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Week Three Of “Countdown To Erdogan” Targets Media

Midway into the month-long Armenian American grassroots campaign to encourage President Obama to personally confront Turkey’s Prime Minister with the facts of the Armenian Genocide during their December 7th White House meeting, the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) “Countdown to Erdogan” has come under heavy fire from a Turkish lobby that appears increasingly nervous about the impact that Ankara’s growing rift with Washington will have on U.S. complicity in its genocide denial campaign.

War Threats Loom Over ‘Peace’ Talks

The OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairmen issued a statement Sunday after the meeting between Armenian and Azeri presidents on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The representatives of France, Russia and the US expressed optimism on the progress of the peace talks, but failed to condemn Azerbaijan and its president, Ilham Aliyev, for inciting violence by threatening military action against Armenia and Karabakh one day before sitting down with his Armenian counterpart.

Town Halls Raise Awareness on Next Steps Against Protocols

Town hall meetings have begun throughout the Western United States to inform Armenian communities of the current state of negotiations between Armenia and Turkey, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) reported on Saturday.

Fresno AYF Chapter Begins Winter Toy Drive

The Armenian Youth Federation’s Fresno “Kevork Chavoush” Chapter announced this week it has begun its 4th annual toy drive to benefit troubled orphans in Armenia.