Religious leaders are ready to contribute to the reconciliation of the peoples of Azerbaijan and Armenia for the benefit and prosperity of the present and future generations, according to a statement read out by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill following a trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia in Moscow, Russian bureau of Report informs.

“For the Azerbaijani and Armenian peoples, there is no other future than living together. Today, it is especially important to restore people’s trust,” the statement says.

Patriarch Kirill expressed gratitude to the spiritual leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia for their willingness to meet and discuss face to face “such complex problems that concern the residents and religious communities of our two fraternal peoples.”

“We are convinced that religion has a unique peacekeeping potential,” the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia added.