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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,

In Talks with Cheney, Armenian Premier Condemns Calls for Azeri Rule Over Karabakh

WASHINGTON (Combined Sources)–During a rare meeting with US Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday, Armenia’s Prime Minister, Tigran Sargsyan, condemned as "dangerous" and "a cause for concern" recent statemen’s by US Deputy Secretary of State Matthew Bryza and Turkish President Abdullah Gul linking a normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations to a resolution of the Karabakh conflict

High Level Talks in Washington Signal Possible Shift in US Attitude Toward Armenia

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Following a string of high-level meetings between Armenian and US leaders in Washington that began late last week and carried over to tuesday, a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday called for the normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations and stressed the need for a quick resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after talks with Armenia’s leaders

Armenian Prime Minister Meets with US Secretary of State

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL)–Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan wrapped up a five-day visit to Washington late Tuesday with talks with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The U.S. State Department and the Armenian government issued no statemen’s on the agenda and other details of the meeting as of Wednesday evening. “The United States and Armenia, of course, have

State Department Presses new Attack Against Karabakh Self Determination

WASHINGTON–Bush Administration officials continued to press forward their new, more aggressive position against freedom for Nagorno Karabakh, citing, as recently as Friday in Yerevan, that a resolution of this longstanding conflict must proceed from theprinciple of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, while remaining conspicuously silent on the core American value of self-determination, reported the Armenian National Committee

Sargsyan Meets with Cheney in Washington DC

WASHINGTON–Armenia’s Prime Minister, Tigran Sargsyan, was in Washington DC on Friday where he met with US Vice President Dick Cheney and Millennium Challenge Corporation President, Ambassador John Danilovich, reported Armenpress. The Prime Minister arrived in Washington on Thursday and is set to depart back for Yerevan on Wednesday. He is in the US capital attending

US Calls for Democratic Vote in Azerbaijan, Reaffirms Strong Ties

BAKU (Combined Sources) — This month’s presidential election in Azerbaijan should be "free, fair and transparent," US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte said Thursday on a visit to the ex-Soviet republic. "October 15 represents an important opportunity for Azerbaijan to demonstrate its commitment to democratic reform by holding an election that is assessed by