BAKU: Robert Wexler Supports Candidacy Of Barack Obama


Azeri Press Agency
March 2 2008

Washington. Husniyya Hasanova-APA. Robert Wexler, co-chair of the
Congress’ working group on Turkey announced that he will support the
candidacy of Obama in presidential elections in 2008, Wexler told APA
US bureau that Barack Obama can bring positive changes to policy and
change the atmosphere in Washington.

He mentioned that Obama stated several times that he will carry out
negotiations with Iran and North Korea. Congressman did not agree
with opinion that Obama supports Armenians. He stated that Obama has
not met with the members of Turkish Community yet.

"Bill Clinton and George Bush also stated that they will recognize
so-called Armenian genocide, but they did not do so. Presidential
candidates can give promises, but they will take several factors into
account which can cause damage to country’s interests. US respects
to Turkey," he said.

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