ANKARA: Turkish, Armenian foreign ministers meet in Davos

Anadolu AGency, Turkey
Jan 29 2009

Turkish, Armenian foreign ministers meet in Davos

Davos, 28 January: The Turkish foreign minister met his Armenian
counterpart in Davos, Switzerland, today.

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ali Babacan had a meeting with Armenian
Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian in Davos on the sidelines of the
annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

"I will have another meeting with Nalbandian later," Babacan told

Babacan said that he had met Nalbandian for five or six times since
the national soccer game between the two countries in September 2008.

The Turkish foreign minister said that Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep
Tayyip Erdogan was scheduled to meet Azerbaijani President Ilham
Aliyev on Friday [30 January], and Armenian President Serzh Sargsian
was also demanding a meeting.