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Scholars from Armenian Diaspora Reflect on Turkey’s Historical Commission

The protocols signed by the Turkish and Armenian foreign ministers in Zurich on Oct. 10 contain a clause that states the two sides agree to “implement a dialogue on the historical dimension with the aim to restore mutual confidence between the two nations, including an impartial and scientific examination of the historical records and archives to define existing problems and formulate recommendations.”

Kirk Challenges Obama Support For Historical Commission

Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL), the Co-Chairman of the Armenian Caucus, has sharply criticized the Obama Administration’s support for the creation of an “official commission” on the Armenian Genocide, an initiative long pursued by the Turkish government to cast doubt on the settled history and thoroughly documented record of this crime against humanity, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

Poll Finds Turkey Deal Unpopular In Yerevan

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Most residents of Yerevan oppose Armenia’s fence-mending agreements with Turkey and do not look forward to the possible reopening of the Turkish-Armenian border, according to an opinion poll released by on Monday. The government-linked Armenian Sociological Association (ASA) conducted the survey among 1,000 city residents on September 20-21, three weeks before the signing of