entered a deep deadlock. But cooperation did not suffer from it, on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.”