PanARMENIAN.Net - Ankara is planning to open the border with Armenia, Turkiye daily suggests.
According to the paper, Turkey plans to demine 4 million square meters out of 11,6 million at the border with Armenia. For that purpose, a necessary sum of Euro 52,4 million will be provided by the EU (75%) and Turkish Ministry of Defense (25%). The project also envisages provision of new equipment to border posts.
As Sabah reported earlier, “Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s remarks on some creative ideas Turkey suggested to normalize relations with Armenia are gaining a new meaning.”
“Following talks with Putin and Obama, Ankara is readying a roadmap to establish peace in South Caucasus,” the daily said.
According to Sabah, “Yerevan already pledged to “cede 2 liberated regions to Azerbaijan,” however Ankara demanded a written statement confirming the move.
“Should Armenia announce its decision, Davutoglu will visit Yerevan December 12,” the daily said.
But wait, there’s more: it turns out that Armenian forces will “cede 2 out of 7 Karabakh-adjacent regions in exchange for normalizing ties with Azerbaijan and Turkey.” The daily, however, failed to specify what was meant by “normalizing.