ArmInfo. Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay criticized the statements made by Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the US Congress, during her visit to Armenia.
Oktay assured that Nancy Pelosi's words "have nothing to do with historical facts, as well as the realities of today."
"The statements of the speaker of the US House of Representatives are also far from the concepts of goodwill and objectivity. These unacceptable statements sabotage diplomatic efforts in the region," Oktay wrote on Twitter.
The Turkish politician stressed that the US administration should clearly state: do the statements of Pelosi and a number of pro-Armenian politicians accompanying her reflect the official position of Washington on the Karabakh issue?
"At a time when the South Caucasus needs peace and stability more than ever, I call on international players to act with the utmost deliberation and fairness, and above all, responsibly," the Turkish Vice President wrote.
In conclusion, he expressed Turkey's full support for the occupation rhetoric of Azerbaijan in relation to the sovereign territories of Armenia.
The American speaker arrived in Armenia on September 17, along with her arrived in Yerevan Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the US House of Representatives Frank Palone and members of the House of Representatives Anna Eshu and Jackie Speyer. During the visit, Pelosi held a briefing for journalists, where she accused Azerbaijan of aggression against Armenia. Moreover, expressing Washington's support for Yerevan, Pelosi stressed that the value and importance of their visit also lies in hearing and understanding how and what they can do in economic and security issues, what expectations Armenia has. According to her, this also applies to issues of defense cooperation.