Obama supports Turkey's efforts on Armenia ties

Turkish PM Erdogan met with U.S. President Obama.

Obama supports Turkey's efforts on Armenia ties

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday.

Erdogan, who attended G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, held a meeting with Obama after the summit.

The two leaders discussed problems in the Middle East as well as Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan relations.

Obama told Erdogan that the recent developments in Turkey-Armenia relations were positive, and he stressed the importance of these relations for the region.

Erdogan and Obama also took up the dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Erdogan said that it would make things easier if Minsk Group was involved in the solution process more actively.

Obama told Erdogan that he knew the critical importance of Upper Karabakh for the solution of the problem.

Following the meeting, Erdogan left for New York to participate in 40th anniversary reception of Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Eylül 2009, 16:38
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