Joint EuFoA-GMF US conference on the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement
On Wednesday, 2 December 2009, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, in partnership with European Friends of Armenia and Stratim, Center for Strategic Communication organized a public debate on the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement entitled “Turkey and Armenia: The Way Forward”. The speakers for the event were Vigen Sargsyan, Senior Advisor of the President of Armenia and Suat Kiniklioğlu, AK Party Deputy Chairman of External Affairs. The debate was moderated by Ron Asmus, Executive Director of the Transatlantic Center, GMF. The initial statements of the speakers were followed by a question and answers session and a lively discussion with the public.
The conference was attended by over 70 guests. The discussion around the Armenia-Turkey relations later continued during a private dinner, which was attended by a number of high-profile guests, including Peter Semneby, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Gunnar Wiegand, Director at the Directorate EU-Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus, Central Asian Republics of the DG RELEX and Charles Tannock, EP AFET Member, Delegation for Ukraine and India, Foreign Affairs Spokesman of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group in the European Parliament.
Images from the Joint EuFoA-GMF US conference on the Armenia-Turkey rapprochement
Mr R Asmus and Mr Vigen Sargsyan
H E Mr Samvel Mkrtchian, Ambassador of the Armenian Mission to NATO asks a question
Mr Vigen Sargsyan and Dr M Kambeck with Mr K Almassy and Mr F Roealants du Vivier, members of EuFoA’s Europe-Armenia Advisory Council
Mr Gunnar Wiegand, Mr Vigen Sargsyan, Mr Ron Asmus
Mr R Asmus, Mr S Kiniklioğlu, Mr K Almassy, Mr P Semneby and Mr V Safarian
H E Mr Avet Adonts, Head of the Armenian Mission to the EU with Mr F Roealants du Vivier and Dr Ch Tannock, members of EuFoA’s Europe-Armenia Advisory Council
Mr Suat Kiniklioğlu, AKP Deputy Chairman of External Affairs and Mr Vigen Sargsyan, Senior Advisor of the President of Armenia
Mr R Asmus, Executive Director of the Transatlantic Center of the GMF Mr S Kiniklioğlu, AKP Deputy Chairman of External Affairs Mr V Sargsyan, Senior Advisor of the President of Armenia Dr M Kambeck, EuFoA Secretary General
Mr Suat Kiniklioğlu, Mr Ron Asmus and Mr Vigen Sargsyan
Mr Nicolas Tavitian of Inside Europe asks a question, to his right Mr François Roelants du Vivier, member of the EuFoA’s Europe-Armenia Advisory Council
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