09STATE106753

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Reference ID	Created	Released	Classification	Origin
09STATE106753	2009-10-14 19:34	2011-08-24 01:00	UNCLASSIFIED	Secretary of State

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E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: OSCE CARC AM TU SUBJECT: OSCE PERMANENT COUNCIL: STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE PROTOCOLS BY ARMENIA AND TURKEY

¶1. (U) Post is authorized to make the following statement at the October 15 meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna:

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Thank you, Madam Chair.

We commend the Armenian and Turkish governments for their courage in taking a historic step forward on October 10 in the process of normalizing of their relations.

Secretary of State Clinton was present in Zurich to witness the signing of the protocols, reinforcing our commitment to this important milestone for both Turkey and Armenia towards a more productive and fruitful relationship.

The United States remains ready to work closely with both governments in support of this process, which will contribute to peace, security, and stability throughout the region.

Thank you, Madam Chair.

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CLINTON