US STATE DEPARTMENT: WE REMAIN READY TO WORK CLOSELY WITH BOTH GOVERNMENTS
The U.S. State Department welcomed the joint statement, saying
normalization should take place without preconditions and within a
"We urge Armenia and Turkey to proceed expeditiously," State
Department spokesman Ian Kelly said in a statement. "We remain ready
to work closely with both governments in support of normalization, a
historic process that will contribute to peace, security and stability
throughout the region.", Reuters reported.