ARMENIAN PARLIAMENTARY FACTIONS TREAT THE INITIAL ARMENIAN-TURKISH PROTOCOLS DIFFERENTLY
ArmInfo. The opposition Heritage party does not know yet what steps
to take in case of signing of the Armenian-Turkish initial protocols.
The leader of the Heritage parliamentary faction Stepan Safaryan said
at today’s briefing in the parliament that the Armenian authorities
will undoubtedly sign the protocols.
For her part, the leader of the Orinats Yerkir parliamentary faction,
Hegine Bisharyan, said that the process on normalization of the
Armenian-Turkish relations will justify their expectations as the
process is developing.
‘This process is stemming from the interests of every citizen of
Armenia’, – she said.
The representative of Prosperous Armenia Party, Naira Zohrabyan, said
that their party’s position regarding normalization of relations with
Turkey has not changed. ‘Prosperous Armenia Party supports signing
of the Armenian-Turkish Protocols without pre-conditions’, – she said.
The leader of the ARF Dashnaktiutyun parliamentary faction, Vahan
Hovannisyan, called the Armenian-Turkish protocols an ultimatum. ‘It
is not clear why Armenia does not want to sign these protocols
with reservations as Azerbaijan does when signing any document with
Armenia’, – he said. At the same time Hovannisyan hopes the protocols
will not be signed.