Turkish prime minister to visit Baku today
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Baku on April 27, Reuters reported.
Armenians mark anniversary of the so-called Armenia genocide on April 24. By distorting historical facts, Armenians claim they were subject to genocide. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan proposed Armenian President to launch a joint commission to investigate events. However, Armenia turned down the proposal claiming that the country is sure interpretation of events.
Turkish media reported that the "Road Map" singed between Ankara and Yerevan comprises 5 paragraphs. According to the document, Armenia must accept the Kars agreement signed between Turkey and USSR in 1921. A joint commission of historians must be set up to investigate Armenians' "genocide" claims and the third country can join the commission. The Armenia-Turkey borders will be opened and relevant documents will be signed to launch trade relations. Direct diplomatic relations will be established after Armenia and Turkey accredit their ambassadors to Georgia to Ankara and Yerevan mutually. Parliament will directly discuss the issues of the "road map" which must be confirmed by any legislative body. Although the document does not comprise the Karabakh issue, the two countries will normalize ties simultaneously with the resolution of the conflict.
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