Turkey's FM briefs Minsk Group co-chairman over Armenia protocol

Davutoglu said that it would be beneficial to speed up efforts for resolution of dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Turkey's FM briefs Minsk Group co-chairman over Armenia protocol
Turkey's foreign minister briefed the co-chairman of the Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group on the two protocols initialled by Turkey and Armenia.

Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu telephoned OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairman Bernard Kouchner, giving him information about the recent developments between Turkey and Armenia.

Davutoglu briefed Kouchner on the two protocols which were initialed by Turkey and Armenia on Monday, and said that it would be beneficial to speed up efforts for resolution of dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

A joint statement issued by Turkey, Armenia, and Switzerland on Monday said that Turkey and Armenia agreed to start their internal political consultations on the establishment of diplomatic ties and development of bilateral relations.

The statement said internal political consultations over two protocols, which had been agreed on under Swiss mediation, would be completed within six weeks which would be followed by ratification at Turkish and Armenian parliaments.


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