Turkish and Russian Foreign Ministers Discuss ‘Caucasus Union’ Initiative
Azerbaijan, Baku, 22 August / Trend corr. S.Ilhamgizi / Ali Babajan, the Turkish Foreign Minister, discussed with Sergey Lavrov, his Russian counterpart, the establishment of the Caucasus peace and cooperation platform over telephone on 22 August, the Turkish CNN-Turk TV channel reported.
According to the TV channel, the ministers exchanged their opinions on details to establish peace and cooperation organization in the region. It was decided to hold a joint meeting with the participation of the Russian and Turkish officials and to discuss in large format the issue on establishment of the Caucasus Union at this meeting.
The Turkish officials are expected to hold discussions on this matter with the Armenian Government.
Rejeb Tayyob Erdogan, the Turkish Premier, discussed the initiative of the Caucasus peace and cooperation platform with the Presidents Mikheil Saakashvili, of Georgia, Dmitriy Medvedev, of Russia, and Ilham Aliyev, of Azerbaijan.
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