ANKARA (Armenpress)–Turkey activated its policy directed to spreading of its influence in Caucasus and intends to take new steps towards the establishment of stability in the region.
The Turkish Zaman newspaper writes that within the framework of Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization–the Turkish foreign ministry will come forward with an initiative to organize a meeting of Armenian–Turkish and Azeri Foreign ministers. According to the newspaper–the trilateral meeting–presided by Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem–will take place on June 25 in Istanbul.
Zaman also states that the main issue of the meeting will be the issue of Karabakh conflict. The newspaper states that within the framework of the conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization–the foreign ministers of the three countries for the first time will discuss the Karabakh conflict together at one table.
The information about the June 25th meeting was also confirmed by the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Ankara Mehmet Nerizoghlu. According to him–the Turkish side is doing its best to support the settlement of Karabakh conflict. He also said that Azerbaijan is ready to give independence to Armenia’s of Karabakh. According to Azeri Ambassador–Armenia has suffered great losses and now continues to stay isolated from international economic programs–refusing "to leave Azeri territories." The Zaman newspaper also states that Nerizoghlu hopes that the meeting of the three countries’ foreign ministers on June 25 will be effective.