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Sarkozy Urges Quick Agreement on Karabakh Deal

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to come to a quick agreement on the basic principles of a Nagorno-Karabakh settlement proposed by the OSCE Minsk Group, AFP reported.

Obama, Aliyev Discuss Turkish-Armenian Ties

BAKU (Combined Sources)–U.S. President Barack Obama has defended an unconditional normalization of relations between Armenia and Turkey in a phone call with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev, who is strongly opposed to such prospect, RFE/RL reported. The two leaders spoke on the phone late Tuesday after Obama ended a two-day visit to Turkey during which

Turkey’s Top General in Azerbaijan for Talks with President, Top Officials

BAKU (Combined Sources)–Turkey’s top general met on Thursday with leading members of Azerbaijan’s government for talks on the region and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. General Ilker Basbug, Turkey’s chief of General Staff held separate meetings Thursday with President Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Defense Minister Safar Abiyev and Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov. Turkish journalists were