Armenia requested Russia's assistance in mediating the normalization of ties with Ankara, Spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said at a weekly briefing, Report informs.
"I can confirm that Armenia appealed to Russia for mediating between Yerevan and Ankara. Russia is interested in it and took efforts to normalize the Armenian-Turkish relations. Our country is ready to further assist in this. Launching this process will undoubtedly promote the recovery of the overall situation in the region and formation of the atmosphere of good neighborhood and trust, which is relevant now," Zakharova said.