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Remarks by Obama and Erdogan After Meeting on December 7

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in Washington DC on Monday meeting with US President Barack Obama. The two leaders discussed Turkish-Armenian relations, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and Turkey’s role in Afghanistan, the Middle East, Iraq. Erdogan and Obama held a press conference after their talks, read the text of the transcript.

After White House Meeting, Erdogan Says Turkey-Armenia Ties Connected to Karabakh

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters after his meeting with President Obama that normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations was contingent on the Karabakh conflict resolution.

Turkey Urges OSCE To Back Azerbaijan In Karabakh Settlement

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe should support Azerbaijan over Armenia in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.

Nalbandian, Davutoglu Discuss Protocols Ratification in Athens

Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu Tuesday on the sidelines of an OSCE Ministerial meeting in Athens, reported CNNTurk.

Armenia Should Stop ‘Roadmap’ Talks

It is becoming increasingly evident that the so-called “roadmap” discussions with Turkey are proceeding with preconditions, despite continuous claims by Armenian authorities that they are not. The Armenian leadership should immediately withdraw from the “roadmap” talks and pursue a policy—vis-à-vis both Karabakh and Turkey that guarantees Armenian national interests and security.

Armenian-Turkish Border Crossing Being Repaired, Says Azeri Diplomat

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources)–Repair works have been launched at Alican checkpoint at the Turkish-Armenian border closed since 1993, an Azerbaijani diplomat was quoted by Azeri sources as saying on Wednesday “Repair works are underway in the border crossing point in the territory of Armenia. The roads leading to Alican are being covered with asphalt,” Azerbaijan’s consul

Erdogan Worried Over Obama’s Commitment to Genocide Recognition

ANKARA (Today’s Zaman)–Speaking Tuesday on the occasion of the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters he hoped the new president’s pledges to recognize the Armenian Genocide do not materialize. In an apparent reference to the strong pledges made by Obama to officially