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Russia Says Karabakh Deal is Close

Armenia and Azerbaijan are close to a deal to end the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko told a briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

Russian, US Diplomats Discuss Karabakh

MOSCOW–The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was discussed in talks Tuesday between the US Ambassador to Russia John Bayerli and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, the Russian Foreign Ministry website revealed. On the agenda of their meeting was a discussion of the former Soviet Union’s unresolved conflicts, focusing on the conflicts in Georgia’s breakaway regions of South

Abkhazia, South Ossetia Cases ‘Irrelevant’ for Karabakh, Says Lavrov

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)–Russia’s Foreign Minister on Wednesday described Russia’s recognition of Abkhazian and South Ossetian independence as “irrelevant” to the future status of other regions seeking similar recognition of their independence. In an interview with Elefterotipia, a Greek newspaper, Sergei Lavrov singled out Turkish occupied North Cypress, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Transnistria, as three regions that should not