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Turkey Frets Looming US Recognition of Genocide

Prospects are high for a US recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the incoming administration of president elect Barack Obama, a leading member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation said Tuesday, reiterating his party’s calls for Yerevan not to buckle under Turkish pressure by accepting a package deal that would see, among other things, the establishment of a joint study on the genocide in exchange for normal ties.

Diaspora Can’t be Ignored in Normalization Process, Nalbandian Says

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)–Armenia cannot establish normal relations with Turkey without taking the opinion of the Diaspora into consideration, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said during an interview with the Turkish BBC service on Tuesday. “I don’t think there is a real obstacle to the normalization of the relations,” Nalbandian said. “We are first of all waiting