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EU ‘may mediate’ Karabakh talks, Azeri official says

The EU may emerge as a new mediator if Russian-brokered talks fail to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, a senior Azerbaijani lawmaker says. Rasim Musabayev also says Baku will support the Palestinians’ state bid

The European Union may emerge as a new mediator if Russian-brokered talks fail to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute, a senior Azerbaijani lawmaker has said. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » June 2011


Failure of Karabakh talks a ‘disappointment,’ US says

The failure of a peace summit aimed at reducing tensions around the Nagorno-Karabakh region is “disappointing,” U.S. officials said Monday.

“I would says it’s disappointing,” said U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland, when asked about the summit organized last week in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Leaders fail to make headway on Karabakh

Azerbaijan and Armenia failed to come to an agreement on the path to peace in Nagorno Karabakh after a meeting of their leaders in Russia on Friday, but said some progress had been made, Russian RIA Novosti news agency reported.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hosted Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian leader Serzh Sargsyan in the Volga city of Kazan, for another round of talks seeking to end the two-decade conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Azerbaijan Press No Comments » June 2011


Russia hosts Karabakh peace talks

The start of peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has left some hopeful that a resolution to the decades-long conflict is near, but a former Armenian official said on Saturday that the problem would not be solved as long as “the Karabakh administration is not included in the talks.”

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, one of the mediators of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, will host Armenian President Serge Sarkisian and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in the Volga city of Kazan to discuss a settlement to the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, an Azerbaijani territory occupied by Armenia since 1994. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » June 2011


Sarkisian complains about ‘Turkish blockade’

Speakeng at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Armenia’s Sarkisian complains about a ‘Turkish blockade’ and warns of a possible war with Azerbaijan

Armenian President Serge Sarkisian claimed Armenia is under the blockade of Turkey and Azerbaijan, during his address to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, while Azerbaijani parliamentarians said they were not able to ask their questions during the session Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Turkish Press No Comments » June 2011


CHP ready to negotiate with Armenia without any preconditions

Turkey’s ruling and main opposition parties are ready to normalize relations with Armenia and open the border, but the two are on conflicting sides of the debate over preconditions for negotiations.

“We are ready to negotiate with Armenians without preconditions,” Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Republican People’s Party, or CHP, told a group Turkish, Armenian and U.S. journalists late Monday. The statement in response to a question from a U.S. journalist who said the CHP’s policy regarding ties with Armenia was not different from that of the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, as both parties were putting Armenia’s withdrawal from disputed Nagorno-Karabakh as a condition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Moscow pushes Karabakh settlement ahead of talks

The Russian Foreign Ministry is convinced that resolution of the Karabakh conflict cannot be delayed any longer.

This will be the thrust of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s message to his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts when they meet in Moscow on 11 June, according to Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.
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Azerbaijani minister meets US mediator, analysts

Elmar Mammadyarov has discussed settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Karabakh with US mediator Robert Bradtke.

They met in Washington on 1 June during Elmar Mammadyarov’s working visit to the USA, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reported.

Robert Bradtke is one of three co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, alongside French and Russian diplomats, which is mediating a settlement to the Karabakh conflict. Read the rest of this entry »

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Texas House of Representatives commemorates Khojaly massacre

The House of Representatives of the State of Texas has passed a resolution commemorating the Khojaly massacre.

As a result of the annual action campaigns by the US Azeris Network (USAN), the Texas House of Representatives passed the resolution recognizing and commemorating victims of the Khojaly massacre
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Posted by admin Posted in: Azerbaijan Press, Khojaly No Comments » June 2011