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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.

Town Halls Raise Awareness on Next Steps Against Protocols

Town hall meetings have begun throughout the Western United States to inform Armenian communities of the current state of negotiations between Armenia and Turkey, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) reported on Saturday.

Turkey Frets Looming US Recognition of Genocide

Prospects are high for a US recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the incoming administration of president elect Barack Obama, a leading member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation said Tuesday, reiterating his party’s calls for Yerevan not to buckle under Turkish pressure by accepting a package deal that would see, among other things, the establishment of a joint study on the genocide in exchange for normal ties.

Turkey Ties Not a ‘Favor’ to Armenia, Foreign Ministry Says

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources)–The normalization of relations between Armenia and Turkey would be “in the interests of both countries” and should not be misrepresented as a “favor to be given to Armenia,” The Armenian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday after a slew of media reports from Turkey misrepresented Monday night’s meeting between the Armenian Foreign Minister and

Armenia Must Help Turkey be ‘More Objective’ About its History

NEW YORK–During a meeting Wednesday with the Armenian-American community, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian said his recent overtures to normalize relations with Turkey aimed at helping that society come to grips with its own history. The reception was organized by the Armenian Embassy in the US, Armenia’s Permanent Representation of Armenia at the UN and by

Armenian, Turkish, Azeri Foreign Ministers Meet

UNITED NATIONS (Combined Sources)–The foreign ministers of Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan met in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly without issuing a much talked about joint announcement. News broke last week of renewed behind the scenes talks in Switzerland between Armenian and Turkish diplomats seeking to finalize a