Turkey and Armenia resume flight as normalization approaches
Turkey and Armenia agree to appoint a special envoy to discuss steps to normalize the relationship to resume flight.
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mebrut Chabsogur said Turkey and Armenia will resume charter flights between Istanbul and Yerevan.
This step takes place a few days after the initiative to begin discussions on steps to normalize the relationship between Turkey and Armenia, which appoints a special mission to initiate discussions.
“Returning to the’normalization’process between Turkey and Armenia begins with a set of more modest and practical goals.Establishing diplomatic relations and reopening closed borders, “said Richard Giragosian, director of the Area Studies Center, an independent think tank, in Yerevan. Said Middle East Eye.
“Normalization is the first step, not a settlement or offering or seeking a settlement,” he said.
Mr. Gilagosian added that the two countries have already taken the first step with the appointment of an envoy and the launch of a charter flight between the two countries earlier this month.
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Step by step
Boosted by the re-election of Prime Minister Pasignan, Turkish authorities aim to open the border and normalize with Yerevan in a step-by-step program to establish a complete and complete relationship.
Turkish authorities believe that normalization between Turkey and Armenia will help broader security and stability in the region.
Officials say there are more reasons to normalize relations with Armenia than they do not, and believe that Russia, which has substantial commercial and political interests in Yerevan, will not interfere with the process. increase.
“The return to diplomatic involvement between Turkey and Armenia will bring about a rare success in Turkey’s foreign policy and positive development after months of political instability and economic crisis in Turkey,” said Gilagosian.
“This return to normalization with Armenia is also an element of Turkey’s ambitious efforts rather than reconciliation with Israel, the United Arab Emirates, etc.”
Armenia and Turkey signed a groundbreaking peace agreement in 2009 to restore relations and open shared borders decades later, but the agreement has not been ratified and relations remain tense.
US welcomes Turkey and Armenia’s steps to normalize relations
Source: TRT World
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