Telephone conversation with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev 2021-06-23 17:25:00 Vladimir Putin has a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, at the initiative of the Azerbaijani side. The presidents discussed practical aspects of implementing the agreements reached by the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia on Nagorno-Karabakh on November 9, 2020, and January 11, 2021. They focused on the need to intensify trilateral efforts to restore economic ties and transport communications in the South Caucasus. During the discussion of current issues Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev confirmed their mutual striving towards strengthening bilateral strategic partnership. The two leaders agreed to continue contacts at various levels.