U.S Assistant Secretary of State: Turkey, Armenia must themselves solve their problems
Turkey and Armenia must deal with solving of their problems themselves, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon said, CNN Turk website reported.
"The problems between Turkey and Armenia must be resolved between the two countries," Gordon said.
According to the Turkish-Armenian protocols and the adoption of the resolution, the Committee of the Congress, recognizing the so-called "Armenian genocide" - two different things, unrelated.
He said the Turkish-Armenian protocols and the adoption of the resolution recognizing the so-called "Armenian genocide" are two different things not related with each other in the Committee of the Congress.
After the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives adopted the "Armenian resolution" March 4 and the Parliament of Sweden March 11, Turkey has recalled its ambassadors in Washington and Stockholm for consultations.
Assistant Secretary of State also called on Ankara and Yerevan to ratify the protocols soon.
Turkish and Armenian foreign ministers Ahmet Davutoglu and Edward Nalbandian signed the Ankara-Yerevan protocols in Zurich Oct. 10.