General Tuncer Kilinc: Turkey is always ready to conclude security agreement with Azerbaijan

General Tuncer Kilinc: Turkey is always ready to conclude security agreement with Azerbaijan
# 26 February 2007 10:14 (UTC +04:00)
I condemn the occupation of our lands and those who do not want to see it,� former secretary-general of Turkey’s National Security Council, resigned Army General Tuncer Kilinc told the APA’s Turkey bureau reports. He said it is impossible to open the borders with Armenia, which does not recognize Turkey’s territorial integrity showing Agri Mountain in the 13th article of the Constitution as its territory.
“First of all, they should admit Khojaly genocide, leave the occupied territories,� he said.
As to the question whether the Karabakh problem is in the Turkish national security conception, the Army General said in its policy, Ankara has always attached great attention to this problem.
“Be sure that Turkey will always defend its brothers’ rights. National security’s documents confirm this. Turkish foreign policy attaches great importance to the Karabakh problem,� he said.
Commenting on the importance of conclusion of an agreement on security between Turkey and Azerbaijan, Mr. Kilinc said that this document can be signed at any time.
“We always support our brothers. Turkish government will never ignore Azerbaijan’s request,� he said. /APA/
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