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Sarkisian Outlines Preconditions to Karabakh Peace

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Following a visit to inspect frontline positions of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Forces over the weekend, President Serzh Sarkisian pledged to initiate an “active” public debate on how to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh, outlining three preconditions necessary for a resolution to the longstanding conflict. “A resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is possible if Azerbaijan recognizes

State Department Presses new Attack Against Karabakh Self Determination

WASHINGTON–Bush Administration officials continued to press forward their new, more aggressive position against freedom for Nagorno Karabakh, citing, as recently as Friday in Yerevan, that a resolution of this longstanding conflict must proceed from theprinciple of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, while remaining conspicuously silent on the core American value of self-determination, reported the Armenian National Committee