PETER SEMNEBY: 'URRENT SITUATION BETWEEN ARMENIA AND TURKEY CANNOT LAST FOREVER

ArmInfo
2009-11-02 12:59:00

ArmInfo. The current situation between Armenia and Turkey cannot
last forever, everyone have to adapt to normalization, open borders,
and so on, EU Special Representative for South Caucasus Peter Semneby
says in an interview with "Vremya Novostey".

"It's necessary to consider how to protect and develop own interests in
region under new situation. The war in Georgia showed that proceeding
territorial conflicts bring great risks. This developing moved
Armenian- Turkish relations," he says.

When asked whether Russian influence in Caucasus fines down due to
normalization between Armenia and Turkey, Peter Semneby said so far
as Russia invests in Armenia's infrastructure and builds railways it
can benefit only from open borders.