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Turkey Plans To Add Karabakh Issue To Chicago Summit Statement

Published: 05-21-2012

The Turkish delegation plans to add a point on Karabakh conflict to a final statement of the Chicago statement.

According to Sabah newspaper, one of the main issues on the agenda of the Turkish Delegation to the NATO Summit of Chicago is the question of inclusion of the issue of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh into the paragraph on unsolved conflicts of the final statement. According to the newspaper, during a meeting in Chicago between Turkish President Abdullah Gul with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, the Turkish leader said that Ankara will support Azerbaijan in the Karabakh issue till the end. The two leaders discussed the text of the final statement regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

The NATO summit, which should mark the beginning of a new stage in the history of the alliance, started in Chicago yesterday. The Chicago Summit, according to organizers, will be the largest event in the history of the alliance.

Representatives of more than 60 countries and organizations, including half a hundred of presidents and prime ministers, have arrived in Chicago. Such excitement is associated with an unusually broad two-day meeting agenda.

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