Türkiye welcomes Armenia-Azerbaijan confidence-building steps

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YEREVAN, DECEMBER 8, ARTSAKHPRESS. Türkiye has welcomed the latest Armenia-Azerbaijan agreements.

In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said that Ankara wants Armenia and Azerbaijan to sign a peace treaty as soon as possible.

“We welcome the decision to take some concrete confidence-building steps between the two countries, announced in a joint statement by the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan and the Office of the Prime Minister of Armenia; We support the decision to continue discussions on adopting additional confidence-building steps. We wish that the peace agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia will be signed as soon as possible, which will constitute one of the most important developments for the establishment of permanent peace and stability in the South Caucasus,” the Turkish foreign ministry said in a statement.

Following the talks between the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, an agreement has been reached on taking tangible steps towards building confidence between two countries.

Driven by the values of humanism and as a gesture of goodwill, the Republic of Azerbaijan releases 32 Armenian military servicemen.

In its turn, driven by the values of humanism and as a gesture of goodwill, the Republic of Armenia releases 2 Azerbaijani military servicemen.

As a sign of good gesture, the Republic of Armenia supports the bid of the Republic of Azerbaijan to host the 29th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP29) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, by withdrawing its own candidacy. The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan do hope that the other countries within the Eastern European Group will also support Azerbaijan’s bid to host. As a sign of good gesture, the Republic of Azerbaijan supports the Armenian candidature for Eastern European Group COP Bureau membership.

The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan will continue their discussions regarding the implementation of more confidence building measures, effective in the near future and call on the international community to support their efforts that will contribute to building mutual trust between two countries and will positively impact the entire South Caucasus region.


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