MOSCOW (Arka) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan later this year, Russian daily Izvestia reported quoting a presidential aide on foreign affairs Yuri Ushakov.
According to Ushakov, the trips are scheduled for September and October. In late September, Putin will pay a visit to Azerbaijan. Then, on September 27-28 he will attend a meeting of CIS leaders in the Tajik capital Dushanbe. Putin’s visit to Uzbekistan is planned for October.
Besides, before the end of the year Russia will host a trilateral summit with the participation of the presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan.
The first meeting of the presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan was held in 2016. Later summits were held in Baku and Tehran. President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan had two meetings this year with Vladimir Putin- in June and in September.