For the integration of the Armenian population of Karabakh into the legal system of Azerbaijan, a step-by-step road map should be drawn up, providing a firm guarantee for the rights and security of the Armenian population of Karabakh, said the first deputy of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Dmitry Polyansky, Report informs.

According to him, Russia plays a leading role in resolving relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia and is interested in resolving the crisis in the region as soon as possible.

The diplomat said that the recognition of Karabakh as a part of the territory of Azerbaijan was officially determined by Yerevan at the summits held under the auspices of the European Union.