Gül congratulates new Armenian President

Turkish President Abdullah Gul congratulated Serge Sarkisian on his election as the new president of Armenia on Thursday.

Gül congratulates new Armenian President
Sending a congratulatory message to Sarkisian, President Gul said he hopes Sarkisian's mission will enable creation of a ground to normalize relations between Turkish and Armenian people who have proved that they can co-exist in peace and harmony for centuries.

"I sincerely wish that our concerted efforts will contribute to regional peace and prosperity and create an atmosphere based on stability, mutual confidence and cooperation," Gul also said in his message.

Presidential election took place in Armenia on Tuesday. Prime Minister Serge Sarkisian won almost 53 percent of votes and became the new president of this country.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Şubat 2008, 10:25