OPENING OF BORDER WITH ARMENIA HINGES ON SOLUTION OF EXISTING PROBLEMS
29.09.2008 13:14 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The opening of the border gates with Armenia hinges
on solution of the existing problems, Turkish President Abdullah
"The aim of talks with Armenia is to start a dialogue that would
remove the problems. If these problems were solved, then we could
have any kind of cooperation, including the opening of the borders,
full-fledged relations and broader economic solidarity," Gul told
reporters in in New York, Hurriyet reports.
Turkey and Armenia do not have diplomatic relations. The border
between the two countries has been closed since 1993.
A warmer period began after Turkish President Abdullah Gul paid a
visit to Armenia early September to attend a match between national
Turkey hopes this period would lead to normalization of relations.