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Turkey stands by Azerbaijan for return of its occupied territory, Minister says

Turkish State Minister Zafer Caglayan said Thursday Turkey stood by Azerbaijan for the return of its occupied territory and would continue to be on Azerbaijan’s side.

Speaking at the Turkish-Azerbaijani Business Forum in Baku, Caglayan said that the world’s most important energy and transportation corridor was in Azerbaijan. Turkey and Azerbaijan share the same destiny. We are one single nation incomparable to any other place in the world. We must turn this relationship to an opportunity for further growth, Caglayan said. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » July 2010


Several Armenian soldiers dead in military ’incident’

Up to six Armenian soldiers have died in a shooting incident in the disputed Azerbaijani enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, a human-rights activist and news media said Friday.

Officials refused to confirm the number of dead, but Armenia’s defense ministry issued a statement Thursday saying that an “incident” in the military involving “use of firearms” had resulted in an unspecified number of deaths.

Human-rights activist Artur Sakunts told Agence France-Presse that, according to his sources, an Armenian soldier had killed five fellow servicemen in Karabakh on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Azerbaijan Press, Turkish Press No Comments » July 2010


Azerbaijan rejects Armenian claims of new Karabakh proposal

Azerbaijan has denied Armenian claims that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev presented his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts with a new international plan last month to resolve the conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian referred to what was discussed with Medvedev in St. Petersburg as “a new version of the Madrid Principles” of a Karabakh settlement at a news conference in Yerevan with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » July 2010


Azerbaijan rejects Armenian claims of a new Karabakh proposal

Azerbaijan has denied Armenian claims that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev presented his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts with a new international plan last month to resolve the conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian referred to what was discussed with Medvedev in St. Petersburg as “a new version of the Madrid Principles” of a Karabakh settlement at a news conference in Yerevan with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday.

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry dismissed these statements late on Monday, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Armenian Service reported. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » July 2010