I Received Positive Response from Russian and Georgian Counterparts on Establishment of Peace Pact in Caucasus: Turkish Prime Minister
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 August /corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The Prime Minister of Turkey, Rajab Tayyib Erdogan, considers it necessary to create a platform 'Pact of peace' to ensure peace and stability in Caucasus.
"I shared these opinions with Russian and Georgian counterparts and was obtained positive answer on this question from them," Erdogan told to press conference held jointly with the President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili in Tbilisi on 14 August.
To discuss the question of peacefully regulating the conflict, which occurred in Georgia, Erdogan was on visit to Moscow today, where discussions with the President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin were held. Immediately after this, Erdogan arrived in Tbilisi, discussed these questions with the President of Georgia Saakashvili as well.
"Without creation of overall stability and
prosperity, the region can not re-establish calmness. This is the key of
calmness," added Erdogan. According to him, "Caucasian platform of the economy
and co-operation" is connected with this initiative.
In addition, Erdogan said that the humanitarian organization "Red Crescent" of Turkey sent 160 tons of aid to Georgia.
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