'Yes' vote to carry Turkish democracy further: Erdogan

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Armenian society and the state should prepare for the opening of the Armenian-Turkish border, the president of the Union of Armenians in Russia, Ara Abramyan, has said.

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16.10.2009 18:16 GMT

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Turkish Prime Minister to visit U.S.

16.10.2009 18:08 GMT

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Turkey expects wave of tourists in Armenia if border is opened

16.10.2009 16:53 GMT

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If the Armenian-Turkish border is opened, the number of tourists visiting Armenia will greatly increase, Turkish Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ismet Yilmaz said during a meeting with Armenian journalists in Ankara.

Azerbaijani MPs met with Turkish opposition leader

16.10.2009 16:42 GMT

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Turkish president's adviser upbeat on relations with Armenia

16.10.2009 15:57 GMT

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The Armenian-Turkish process will succeed thanks to the efforts of both sides, Zeynep Damla Gurel, adviser to the Turkish president, has told the Armenian news agency Novosti-Armenia.

Russia keen to see Armenian-Turkish protocols implemented "as soon as possible"

16.10.2009 15:55 GMT

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The Russian Foreign Ministry is "really happy" with the Armenia-Turkey protocols, spokesman Andrey Nesterenko told a briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

German parties not to rule out Turkey's EU bid

16.10.2009 15:49 GMT

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As work continues to form a coalition government, German parties have agreed not to include an article ruling out Turkey's EU accession bid, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reports.

Alexey Vlasov: Yerevan has not calculated all the risks related to Ankara's economic expansion

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EU's report on Turkey disappoints Greek Cyprus

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Greek Cyprus has expressed disappointment over the fact that the European Commission failed to recommend sanctions on Turkey for failing to open its ports to the island in its latest progress report, announced on Wednesday.

Iraq, Turkey agree to open more border gates

16.10.2009 13:44 GMT

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Turkey and Iraq have decided to increase the number of their border gates, Turkish news channels reported.

Zafer Çağlayan: "The trade relations with Armenia can start on the condition that the Nagorno-Karabakh issue is resolved"

16.10.2009 13:29 GMT

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Turkey will create country desks to further improve its foreign trade, Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Çağlayan said on Wednesday, adding that lucrative investment opportunities are available for the Turkish construction industry in Egypt.

Azerbaijan protests to Turkey over flag incident

15.10.2009 22:41 GMT

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Turkey to stab Azerbaijan in the back if it opens Armenian border while the occupation continues - Azeri vice speaker

15.10.2009 21:43 GMT

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The opening of the Turkish-Armenian border without the liberation of the Azerbaijani land occupied by Armenia would be a stab in the back for Azerbaijan, Ziyafat Asgarov, first deputy speaker of Azerbaijan's Parliament, has said.

Turkey will not implement the protocols with Armenia - Azeri MP Asim Mollazadeh

15.10.2009 20:01 GMT

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Azerbaijani MP Asim Mollazadeh comments on the Turkey-Armenia protocols for News.Az.

Erdogan: "Armenia saw Turkish hospitality"

15.10.2009 19:06 GMT

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Turkey-Armenia rapprochement process started before the football match, Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated before leaving for Iraq, CNNTurk reports.

Azeri consul in LA: "Turkey recognizes Azerbaijan's leading regional role"

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Elin Suleymanov, Azerbaijan's consul general in Los Angeles, comments on the Turkey-Armenia protocols for News.Az.

Armenian and Turkish leaders watch match from comfort of a luxury box

15.10.2009 18:34 GMT

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A special box, studded with Swarovski crystals, was prepared for the Armenian and Turkish presidents to watch their countries' football World Cup qualifier in Bursa on Wednesday, according to Armenian news agency ArmInfo.

Armenian FM: "Armenia-Turkey match favorable ground to think over necessary steps to implement bilateral protocols"

15.10.2009 16:57 GMT

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The Armenia-Turkey match is a favorable ground to think over necessary steps to implement bilateral protocols, said Armenian FM Edward Nalbandyan.

Edward Nalbandyan: "Protocols to encourage development of Armenia-Turkey relations"

15.10.2009 16:38 GMT

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The Armenian-Turkish protocols will enable to lay basis for developing relations between the two countries, Armenian FM Edward Nalbandyan told Armenian journalists in Bursa after the Turkey-Armenia football match.

Abdullah Gul: "Making history can not take place in a single day"

15.10.2009 16:34 GMT

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The presidents of Turkey and Armenia sat side-by-side to watch a World Cup soccer match on Wednesday, in a show of unity meant to help defuse opposition to an agreement to reopen their border and restore relations.

New Turkish diplomacy opens fresh opportunities for Azerbaijan, says Azeri commentator

15.10.2009 16:08 GMT

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Ilgar Mammadov, a politician based in Baku, comments for News.Az on Saturday's agreement between Turkey and Armenia.

Turkey's first lady cooks special meals for Armenian President

15.10.2009 15:41 GMT

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The first lady of Turkey cooked special meals for Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Novosti-Armenia's correspodent reported from Turkey.

Turkey - Armenia match in pictures

15.10.2009 15:30 GMT

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Regional peace possible only after Armenia withdraws from occupied Azerbaijani land - Azeri MP

15.10.2009 15:21 GMT

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Azerbaijani MP Ganira Pashayeva hopes the Turkish Parliament will not ratify the protocols with Armenia, if Yerevan fails to withdraw its troops from Azerbaijan's occupied territories, according to Azerbaijani news agency Trend.

Abdullah Gul signed protocols

15.10.2009 15:08 GMT

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Turkish president Abdullah Gul Signed protocols and sent to Turkey’s cabinet.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says decision to bar Israel was people's will

15.10.2009 14:57 GMT

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Swine flu outbreak leads to weeklong closure of Ankara school

15.10.2009 14:49 GMT

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A primary school in Ankara was closed for a week.

Armenia-Turkey accord to have positive impact on Karabakh peace process - NGO director

15.10.2009 14:41 GMT

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Saturday's agreement between Turkey and Armenia to establish diplomatic ties and open their common border remains a hot topic in the region.

Azeri activist in USA upbeat on Armenia-Turkey accord

15.10.2009 14:27 GMT

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Tomris Azeri, head of the Azerbaijan Society of America, believes that the Armenia-Turkey protocols will benefit the region in the long run.

Armenian and Turkish Presidents met in Bursa

15.10.2009 13:43 GMT

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Armenian and Turkish Presidents met in Bursa.

Turkey wins big game against Armenia in Bursa

15.10.2009 13:24 GMT

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The Turkish national football team comfortably beat Armenia 2-0 in a World Cup qualifying group game on Wednesday, despite the fact that its fast start was slowed down with a red card.

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