U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ARMENIA: IT IS HISTORICAL MOMENT FOR NORMALIZATION OF ARMENIA-TURKEY RELATIONS

ArmInfo
2008-10-02 14:18:00

ArmInfo. Newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Marie
L. Yovanovitch believes the given moment historical and important
for normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations. The Ambassador made
such statement at her first press conference in Yerevan.

She mentioned that Armenian President's invitation to his Turkish
counterpart to Yerevan on 6 September proved crucial in the
establishment of Armenian-Turkish relations. Marie L. Yovanovitch
says the given initiative opens new horizons for normalization of the
relations and new opportunities for settlement of Nagorny Karabakh
conflict. The Ambassador highlighted the benefits from opening the
boundary with Turkey and said that it will strengthen security in
the region and boost economy, which will lead to Armenia's prosperity.