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Opening of Armenian-Turkish border: less depends on Russia and Iran

By Messenger Staff
Tuesday, September 8
Zeyno Baran, a Senior Fellow of the Washington-based Hudson Institute, has stated that opening the Armenian-Turkish border completely corresponds to Western interests. Through taking this step Armenia will become less dependent on Iran and Russia.

In an interview with the news agency Turan Baran stated that opening the borders with Turkey will give Armenia an alternative to partnership with Iran and Russia but that official Ankara will also take into consideration Bakuís interest. He added that in the coming months there could be a serious breakthrough in Karabakh conflict resolution.