“After half a year has passed since your last visit to Baku, we can state with satisfaction the continuation of positive dynamics in our relations,” RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

The Russian Foreign Ministry previously reported that Lavrov would also hold talks with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.

On May 5-6, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry visited Armenia, where he held talks with his Armenian counterpart Ara Ayvazyan, as well as with the acting Prime Minister of the country Nikol Pashinyan.