Negative past between Turkey, Greece is history now: Erdogan

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Azeri MP criticizes Turkey-Armenia protocols

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The Turkish Supreme Council of Radio and Television signed a resolution for the 24-hour broadcasting service in local languages.

Turkish Ambassador to U.S.: We will always continue to keep Azerbaijan’s interests a priority

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Eight PKK terrorists surrendered in Turkey

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Another group of Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, members has surrendered to Turkish authorities in the country’s Southeast, where the Turkish military has been fighting the outlawed group for 25 years, the Reuters news agency reported.

Turkey and Azerbaijan finalizing abolition of visas

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If the Turkish parliament ratifies the protocols without preconditions we will do the same: Armenian parliamentarian

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National Central Bureau of Interpol in Armenia is preparing for opening of the Armenian-Turkish border, fearing of possible intensification of drug traffic and terrorism.

Turkey's parliamentary commission of foreign relations not to discuss ratified protocols

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They would have us adopt the Madrid Principles - ANCA Chairman

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US Ambassador: "Azerbaijan is a 'strategically important' country for us"

12.11.2009 18:05 GMT

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Azerbaijan is a strategically important country for the United States, U.S. Ambassador to Turkey James Jeffrey said in his interview with Turkey`s Heber Turk TV channel.

Azerbaijan's FM: Each country settles issues of visa system cancellation considering its national interests

12.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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Turkish Premier: Visa regime with Azerbaijan to be fully cancelled soon

12.11.2009 14:31 GMT

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Armenian political scientist presented several options of ratification of the Armenian-Turkish Protocols

12.11.2009 13:28 GMT

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Тhe process of normalization of Armenia-Turkey relations quietened down, but this calm is a preparation for intensive events, Alexander Iskandaryan, Director of the Caucasus Institute, political scientist told a press conference in Yerevan today.

The first president of Armenia: Serzh Sargsyan made an unforgivable mistake

12.11.2009 13:16 GMT

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Azeri president receives Turkish delegation

11.11.2009 21:50 GMT

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Armenia can resume rail freight soon after opening of Turkish border

11.11.2009 21:44 GMT

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Armenia will be ready for railway freight transport almost as soon as the border with Turkey is opened, Transport Minister Gurgen Sargsyan has said.

Azerbaijan’s Vice Premier: The world financial crisis has not affected construction of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad

11.11.2009 21:12 GMT

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The world financial crisis has not affected the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad, Azerbaijan’s Vice Premier Abid Sharifov told reporters.

Azerbaijan and Turkey to increase trade turnover to $1.5 bn

11.11.2009 20:42 GMT

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The governments of Azerbaijan and Turkey intend to raise trade turnover to $1.5 bn in the coming years, Azerbaijan Vice Premier Abid Sharifov told reporters.

Iran, Turkey reported to agree on military cooperation against possible Israeli attack

11.11.2009 19:38 GMT

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The claim is made by the Jerusalem-based military intelligence web site DEBKAfile.

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