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Gordon Urges Turkey to Drop Karabakh Condition For Armenia Ties

Within days of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan clearly linking the normalization of relations between Ankara and Yerevan to a resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, a senior US State Department official urged Turkey to make progress on normalization efforts without setting preconditions.

Former Diplomat Reveals Secret State Dept. Attacks on 1980’s Genocide Resolutions

A retired Foreign Service officer, U.S. Ambassador Arma Jane Karaer, recently revealed a series of shocking revelations about the State Department’s behind-the-scenes efforts on behalf of Turkey during the 1980’s to kill congressional initiatives commemorating the Armenian Genocide, according to now-public documents circulated today by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

Rice, Sarkisian Discuss ‘Mutual’ Interests

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)–Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian discussed “issues of mutual interest on Tuesday with US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. The conversation, conducted via telephone call, was initiated by Rice, who heads the US State Department tasked with crafting and implementing US Foreign policy. The President’s press office did not provide further information on their discussion,

US Ambassadors Issue Contradictory Remarks on Support for Minsk Group

BAKU (Armenpress)–The US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Anne Derse, told reporters in Baku Tuesday that the United States is ready to support efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “We are ready to participate in the Karabakh conflict resolution process and together with OSCE Minsk Group member-states continue searching for ways to resolve the conflict,” she said,

A US-Supported Aggressor Wins Again, Inheriting a $2.5 Billion Military Budget

Good news rang through the halls of the US State Department Wednesday, as their much-supported ally Ilham Aliyev was re-elected for a second term as Azerbaijan’s president. But wait. How can it be called a re-election when the he was running almost unopposed, with most opposition forces effectively boycotting the election and in the months