Wednesday, May 31, 2006

US Congressmen Ask Erdogan's Help for Iran

Erdal Sen,
The US House of Representatives asked Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to step in to help solve the Iranian nuclear crisis without arms.

Steny Hoyer, the second highest Democrat in the House, and Roy Blunt from the Republican Party visited Erdogan at his office Tuesday to discuss the isolations imposed on Iran, Iraq, the Middle East, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and allegations about the so-called Armenian genocide. READ MORE

The American representatives expressed their anxiety regarding Iran's nuclear program and stressed that the issue should be resolved through diplomacy. Therefore, they asked Erdogan to play an active role in the solution process as they also supported Erdogan's offer to form a commission of historians to explore the allegations concerning the so-called genocide.