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Turkish Premier to meet with Armenian President

Türkiye Materials 8 April 2010 05:26 (UTC +04:00)
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with President Serzh Sargsian of Armenia during the nuclear security summit in the United States next week
Turkish Premier to meet with Armenian President

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with President Serzh Sargsian of Armenia during the nuclear security summit in the United States next week, Anadolu Agency reported.

Burak Ozugergin, spokesman for Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Feridun Sinirlioglu, undersecretary of the ministry, went to Yerevan, Armenia, as the special envoy of Prime Minister Erdogan.

"During his talks, the parties agreed that Prime Minister Erdogan and President Sargsian would meet during the nuclear security summit in Washington D.C. on April 12 and 13," he said.

"As part of his talks in Yerevan, Sinirlioglu was received by President Sargsian and Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian earlier in the day. Sinirlioglu conveyed Prime Minister Erdogan's written message to President Sargsian. Turkey-Armenia normalization process was high on agenda of the talks. The parties agreed that the current opportunity should not be missed. The Turkish party said that Turkey-Armenia normalization process would contribute to efforts to ensure peace, security and stability in southern Caucasus," he added.

Sinirlioglu's visit to Yerevan has been the highest level visit between the tow countries since signing of protocols on October 10, 2009. 

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