THE FALL OF BERLIN WALL -- MODEL FOR ARMENIA-TURKEY BORDER OPENING

news.am
Nov 30 2009
Armenia

The peaceful fall of Berlin Wall can be a model for Armenian-Turkish
border opening, Karine Ghazinyan, RA Deputy Foreign Minister stated in
the course of discussions following "Berlin Wall fall 20th Anniversary"
fair organized by Yerevan State University jointly with German Embassy
in Armenia.

Karine Ghazinyan, Hans Johan-Schmidt (German Ambassador to Armenia),
Serzh Smessow (French Ambassador to Armenia), UK and Russian embassies'
representatives participated in the discussion, that presented the role
of the mentioned states in Berlin Wall fall process. All participants
shared an opinion that the Wall fall played a crucial role in further
development of European countries' cooperation.

Johan-Schmidt noted that peaceful meetings in Federal Republic of
Germany laid a path to unification of Germany. Ghazinyan added that
the peaceful fall of Berlin Wall can be a model for Armenian-Turkish
border opening.