UAE FOREIGN MINISTER EMPHASIZES IMPORTANCE OF ARMENIA-TURKEY RELATIONS
19.01.2010 14:05 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ RA Vice Premier and Territorial Administration
Minister Armen Gevorgyan is on a working visit to United Arab Emirates,
ministerial press service reported.
Armenian delegation to UAE includes Vice Minister of Energy and Natural
Resources Areg Galstyan and RA Ambassador to UAE Vahagn Melikyan.
During the visit, RA Vice Premier met with UAE Foreign Minister,
Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan to summarize results of last
year’s visits. UAE Foreign Minister emphasized the importance of
RA Vice Premier, in turn, stated that Armenia continues with the
policy of RA-Turkey ties normalization, informing of another step
undertaken in this direction: RA Constitutional Court’s recognition
of Protocol’s conformity with Armenian Constitution.
Armen Gevorgyan also emphasized the importance of UAE Embassy opening
The Protocols aimed at normalization of bilateral ties and opening of
the border between Armenia and Turkey were signed in Zurich by Armenian
Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet
Davutoglu on October 10, 2009, after a series of diplomatic talks
held through Swiss mediation.
On January 12, 2010, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of
Armenia found the protocols conformable to the country’s Organic Law.