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Turkish Prime Minister to visit U.S.

16.10.2009 18:08 GMT

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The Turkish prime minister on Thursday defined the report on Turkey’s progress toward full membership to the European Union as the best since his party came to power.

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

16.10.2009 15:42 GMT

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Interview News.Az with Alexey Vlasov, director of the Russian Center on Post-Soviet Area Studies.

Georgian MP begins process to impeach President Saakashvili

16.10.2009 14:46 GMT

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MP Karlo Kopaliani, a representative of the pro-opposition Strong Georgia faction and of the Republican Party, has begun to collect signatures as part of a process to impeach President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Shimon Peres: "US should be the leader in dealing with Iran"

16.10.2009 14:37 GMT

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Israeli President Shimon Peres has downplayed the chances of an Israeli strike against Iran, saying that the US should be the leader in dealing with Iran.

Their children in Iran, 3 U.S. moms swing into action

16.10.2009 14:23 GMT

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It's been more than two months since three American hikers were imprisoned in Iran after crossing over the border from Iraqi Kurdistan.

US Congress approves Iran sanctions bill

16.10.2009 14:17 GMT

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation punishing foreign companies that sell gasoline to Iran, placing further pressure on Iran over its nuclear program.

Putin, Gazprom target Croatia

16.10.2009 14:12 GMT

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Leonid Kuchma: "Ukraine should not recognize independence of Georgia`s breakaway regions"

16.10.2009 14:02 GMT

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Video press conference between Tbilisi, Kiev and Moscow was held on Thursday.

Azerbaijan-Russia gas agreement and its implications

16.10.2009 13:57 GMT

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EU's report on Turkey disappoints Greek Cyprus

16.10.2009 13:53 GMT

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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.

Goran Lennmarker: Situation when it comes to Nagorno-Karabakh is rather optimistic

16.10.2009 04:58 GMT

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Interview with OSCE PA President Emeritus, Goran Lennmarker, at OSCE PA Fall Meetings regarding Nagorno-Karabakh and Georgia.

Azerbaijan protests to Turkey over flag incident

15.10.2009 22:41 GMT

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Vladimir Putin says Iran sanctions talk premature

15.10.2009 21:52 GMT

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Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says it is premature to discuss sanctions against Iran for its controversial nuclear program.

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.

Georgian opposition to resume actions of protest

15.10.2009 20:59 GMT

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The Georgian Opposition is resuming actions of protests early this November.

Armenian opposition party proposes bill on recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh

15.10.2009 20:50 GMT

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Armenia's Heritage Party has sent a draft law "On recognition of the 'Nagorno-Karabakh Republic'" to the speaker of the Armenian parliament.

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.

Serzh Sargsyan leaves for Astana

15.10.2009 19:53 GMT

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Serzh Sargsyan leaves for Astana to attend CSTO Collective Rapid Response Forces training.

Hillary Clinton: "It is a very difficult set of relationships at work in Georgia"

15.10.2009 19:42 GMT

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Hillary Clinton, the U.S. secretary of state, said in Moscow on October 14 that it was now important that “neither the Georgians nor the South Ossetians nor the Abkhazians do anything provocative.”

China lauds ties with Iran

15.10.2009 19:33 GMT

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China, reluctant to isolate Iran in its standoff with the West over its nuclear program, will maintain cooperation with Tehran and foster "close coordination in international affairs," Premier Wen Jiabao said.

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"

15.10.2009 18:40 GMT

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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.

Georgia not to hold talks with Russia unless lands are freed - Georgian Foreign Minister

15.10.2009 18:11 GMT

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Tbilisi is determined not to hold talks with Russia unless the latter quits the occupied lands in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, said Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze in his interview to BBC Russian service.

Russian FM: "No pressure on Belarus over South Ossetia, Abkhazia"

15.10.2009 17:15 GMT

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Russia is not putting pressure on Belarus to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said on Wednesday in an interview with RIA Novosti.

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