Armenia to Move Forward with Protocols, Says Nalbandian

1005nalbandianYEREVAN (AFP)—Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian said Monday Yerevan was determined to move forward on the delicate issue of establishing ties with Turkey and urged Ankara to show the same political will.

“We were determined during all the process and we are determined now to go forward,” Nalbandian told AFP in an interview.

“We hope the Turkish leadership will demonstrate the same will in the coming days and months.”

Nalbandian did not confirm that he and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu would meet in Switzerland on Saturday to sign the protocols, as Turkish officials have said, and hinted that Turkey had prematurely announced the meeting.

“When we will be ready to declare anything in that sense, we will declare it jointly. This is a bilateral process. Any of the sides should not make some unilateral declaration,” he said.


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  1. Sebouh Akharjalian said:

    Both Sarkisian and Nalbandian are traitors to the Armenian cause.

    My message is loud and clear to all Armenian peolple is to unite and let us all join forces in removing all these traitors from office.

    These traitors include Sarkisian and Nalbandian

    This is the only way to save the Armenian cause.