EurasiaNet , NY
Jan 5 2010
TURKEY: ANKARA AND MOSCOW CONDUCTING LOW-KEY TALKS ON NAGORNO-KARABAKH
Turkish President Abdullah Gul revealed on January 5 that Turkey and
Russia have been engaged in closed-door discussions concerning Armenia
since Ankara and Yerevan tentatively agreed on a roadmap toward
reconciliation last October.
Gul made the revelation during an interview broadcast on CNN Turk. He
stated that "silent, yet very active diplomacy" has been occurring
between Turkey and Russia, focusing on a political settlement of the
"While we are raising the frozen conflicts, making the process open
would only complicate it," Gul told CNN Turk, explaining why details
of the discussions are being kept under wraps.
Turkey’s budding rapprochement with Armenia has unsettled Azerbaijan,
Ankara’s strategic ally and Yerevan’s long-time foe.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress