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Turkish accords to be ratified only after Armenian "concessions on Karabakh"

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Iran sent separate letters to all 35 countries sitting on the IAEA Board

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Russian FM offers to set common principle for crisis settlement of conflicts

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Iran has confirmed detaining several British nationals

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Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has confirmed that it has detained several British nationals in the Persian Gulf waters.

China advocates resolution of the Iran nuclear issue - FM

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Greece urges to resume OSCE mission in Georgia

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Iorgos Papandreu, OSCE chair and Greece Prime Minister, urged to resume OSCE mission in Greece that closed in 2009.

France calls on Azerbaijan, Armenia to solve Karabakh conflict soon

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French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to solve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict soon.

Turkey real winner of Iraq war - Newsweek

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Ex-Yukos owners to sue the Russian government in The Hague

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Russian senator has urged Iran to fully with UN nuclear watchdog

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Turkey offered lowest tariff for Azerbaijani gas transit through its territory

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Armenia’s economic and defense problems will become a strong headache for Moscow

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Round table on resolution of conflicts in the South Caucasus held in Athens

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Local kidnapped from Georgian village released

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Turkish ministers visit Armenian village

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There is an opportunity to find solution to Karabakh conflict this year

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Northern Cyprus representative: Turkey will be by Azerbaijan’s side

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Turkey has a place in a Europe of equality and freedom

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Russian scientists, experts refused entry to Georgia

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Turkey to give all citizens government-controlled email accounts at birth

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Five Britons on racing yacht detained in Iran

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Karabakh should stay under Azerbaijan’s jurisdiction: Ariel Cohen

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Azerbaijani defense officials to visit Turkish military schools

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Azerbaijani, Armenian foreign ministers meet in Athens

01.12.2009 15:23 GMT

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