Angela Merkel: resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will facilitate relations between Turkey and Armenia
Relations between Armenia and Turkey would be less stressful if the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict had been resolved, German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said during a joint press conference with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the head of the European bureau of 'Vestnik Kavkaza', Orhan Satarov informs.
However, she stated that Germany feels "obligated to help Armenia and Turkey to understand their history." "For example, you can create a joint commission of historians who specialize in this matter – both Armenian and Turkish,'' she explained.
"As for the adoption of the bill on recognition of 'the Armenian genocide' the Bundestag of Germany clearly emphasizes the uniqueness of the Holocaust. Germany does not deny its history during the time of National Socialism and the Holocaust. We will continue to speak about it generations after generations. It is our responsibility,'' Angela Merkel said.