Turkey US’s Ally in Caucasus Issus: Secretary of State
The United States cooperate with Turkey to settle the Caucasus issues, Condoleezza Rice, the US Secretary of State said, CNN Turk agency reported.
The world community does not support Russia’s actions in Caucasus and the United States continues its cooperation with Turkey, Rice said, making a speech at a conference of the Marshal Fund. “We are jointly working with allies, such as Turkey to lay bases of cooperation in Caucasus,” Rice said.
The US Secretary of State stated the necessity to solve the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as to develop cooperation to diversify energy resources. The United States cooperates with Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan to transit energy resources of the region to the west, Rice said.
[Source: Trend News Agency, Ankara, 19Sep08]
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