Turkey's Gul says Caucasus should be cooperation zone

Gul stressed the importance of making the whole region (Caucasus) a cooperation zone.

Turkey's Gul says Caucasus should be cooperation zone

Turkish President Abdullah Gul stressed the importance of making the whole region (Caucasus) a cooperation zone.

Everybody is exerting efforts to carry Turkish-Armenian relations to an unreturnable process, added Gul who held a reception in honor of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan after the soccer game between national teams of the two countries in the northwestern province of Bursa on Wednesday.

Gul said that they recorded an important development in Turkey-Armenia relations in the last two years.

When recalled of the problems in the region, Gul said that it was necessary to consider Caucasus as a whole, and he stressed the importance of cooperation.

Commenting on Upper Karabakh issue, Gul said that the issue was taken up on the highest level, adding that it was not like it one year ago.

Regarding the same issue, Sargsyan said that Turkish-Armenian relations were "more important" than Upper Karabakh issue.

Following the reception, Sargsyan departed from Bursa for Armenia.

Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian also left with Sargsyan.


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