ALI BABAJAN: "AZERBAIJAN AND TURKEY DEMONSTRATE POLITICAL WILL TO IMPROVE THE RELATIONS IN ALL SPHERES"

Azeri Press Agency
Dec 1 2008
Azerbaijan

Baku. Ramil Mammadli - APA. Turkey's Foreign Minister Ali Babajan,
who is visiting Azerbaijan, met with students and teachers of Gafgaz
University.

APA reports that rector of the university Ahmet Sanit gave information
about the activity of the university. Rector said Gafgaz University
played an important role in strengthening relations between Turkey
and Azerbaijan.

Addressing the event Ali Babajan said political will was demonstrated
to improve the relations in all spheres between the two countries. The
Minister underlined that Nagorno Karabakh, a part of Azerbaijan,
had been occupied by Armenia and appreciated continuation of the
negotiations for peaceful solution to the conflict.

Touching on the opening of borders between Turkey and Armenia, Ali
Babajan said his country might take positive steps, if the peacemaking
efforts made within the framework of OSCE Minsk Group produced results.

Foreign Minister said new stage appeared after the recent happenings
between Russia and Georgia. He expressed his confidence that
Turkey-initiated Caucasus Stability and Cooperation Pact for
maintaining peace in the region would be realized.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress