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Readout of the President's Call with Armenian President Sargsian

Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          October 6, 2009
Readout of the President’s call with Armenian President Sargsian
The President called Armenian President Sargsian yesterday to commend him for his courageous leadership and to encourage continued progress on normalization of relations with Turkey.  The President underscored the U.S. position that the normalization talks should move forward without preconditions and within a reasonable timeframe.  President Obama pledged his full support for a process that would result in normalization of relations between the two countries and a brighter future for all involved.