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Prosperous Armenia party backs ratification of Armenia-Turkey protocols

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Armenian Parliament speaker meets with EU Special Rep

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Azeri and Turkish MPs welcome raising of flags at Turkish war memorial in Baku

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President Ilham Aliyev receives members of foreign affairs committee of Turkey`s Grand National Assembly

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Turkey hopes “Armenians calm down”

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Armenia's Democratic Party opposes ratification of Armenian-Turkish protocols

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The Democratic Party of Armenia opposes ratification of the Armenian-Turkish protocols in their current format, party chairman Aram Sargsyan has said.

Iran, Turkey ink gas MOU

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President Gül concludes his visit to Serbia

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President Abdullah Gül met businessmen on the last day of his contacts in Serbia.

Turkey to recompense $1.1 billion for low-priced Azeri gas

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Ilham Shaban: I am confident that we will soon reach an agreement on gas with Turkey

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US analysts: Russia still pulls all Armenia's strings

28.10.2009 18:56 GMT

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Alexander Rusetsky: Azerbaijan and Turkey should give up chauvinistic "one nation, two states" principle

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Turkish MPs in Baku: Ankara will not harm Azerbaijan

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Turkish Parliament`s Foreign Relations Chief arrives in Azerbaijan

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Status quo hinders Turkey's role in Karabakh dispute, says analyst

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