Leader of Strong Turkey Party (GTP) Tuna Beklevic, deputy chairperson Baybars Orsek, Head of the party’s provincial office in Kars Dundar Gultekin and other officials crossed the Armenia-Turkey border along the River Araks and entered Armenia as a sign of protest.
Beklevic stated if the border remains closed till 2011, over 1000 Armenians and 1000 Turkish youths will cross the border this way, Turkish Zaman daily reports.
“We demand a positive response on the border opening from the Turkish and Armenian Governments,” the GDP leader said.
On October 10, the Turkish mass media disseminated the information. The Armenian side has not yet commented on the matter.