H. Clinton: “I have serious questions to the Azerbaijani leader”
As it was already informed US State Secretary Hilary Clinton met Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan yesterday. During the meeting the sides discussed issues connected with the regional security and relations between the neighboring countries. Armenian-Turkish relations and the status of Armenian-Turkish protocols were also on agenda.
As panorama.am informs the US State Secretary Clinton announced about this during the press conference.
”We want to see normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations as it will be effective for both countries. We really assist signing of protocols without any predictions. We welcome
”The ball is still in Turkish field,
Referring to the Armenian-Azerbaijani relations H. Clinton underlined that there is no connection between Armenian-Turkish protocols and Nagorno-Karabakh issue settlement.
”Solution of one issue must not be connected with another and must not be a precondition for it”, she announced and added that the
“We believe these two countries must have open borders, have trade relations. People must pass the borders as it is also important for the sides. And my today’s visit aims to work on these two separated but important issues”.
The US State Secretary also referred to the results of Azerbaijani diversion action which caused death of 3 soldiers and six soldiers were wounded. “I am very sad with this event. Use of force can not be a solution for the NK issue, use of force must be excluded. The day after tomorrow I will be in
H. Clinton underlined that OSCE MG co-chairs are troubled with all these events and said that they have discussed some concrete ideas with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan.
”I have told the President clearly that the