No: 154, 16 July 2020, Press Release Regarding The Statement Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of Armenia On 15 July 2020

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 16.07.2020

We observe that Armenia now tries to resort to a hypocritical smear campaign against Turkey in an effort to cover up its aggressive actions against Azerbaijan.

This two-faced attitude of Armenia, which has been illegally occupying Azerbaijani territory for many years, clearly reveals who is the real obstacle to the establishment of lasting peace and stability in the South Caucasus.

Conducting foreign policy with such out of context accusations and slanders will benefit neither the region nor Armenia.

This approach is the manifestation of a mentality which constructs its identity by solely deriving enmity based on a one-sided interpretation of history and which tries to legitimize its own aggression in contravention of international law. This defective mentality that fuels aggressive nationalism is deplorable, but not surprising for us.

Armenian authorities need to come to their senses and comprehend, as soon as possible, that they should be part of the solutions, not problems, in the South Caucasus.

Atatürk

Gülsun Erkul Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 17:00

Consular Section 09:00-17:00 +37167821600 For Emergencies 7 Days 24 Hours +37120331048
1/1/2021 1/1/2021 New Year's Day
4/2/2021 4/5/2021 Easter Holiday
5/1/2021 5/1/2021 Labour Day
5/4/2021 5/4/2021 Independence Restoration Day
5/13/2021 5/13/2021 Religious Holiday
6/23/2021 6/24/2021 Ligo and St. John's Day Summer Fest
7/20/2021 7/20/2021 Religious Holiday
10/29/2021 10/29/2021 Republic Day
11/18/2021 11/18/2021 Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia
12/24/2021 12/26/2021 Christmas Holiday
12/31/2021 12/31/2021 New Year's Eve