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Sarkisian Holds Closed Door Discussions on Karabakh with Political Parties

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday held an extended discussion focusing on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with leaders of Armenia’s political parties that had responded to his invitation to attend the meeting. The Armenian president straightaway imposed a condition that no direct references to the speakers at the event be made in further public exchanges of

Exit Polls Show Aliyev Re-Elected in Azerbaijan Presidential Vote

BAKU (Reuters)–Incumbent Ilham Aliyev swept to victory in Azerbaijan’s presidential election Wednesday with 80.5 percent of the vote, an exit poll conducted by the local Rey ("Opinion") polling firm said. Opposition candidate Gulamhussein Alibayli came a distant second with only 5.4 percent of the vote, the head of the firm, Rizvan Abbasov, told reporters. Authorities