It’s Armenia’s turn to take action – Erdogan
14:08 – 21.05.11
Turkey has lent its hand to Armenia for reconciliation, and it’s now
Armenia’s turn to take action, the Turkish prime minister has said.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the statement yesterday at a meeting with
his voters in the town of Kars, the the Turkish news agency Dogan
“As regards brotherhood, we have always been brothers with Azerbaijan
and Nakhichevan. As for peace, we have lent our hand to Armenia for
reconciliation. And now it is that country’s turn to take action,”
Erdogan was quoted as saying.
In the course of his visit to Kars, Erdogan attended the inauguration
of an industrial college named after former Azerbaijani President
Heydar Aliyev. The Turkish-Azerbaijani relations and the construction
of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway were discussed at the meeting.
According to Turkish media, several people chanted anti-government
slogans at the demonstration with the premier. The police reportedly
arrived in no time and arrested 10 individuals.