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Sarkisian Says Karabakh Must Join Peace Talks

The Nagorno-Karabakh peace process will be successful only with the participation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in the negotiations, said President Serzh Sarkisian Tuesday during a meeting with a visiting Karabakh parliamentary delegation.

Council of Europe Official Starts Armenia Visit

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, began his visit to Armenia Thursday to assess progress made by the Armenian government in dealing with the consequences of the country’s worst post-election crisis. During his three-day fact-finding trip, the official is due to hold a series of meetings with Armenia’s top leadership,

Ter-Petrosian Said to Join New Unrest Probe

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian will name a representative to a new body tasked with conducting an independent investigation into the post-election clashes in Yerevan, a senior member of his Armenian National Congress said on Wednesday. The Opposition alliance and its top leader have yet to decide whether to take one of the five seats

Karabakh Not in a Hurry to Recognize Abkhazia

STEPANAKERT (Azg)–The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic must not hurry to recognize Abkhazia, said the country’s parliament speaker Ashot Ghulian at a press conference Tuesday to brief the press about a recent visit to Abkhazia to celebrate that country’s independence anniversary. A delegation, headed by Ghulian, visited the Abkhaz capital of Sukhumi on Sept. 29 at the invitation