PACE's Turkish president holds talks in Armenia

The meeting between Abrahamyan and Cavusoglu focused on normalization process of Turkish-Armenian relations.

PACE's Turkish president holds talks in Armenia

Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Turkish president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), had separate meetings with Armenian President Serzh Sargsian and Parliament Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan in Armenian capital of Yerevan on Thursday.

According to news stories in Armenian media, Sargsian said in the meeting that Cavusoglu's visit would contribute both to relations between Armenia and the Council of Europe and also to ties between PACE and Armenian parliament.

Cavusoglu said he disapproves double standards applied against member countries and praised Armenia’s progress with the implementation of democratic reforms and the fight against corruption.

Armenian leader Sargsyan for his part said that Cavusoglu’s visit will invigorate cooperation between Armenia and the Council of Europe.

Cavusoglu said he aimed to boost relations among member states of the Council of Europe.

The meeting between Abrahamyan and Cavusoglu focused on normalization process of Turkish-Armenian relations.

Abrahamyan said the process was a difficult and sensitive one, and if protocols were approved in the Turkish parliament, Armenia was ready to restore the process.


Agencies

Last Mod: 14 Mayıs 2010, 08:59
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