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Babacan to Travel to Baku for Talks on Karabakh

BAKU–Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan will fly to Baku on a two day official visit for talks with top officials on the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict. He is scheduled to arrive in the Azeri capital on November 30, the Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan said. News of the Turkish Foreign Minister’s trip to Azerbaijan comes a day after

Iran to Propose its own Initiative for Karabakh Resolution

TEHRAN–Iran will soon present to Russia and the three South Caucasus countries its own proposal for resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Shekholislam said on Thursday, IRNA news reported. The draft proposal is ready and will be forwarded to the ambassadors of the four countries once Tehran has considered suggestion from Armenia,

Turkey Signals Second Round of Karabakh Talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan

BAKU (Armenpress)–Turkey’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan on Tuesday signaled the possibility of a second round of trilateral talks between the foreign ministers of Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan, a move aimed at linking Turkish-Armenian relations to the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Following Turkish President Abdullah Gul’s visit to Armenia on September 6, Turkey hosted trilateral talks

Prime Minister Stresses Relations with Neighbors

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, in an interview with the Azeri online Day.az news agency, Tuesday emphasized the importance of establishing good neighborly relations with all of Armenia’s neighbors as a means to ensure stability in the region. "We must focus on the values, which bring us closer and not those, which separate

No Future in Turkish Initiative to Mediate Karabakh Conflict, Says Safrastyan

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Turkey’s recent efforts to mediate a resolution in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbain outside the Minsk Group format have no future, Armenia’s top Turkologist, Ruben Safrastyan, told reporters on Wednesday. The OSCE Minsk Group continues to be the best format for resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, according to Safrastyan, who is the