Whew, Turkey and Armenia shake hands at last

Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Turkey and Armenia have signed the two Protocols that were needed to normalize relations, at the University of Zurich late Saturday 10 October – but only after a last-minute delay when Armenia balked because of a speech the Turkish foreign minister had prepared. Switzerland’s mediators, who have spent over a year […]

Clinton, Lavrov, Kouchner, Zbogar and Solana underscore importance of new Turkey-Armenia relations

Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Swiss Foreign Affairs ministry late Friday 9 October confirmed officially that Turkey and Armenia will sign two Protocols, normalizing relations between the two countries, Saturday morning 10 October, in Zurich. Heads of foreign affairs from the US, Russia, France, Slovenia will be attending,  as well as the EU’s secretary-general, underscoring […]

Clinton, Russian minister headed for Zurich to see Armenia, Turkey establish relations

correction 11:45  Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Swiss government is officially mum on whether or not the event will take place, but the US State Department and the Kremlin in Russia have both announced that they are sending top officials to a ceremony in Zurich Saturday 10 October where Armenia and Turkey will formally establish […]