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Gordon Reiterates Washington’s Backing for Quick Karabakh Settlement

The United States is committed to ensuring a quick resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs said on Tuesday.

All-ASA Reaffirms Support of Genocide Recognition, Karabakh Independence

Los Angeles, CA–The All-Armenian Students Association ("All-ASA"), a confederation of Armenian American college student organizations, adopted a resolution reaffirming their support for Genocide recognition as well as the self determination of Nagorno-Karabakh. In a general meeting held recently at Loyola Marymount University, delegates voted in favor of the resolution which was introduced by the Shant

Turkish Officials to Meet Obama, McCain Advisors

ANKARA (Hurriyet)–Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has sent two foreign policy officials to the United States to meet with the advisors of both U.S. presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain, Hurriyet daily reported on Tuesday. Ahmet Davutoglu, chief foreign policy advisor to Erdogan and Suat Kiniklioglu, deputy chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of

Turkish Lobby Targets Schiff

GLENDALE–The Turkish Lobby has targeted Glendale Congressman Adam Schiff in the November 4 Congressional election, raising over ten thousand dollars for his opponent, Charles Hahn, during the month of September alone. On Saturday September 20, the Washington based Turkish Coalition USA-Political Action Committee sponsored a private fundraiser in Orange County, California in support of Hahn,

Turkish Dissident Criticizes EU’s Cold Shoulder to Turkish Intellectuals

BRUSSELS–Renowned Turkish publisher and dissident, Ragip Zarakolu was recently in Brussels for high level meetings with several European officials where he criticized the European Union’s abandonment of Turkish intellectuals still being tried under a notorious law criminalizing, among other things, discussion of the Armenian Genocide, reported the European Armenian Federation (EAF). In the framework of

New York Armenians Back Ally in Congress

NEW YORK–Supporters of the Armenian National Committee-Political Action Committee (ANC-PAC) recently attended a fundraiser for Congressman Gary Ackerman (D-NY), who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Congressman’s District includes the north shore of Queens and Long Island and is home to an established Armenian American community that includes a number of churches, a