Qa-95, 6 October 2020, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding The Decision Of The European Court Of Human Rights To Indicate An Interim Measure Against Turkey

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 07.10.2020

The decision adopted today by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the request for an interim measure lodged by Armenia against Turkey in the context of Armenia’s attacks on Azerbaijan is entirely devoid of legal basis.

By adopting this decision based on social media posts and press reports submitted by Armenia to promote its groundless allegations and by no means requesting our Government’s observations, the ECtHR has dealt a blow to its credibility and reputation.

While calling on all parties directly or indirectly involved in the conflict, and in this context also on Turkey, the ECtHR has acted on political motives, showing that it is disconnected from realities on the ground.

With this decision, the ECtHR has unfortunately become an instrument to the efforts of certain circles to abuse the law and tarnished its reputation that it has built in its 70 years of history in the field of human rights.

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