Armenia rejects any preconditions in dialogue with Turkey

Armenia rejects any preconditions in dialogue with Turkey

PanARMENIAN.Net - Chairman of the Armenian parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan has said that Armenia's position on the Armenian-Turkish rapprochement has not been changed, and that any precondition is unacceptable for Yerevan.

Aghajanyan made the remarks Friday, July 22 at a joint press conference with and the Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs David McAllister, who arrived in Armenia on regional visit.

Aghajanyan highlighted the meetings of the Delegation led by McAllister with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, President of the Parliament Alen Simonyan, Vice President Ruben Rubinyan, members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations and the representatives of other political forces in parliament.

According to him, modern regional problems, particularly developments in the context of the Armenian-Azerbaijani, Armenian-Turkish relations, the problems combining them the ways of solutions, as well as the issues of the return of Armenian prisoners of war, the protection of historical-cultural heritage and other numerous issues.

McAllister underscored the active role of the European Parliament in the work for the solution of the regional problems and reminded that the European Parliament called on the two countries to return prisoners of war. He noted that the Council of Europe would continue to be in contact with their Armenian colleagues in any event.

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