Turkey is still unable to confront its history – Armenia's Foreign Minister
July 12, 2012 | 13:05
YEREVAN. – Turkey cannot face its own history to this day, Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian stated Thursday during his joint news conference held with Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Secretary General Lamberto Zannier.
Reflecting on the Turkish side's announcement on the "combination of three steps" in connection with the Armenian Genocide's 100th anniversary, Nalbandian noted that, unlike Turkey, the international community proposes a combination of altogether other three steps: ratifying the Armenian-Turkish protocols without preconditions; carrying out the reached agreements, again without preconditions; and refraining from linking the Armenian-Turkish problem with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
In Armenian FM's words, Turkey was unable to confront its own history for the past 97 years.
"[And] If Turkey intends to work in the same way in the next three years and proposes 'a combination of some steps' which lead to nowhere, the result is apparent," stressed Edward Nalbandian.