YEREVAN, AUGUST 5, ARMENPRESS: A senior US diplomat reconfirmed today the US administration’s support to efforts seeking to reopen the closed Armenian-Armenian border. The US ambassador to Yerevan, John Ordway, told a news conference today that “we have voiced openly our position on the normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations. The US stands firmly for improvement of relations between the two nations and this issue remains on the US foreign policy agenda.”
Ordway said this issue had been one of the topics discussed recently by Turkish and US top government officials. “We continue discussing it with Turkish officials and we regret that it has not been resolved but we hope that the Turkish-Armenian border will open in future,” he said.