US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have discussed ways of finding a long-term political solution to Armenia-Azerbaijani conflict, the State Department said.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met on the margins of the Arctic Council Ministerial. A representative of the US State department, Ned Price reported.

The Secretary noted that the United States sought a more stable and predictable relationship with Moscow. 

He underscored the imperative of ensuring humanitarian access for the people of Syria, while they also discussed regional issues, including finding a long-term political solution to the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.