Ahmet Davutoglu on Possibility of Opening Border with Armenia
The Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu spoke at the Commission for External Relations of the Parliament, which commented on the situation around the situation on the Armenian border.
The newspaper Aksham reported the minister said that Turkey insists on the withdrawal of Armenian forces from Karabakh. "This is our condition and we expect progress in this direction. If that happens, the border and the railway and all other communications will be opened. However, such a decision may be made by us together with Azerbaijan," he said.
The minister also noted that Turkey is conducting preparatory work on the railroad, waiting for the negotiations on the settlement and for the success achieved.
Davutoglu said that he intends to discuss the details during his forthcoming visit to Baku. "This will be the main topic of our discussions," aid the Minister. -03D-