RUSSIA'S LAVROV TO DISCUSS THE KARABAKH ISSUE IN ANKARA

armradio.am
01.07.2008 12:00

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to arrive in
Turkey today for an official two-day visit at the invitation of his
Turkish counterpart, Foreign Minister Ali Babacan.

The ministers will discuss a wide spectrum of the Russian-Turkish
cooperation, regional and international issues, including Iraqi and
Middle East settlement, the situation around the Iranian nuclear
issue, the situation in Kosovo, the Trans-Caucasus and Central Asia,
the state of affairs in Cyprus settlement, interaction in the BSEC.

Settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as well as opening of Turkey's
border with Armenia will also be on the agenda of Lavrov's talks
in Ankara.