Türkiye welcomes agreement on confidence-building measures between Azerbaijan, Armenia
Baku, December 8, AZERTAC
Türkiye on Friday welcomed an agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia to take confidence-building measures and stated a desire for the prompt signing of a peace agreement between the two countries, Anadolu Agency reported.
“We support the decision to continue negotiations for the adoption of additional confidence-building measures," a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement said.
"We wish for the prompt signing of the peace agreement between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which will constitute one of the most crucial developments for the establishment of permanent peace and stability in the South Caucasus," it added.
Azerbaijan and Armenia announced in a statement late Thursday that they agreed to mutually release detainees in a step toward peace.