EU's Solana welcomes Turkey-Armenia protocol

Solana welcomed the steps which were taken to normalize relations between Turkey and Armenia.

EU's Solana welcomes Turkey-Armenia protocol

Javier Solana, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign & Security Policy, welcomed the steps which were taken to normalize relations between Turkey and Armenia.

Solana stated on Tuesday that he was pleased that Turkey and Armenia agreed on Monday to start internal political consultations with the protocols on the establishment of diplomatic ties and development of bilateral relations. He said that this was a vital stage in normalization of bilateral relations.

Solana congratulated "the brave and farsighted approaches" of both sides which started a historical process within the scope of this development that would contribute to peace, security and stability in an important part of Europe.

Solana expressed hope that the protocols would be approved and implemented in a short time.

He also congratulated mediation efforts of Switzerland.


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