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Moscow Pushes for New Round of Karabakh Talks

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, projecting Moscow’s diplomatic clout in the Caucasus, publicly offered on Tuesday to host the next meeting between his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts, which international mediators hope will produce a breakthrough in their protracted efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “I hope that we are at an advanced stage,” Medvedev

Karabakh Peace Precondition to Turkey Relations, Echoes Lavrov

MOSCOW (Combined Sources)–In an interview published Tuesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who visited Armenia Friday, echoed Turkey’s calls for an immediate resolution of the Karabakh conflict prior to the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Armenia. "It [Armenia] really has few geographic and political options. As soon as the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement becomes a

Rice Praises ‘Healing Reforms’ in Armenia

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised President Serzh Sarkisian for his efforts to end Armenia’s post-election political crisis and improve its relations with Turkey as they met in New York late Wednesday. In her opening remarks at the meeting released by the U.S. State Department, Rice spoke of “healing reforms” which she believes