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OSCE Chairman Encouraged by ‘Positve Momentum’ in Karabakh Talks

The new Chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on Thursday said he was encouraged by what he described as positive momentum in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks and expressed his support for ongoing efforts by the OSCE’s Minsk Group to resolve the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Turkey, Iran Sign Strategic Deal to Carry Gas to Europe

Iran and Turkey signed a number of deals on Wednesday to facilitate the efficient flow of gas through Turkey to Europe, including accords on allocating some of Iran’s South Pars gas field to the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), allowing Iranian gas to be transported via Turkey and allowing Turkmenistan’s natural gas to be pumped to Turkey via Iran, during Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Turkey’s southeastern neighbor.