Turkey-Armenian Thaw After Presidents Watch World Cup Match Together

Turkey-Armenian Thaw After Presidents Watch World Cup Match Together

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two-angels.jpgAn inspired meeting of rivals from Turkey and Armenia over a football match has opened a crack in the wall of silence between the the two nations since World War I. Amid widespread negativity in his own country, the president of Turkey accepted an invitation from his Armenian counterpart to view Saturday’s World Cup qualifying match between the two teams, becoming the first Turkish leader to step foot on Armenian soil since 1991. The invitation led to talks about a future plan for peace.

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