Azeri Speaker warns Turkey against opening Armenian border
Trend news agency
6 Apr 04
“If Turkey opens the border with Armenia, it will deal a blow not only
to Azerbaijani-Turkish friendship but also to the entire Turkic
world,” Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Murtuz Alasgarov told a meeting
of the Milli Maclis today, Trend reports.
Alasgarov said that the opening of the border could undermine the
strengthening friendly and fraternal relations between Turkey and
As for the calls for the restoration of Azerbaijan’s territorial
integrity militarily, the parliament speaker said there should be no
haste in this issue. We give preference to a negotiated settlement to
the conflict, but if this does not yield any fruit, then “Azerbaijan
is ready to liberate its lands in other ways”, he said.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress