FOREIGN MINISTER OF ITALY: RATIFICATION OF THE ARMENIAN-TURKISH PROTOCOLS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE WILL ALLOW TO OPEN THE BORDER BETWEEN THESE TWO COUNTRIES

ArmInfo
2009-11-24 11:39:00

ArmInfo. Foreign Minister of Italy Franco Frattini said at yesterday's
meeting with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandyan that he
welcomes the process on normalization of the Armenian-Turkish
relations.

As press-service of Armenian Foreign Ministry reported, Frattini
expressed his country's support as a step towards normalization of
the relations between Yerevan and Ankara. In this context, as he said,
Italy treated with pleasure signing of the Armenian-Turkish Protocols
and expressed hope that they will be ratified as soon as possible
and will create an opportunity for opening the border between Armenia
and Turkey.