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Boxer, Lieberman, Sanchez Co-Sponser Senate, House Genocide Bills

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) became, this week, the most recent additions to the growing bipartisan group of legislators supporting the Armenian Genocide Resolution (S.Res.316 and H.Res.252), reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

Minsk Group Meets with Aliyev in Baku

International mediators visited Baku on Friday to start preparations for more talks between the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents which they hope will lead to a framework peace accord on Nagorno-Karabakh next year.

Sarkozy, Aliyev Discusses Energy, Karabakh

French President Nicolas Sarkozy met with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday for talks that focused on economic relations and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Anatolian News Agency reported.

Russia Says Karabakh Deal is Close

Armenia and Azerbaijan are close to a deal to end the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko told a briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

Turkey Urges OSCE To Back Azerbaijan In Karabakh Settlement

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe should support Azerbaijan over Armenia in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.

New Push to Settle Karabakh Conflict Made at OSCE Summit

The foreign ministers of over 50 countries making up Europe’s largest security structure praised Armenia and Azerbaijan late Wednesday for their latest pledge to “work intensively” to overcome disagreements hampering the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Negotiators Say Parties in Karabakh Talks ‘Not There Yet’

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–International mediators have reported an ‘improved mood’ in the ongoing Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations over Nagorno-Karabakh, but said the parties are “not there yet” for an ultimate peace accord. The United States, Russian and French cochairmen of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Minsk Group spoke at a press conference in Yerevan

Director at International Crisis Group Calls for Turkish Role in Karabakh Peace

BAKU (Day.az)–Turkey can and must facilitate the peaceful resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, the International Crisis Group’s Caucasus Project Director, Lawrence Sheets, said on Wednesday. "This country is interested in stability in the Caucasus. Contribution to the peace process will strengthen Ankara’s position in the region and help its EU bid," Day.az quoted Sheets

Baku Wants Turkey to Co-Chair Minsk Group, Says Spokesman

BAKU (Combined Sources)–Azerbaijan wants Turkey to be made a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, mediating for a settlement in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict alongside the United States, Russia, and France, President Ilham Aliyev’s spokesperson told reporters on Thursday. “Azerbaijan would like Turkey to become a co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group,” Novruz Mammadov told the

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