Mediamax, Armenia
Oct 30 2009


Armenian minister denies any pressure exerted on signing protocols
with Turkey


The foreign ministers of leading countries of the world, who
participated in the signing of the Armenian-Turkish protocols in
Zurich on 10 October, facilitated the process of normalizing relations
between Armenia and Turkey and did not exert pressure on anyone,
Armenian Mediamax news agency quoted Armenian Foreign Minister Edvard
Nalbandyan as saying on 30 October.

Nalbandyan went on to say: "This was the Armenian side's initiative,
and we came to an agreement along with Turkey, which were welcomed by
all countries of the world, with the exception of one (presumably
Azerbaijan)," the news agency reported.