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ERDOGAN: NO CHINESE WALL BETWEEN ARMENIA AND TURKEY


30.04.2005 03:39

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ There is no Chinese wall between Armenia and Turkey,
stated Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reported RFE/RL. In
his words, Turkey is ready to establish diplomatic relations with Armenia if
Yerevan agrees to form a joint historical commission on research of the
Armenian Genocide. ŤOn the one hand, political relations could be
established. On the other hand, the work (on the archives) could continue,'
the Turkish Premier stated. As reported by Reuters, Erdogan did not speak of
restoring full diplomatic relations, however his statement evidences Turkey
wishes to normalize relations with Armenia.