Turkey, Armenia to hold 3rd round of normalization talks in Vienna
ANKARA, April 28– Turkey and Armenia will hold the third round of normalization talks in the Austrian capital Vienna on May 3, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced Thursday. Turkey appointed ambassador Serdar Kilic as the special representative, while Armenia dispatched Deputy Speaker Ruben Rubinyan for the talks, the ministry said in a written statement.
ANKARA, April 28 (Xinhua) — Turkey and Armenia will hold the third round of normalization talks in the Austrian capital Vienna on May 3, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced Thursday.
Turkey appointed ambassador Serdar Kilic as the special representative, while Armenia dispatched Deputy Speaker Ruben Rubinyan for the talks, the ministry said in a written statement.
The first meeting between Turkish and Armenian envoys was held in Moscow on Jan. 14 and the second was in Vienna on Feb. 24.
In February, the two neighbors resumed charter flights between Istanbul and Yerevan.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan met on March 12 in Turkish southwestern resort city of Antalya, expressing their willingness to continue to normalize ties.
Relations between the two countries were severed in 1993 during the first war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh when Turkey closed the border with Armenia in support of Azerbaijan. Enditem
ANA NEWS WIRE Disclaimer:
The African News Agency (ANA) is a news wire service and therefore subscribes to the highest standards of journalism as it relates to accuracy, fairness and impartiality.
ANA strives to provide accurate, well sourced and reliable information across Text, Images and Video. Where errors do appear, ANA will seek to correct these timeously and transparently.
The ANA platform also contains news and information from third party sources. ANA has sought to procure reliable content from trusted news sources but cannot be held responsible for the accuracy and opinions provided by such sources on the ANA platform or linked sites.
The content provided for on the ANA News Wire platform, both through the ANA news operation and via its third party sources, are for the sole use of authorised subscribers and partners. Unauthorised access to and usage of ANA content will be subject to legal steps. ANA reserves its rights in this regard.
ANA makes every effort to ensure that the website is up and running smoothly at all times, however ANA does not take responsibility for, and will not be held liable for times when the website is temporarily unavailable due to technical issues that are beyond our control.