The delay in Turkish ambassador
Zergyun Koruturk's return to Sweden will not last long, CNN Turk website reported.
Turkish media reported that the refusal of the Swedish officials to approve the decision of the Swedish Parliament on recognition of the so-called "Armenian genocide" has mitigated the dissatisfaction of
After adoption of "
Armenian resolution" by the U.S. House of Representatives committee on foreign affairs on March 4 and by the Parliament of Sweden on March 11, Turkey recalled ambassadors from Washington and Stockholm.
Initially, the Swedish Foreign Minister
Carl Bildt expressed regret to his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu in connection with the adoption of the document in the parliament, calling not to politicize historical events.
Then the Swedish Prime Minister
Fredrik Reinfeldt held a telephone conversation with the head of the Turkish government Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during which he said that the official Stockholm does not recognize this document.
The Turkish press writes that the steps of Swedish officials were able to soften the resentment of Ankara, and it is quite possible that soon ambassador Koruturk will return to Stockholm. The final decision on her return should be made by the Turkish government.
However, Turkey's ambassador to Washington Namik Tan still remains in Ankara. The delay in his return may be linked to the absence of concrete steps by President
Obama's administration in the resolution of tension with Turkey.
Ankara expects the same support from Washington, which was expressed by the Swedish government.