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Armenian diaspora leader in Russia calls on Yerevan to prepare for opening of Turkish border

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Turkish Prime Minister to visit U.S.

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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.

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

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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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Iraq, Turkey agree to open more border gates

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