WISH OF MUNICIPALITY HEAD TO CO-OPERATE WITH ARMENIA CAN NOT AFFECT FOREIGN POLICY OF TURKEY - HEAD OF IGDIR MUNICIPALITY
Author: E.Javadova

TREND, Azerbaijan
Nov 30 2006

The wish of the municipality head to co-operate with Armenia can not
affect the foreign policy of Turkey, the Head of the Igdir Municipality
(Turkey), Nurettin Aras who is on the visit to Azerbaijan briefed
the media on November 30,Trendreports.

He stressed that the Turkish Government condemns Kars for its effort
to co-operate with Armenia in various spheres. "Armenia still maintains
Nagorno-Karabakh under occupation and wants our lands, and we consider
that it is impossible to release their hands. We also consider the wish
of the municipality head to co-operate with Armenia as impossible,"
Aras said.

He expressed his regret for the erection of a monument in Kars,
which is the symbol of fraternity with Armenia.