Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Sarkozy Offers Turkey Alternative to EU Membership

ISTANBUL (Hurriyet)–French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday the the European Union should quickly start talks with Turkey on creating a common economic and security forum as an alternative to Turkey’s membership in the bloc. The 27-member bloc “must cease to dilute itself in endless enlargement” and open talks with Turkey “as of now” toward a

Israeli Knesset to Discuss Armenian Genocide Resolution

JERUSALEM (Combined Sources)-The Israeli Knesset Tuesday unanimously voted to include the discussion of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide to its agenda. Discussions on to which committee the bill would be referred are expected soon. The motion was introduced by Meretz Chairman, MP Haim Oron, who introduces this resolution every year to coincide with April