A poll released yesterday in Yerevan revealed that more than one-third of the Armenian people believe that normalization of bilateral relations between Armenia and Turkey is impossible.
Syuzanna Barsegyan of the Armenia Center for National and Strategic Research announced at a press conference the results of the survey concerning Armenia-Turkey relations.
According to the survey, 33 percent of Armenians believe it impossible to have good relations with Turkey, while 43 percent said that they doubted that there could be a good relationship between Armenia and Turkey.
Barsegyan said that only 24 percent of Armenians believe that normalization of relations between Armenia and Turkey is possible.
"According to the results, 64 percent of people state that they consider Turkey an enemy country, saying that there is a need to be careful in any contact with this country," Barsegyan said.
While 11 percent of Armenians said they were against any kind of cooperation with Turkey, 76 percent said relations with Turkey could be normalized only after Armenia's preconditions are accepted by Turkey. Last month, a poll conducted in Turkey found that a brief visit by President Abdullah G