Newsfeed

Minister for Labor and Social Affairs disclaims reports on "renting" orphans to beggars

Senior Police Officer Arrested over Hrant Dink's Assassination

New Rates for Energy by Renewable Power Generation Enterprises to come into force in Armenia starting July 1, 2015

Brad Sherman: "I look forward to continued efforts to support Artsakh and strengthen the ties between the United States and the Republic."

Armenian Winemakers Compensating for Losses of Sales on Russian Market through Export Diversification

Armenian Singers Receiving Awards at Discovery-2015 Fest in Varna

Serzh Sargsyan: Armenia is a republic resting on democratic values.

French Ambassador to Azerbaijan informs his government of Baku's protest note over Artsakh president's visit to France

Labor Minister: Technical service of inexpensive vehicles more costly than luxurious cars

VivaCell-MTS warns of possible technical problems with connection on May 27- June 2

Beeline and Unibank expand cooperation

Orange organizes a 3-day exhibition of children's paintings

Seyran Ohanyan: Situation in Karabakh conflict zone relatively calm

AMD 52 million to be invested in near-border Paravakar village by Orange Foundation

VivaCell-MTS and COAF Collaborate with Creativity Lab Opening in the Village of Getashen

In Protest at Energy Rate Increase Activists of "Against Robbery" Movement have gone on a Sit Strike in Freedom Square

USD 5bn government debt is no obstacle to Armenian officials' car appetites

Head of Armenia-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Group: Declaration of Cooperation with Canadian Parliament result of years-long work

Gorbachev Ruined the Country. What Do Ordinary Rural Workers Have to Do With This?!

Rostelecom Armenia sums up journalists' contest "Technologies for Life - Internet at the Speed of Light"

New Internet-Banking Tariffs to be Put into Action at "Areximbank - Gazprombank Group" since June 1

David Harutyunyan on Energy Rate Increase: Ordinary Customers Should not Take the Consequences of Failed Management and Thefts

Ukrainian scenario seems in store for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Macedonia, Paul Craig Roberts says

View from Moscow: By Taking Reprisals on Civil Society Baku Tests the West

D-Link names Beeline most customer-oriented company

Criminal case instituted over explosion at ex-parliamentarians' gas-filling station

Large POPs pesticide burial site in Nubarashen and residual obsolete pesticide stores in 24 locations to be eliminated

Brother and son of ex-parliamentarian Hakob Hakobyan injured in explosion at gas-filling station

"Against Robbery" public interest group calls on citizens of Armenia to join protests against rising energy costs on May 27

Several members of "Centennial Without Regime" Movement detained overnight

Armenia's National Security Council exposes "talented" Azerbaijani spies that tried to gather information through "odnoklassniki" social media

Turkey Ambassador says some Armenian circles in Russia and outside it impeding Russian-Turkish relations

Mammadyarov: Russia "keen to move Karabakh talks from the dead center"

VivaCell: Alcatel One Touch POP C7 smartphone for AMD 1

In Japan Edward Sharmazanov Spoke about the Armenian Cultural Heritage being Destroyed in Azerbaijan, Turkey and by Islamic State

VTB Bank (Armenia) finances project on construction of Good Time entertainment center for children

The Second Government Premises to be put in Commission in November 2015

Young "Dashnaktsakans" Protesting Against the Expected Energy Rate Increase

Myths and Reality about Mining

Stepanavan Airport will be Ready for Operation by the End of 2015

Matenadaran to Digitize Ancient Manuscripts and Documents with Beeline Support

Zhirayr Sefilyan: Founding Parliament to rally on May 30

Sergey Lavrov: Karabakh conflict settlement among Russia's foreign political priorities

Anti-corruption measures in education fail to give tangible results

European Conservatives & Reformists Group to hold its next enlarged meeting in Armenia

VivaCell-MTS reports 2.1 million subscribers for Q1 2015 - 60% of total market

Minister: Inspections at ex-PAP leader's enterprises are still going on

Citizens of Armenia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have the right to receive insurance benefits along with Russians

Baku: Azerbaijan expects EU to ensure implementation of UN Security Council resolutions

Alliance Party comes out with public statement on crimes committed by Electric Networks of Armenia

President of Armenia: Ankara's policy of "zero problems with neighbors" have brought "zero" results

  • Tuesday, January 15, 18:19

The situation in Turkey is growing tense. The policy of "zero problems with neighbors" have brought "zero" results, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said at the enlarged meeting in the Defense Ministry with participation of the heads of the legislative, executive and judicial authorities, governors and the leadership of the law-enforcement agencies, Tuesday.

He said that the Turkish-Azerbaijani tandem under slogan "One Nation - Two States" has been trying to force Armenia to go on concessions by means of economic blockade for nearly 20 years.

"They did not succeed in this and will not succeed. As a peaceful, leading and far-seeing nation we understand the importance of confidence building in the region for peaceful co-existence with the neighbors and natural development. Understanding this, we initiated normalization of relations with Turkey.  Everyone knows what happened to that initiative and how Turkey refused from its commitments continuing to keep in blockade the only closed border in Europe," President Sargsyan said.

He said that Ankara's policy of "zero problems with neighbors" has failed because Turkey strives to settle its problems with the neighbors at the expense of the neighbors.  "Today, Turkey is a country that has achieved a big progress, but it will always be insufficient and will have a dramatic end unless the Turkish authorities seriously revise their attitude towards their own state and people. This process is already endangered because Turkey is repeating the mistakes of its own history," the president said.  Sargsyan said that recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide is Turkey's duty to the victims of the Genocide, to the survivors and their successors. However, first of all, it is Turkey's duty to its own people. The president drew attention to the fact that the Turkish people began to cast doubt on the version invited by the Turkish authorities.  The most progressive part of the Turkish public
openly speaks of the Armenian Genocide.

"For Armenia recognition and condemnation of Genocide is not just a demand of justice or fulfillment of the moral duty to the predecessors. It is important for our security. I think that without sincere regret of Turkey and liquidation of consequences of the Genocide, Armenia's existence will remain endangered," Sargsyan said.

Send to a friend

To (e-mail)


Your name


Message


Comments

View comments (0)
  • READ ALL COMMENTS
  • POST A COMMENT

Be first to comment on this article

* Indicates required fields
Most commented