Religious Affairs head meets Armenian cleric

The head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate, Mehmet Görmez, met with the acting patriarch of Turkish Armenian community yesterday. Görmez said he was honored to welcome Archbishop Aram Ateşyan as a guest of the directorate. It is not right to classify people as either minorities or majorities, he said. “We are the children of a […]

Chamber aims to raise trade with Armenia

Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır is working on how to increase trade with Armenia three to five times the existing trade volume, according to the Diyarbakır Chamber of Commerce Deputy-Chairman Diyadin Gezer at the end of a seven-day visit to Yerevan. Gezer had accompanied a delegation of 50 businessmen to meet with Armenian counterparts in […]

Local businessmen visit Yerevan to develop new trade relations

A delegation of Turkish businessmen will convene in Armenia today for a series of closed-door discussions regarding trade relations. The conference will last until Nov. 25. Although business between Armenia and Turkey has always existed, business ethics have become the only aspect regulating the relationship in the absence of more concrete trade laws between two […]

Ruling party of Sweden: The adoption of the resolution on the “Armenian genocide” by the parliament was a wrong step

The resolution on the “Armenian genocide” adopted by the parliament of Sweden – Riksdag two years ago was a wrong and ill-considered step, representatives of the ruling party of Sweden – the Moderate Party said at the meeting with the representatives of the Swedish Azerbaijanis Congress, APA reports. They said that historians should assess the […]

French foreign minister says France may host a Turkish-Armenian joint history commission meeting

France’s foreign minister said on Friday that his country could host a Turkish-Armenian joint history commission meeting. Alain Juppe defined the incidents of 1915 as a challenging issue, and all big countries were making a memory homework about their history. Such a memory homework could be done in a history commission, Juppe told a joint […]