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Peace Treaty Of Lausanne And The En…

Jul 25, 2016

By Teoman Ertuğrul TULUN - avim.org.tr July 24th is the 93rd anniversary of the Peace...

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Olympics Politics And The Abuse Of …

Jul 25, 2016

Genocide is currently a gimmick of American soft power. A consideration of...

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23 Years Pass Since Occupation Of A…

Jul 23, 2016

Today, 23 years pass since the occupation of Azerbaijan's Aghdam district by...

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Mınakyan Theater Was Founded By The…

Jul 22, 2016

A leading figure in Turkish theater who created an indigenous musical comedy...

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Turkey To Establish Military Base I…

Jul 21, 2016

Azerbaijan allocates military buildings to Turkish Armed Forces

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NO SPEECH GOES ON ABOUT ANY NEW INI…

Jan 24, 2009

This time the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs who visited the region...

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'Playing baseball on the chessboard…

Apr 21, 2010

Article by Vahid Gazi, director of Baku's INAM Centre for ...

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ARMENIANS MASSACRED 2 MILLION MUSLI…

Jun 22, 2009

A research made by White House showed that Armenians massacred 2 millions...

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Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan Is Ready To…

Jul 13, 2011

Azerbaijan calls Armenia to start work on peace treaty on settlement of...

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Why House resolution 252 should be …

Feb 26, 2010

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So Called Armenian Genocide

Armenian Atrocities Against Muslim Turks

Jul 24, 2016

Armenian Atrocities Against Muslim Turks is a November 10, 2007 article written by Michael van der Galiën, and published on his blog site. There is fine information here, such as the details for the 1910 Armenian instructions to "Attack Villages."

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Turkey Armenia Relations

Turkish MP Of Armenian Origin Curses Per…

Jun 23, 2016

 “I’m Armenian, but at the same time, I’m a citizen of Turkey, and I also have values in which I believe,” Markar Esayan, member of the Turkish Delegation to PACE, deputy of the Turkish parliament from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), told APA’s European bureau on Thursday.

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World

Bundestag Member: Occupation Of Azerbaij…

Jul 25, 2016

Max Straubinger, member of the German Bundestag, has issued a statement on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh

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Opinion

Warlick: OSCE Minsk Group Expects Karaba…

Jul 24, 2016

The OSCE Minsk Group’s co-chairs expect the sides of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to strictly adhere to the ceasefire, the OSCE Minsk Group's US co-chair James Warlick said, RIA Novosti reported.

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Karabakh Conflict

CMO Chairman Slams Catholicos Of All Arm…

Jul 25, 2016

Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade on Monday slammed Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, for not acting in accordance with the statements he signed on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Khojaly Massacre

Israeli TV Channel: Those Who Committed …

Jul 04, 2016

The erection of a monument to the “hero” of Armenians Nzhdeh Garegin in Yerevan was discussed during the program titled “Let’s speak”, aired on the Israeli TV channel 9.

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"The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) does not and cannot accept the aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan and occupation of Azerbaijani lands," OIC Secretary General Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said in an exclusive interview with Trend.

"In order to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Armenia must first withdraw from the occupied Azerbaijani lands and displaced persons should return to their land," Ihsanoglu said.

He said the OIC believes that the conflict settlement should occur step-by-step. The first stage of the conflict was the occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh by Armenians and accordingly, the first step of the settlement should be ending the occupation of this territory.

He recalled that the OIC like the UN has adopted several resolutions on this conflict which also have not yet been implemented by Armenia so far.

"Armenia's aggression took place before the eyes of the world and all humanity witnessed the occupation of Azerbaijani territory. This conflict should not be delayed further.

Continued occupation harms the entire region and Armenia. Resolving this issue will bring peace to the whole world. A phased resolution of this problem would be the most effective," Ihsanoglu said.

The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994.

The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, France and the US - are currently holding peace negotiations.

Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.

Commenting on his current visit to Azerbaijan, OIC Secretary General said that his visit is an indicator of developed relations between Azerbaijan and the OIC.

"Last time I was in Azerbaijan in 2009 and I have thought for some time that it is necessary to visit your country again, especially that since 2005 Azerbaijan has been an active participant in the OIC," Ihsanoglu said.

He said after a meeting of the foreign ministers of the OIC member states in Azerbaijan in 2006 that the country had begun to play a very active and indispensable role in the organisation. Undoubtedly, Azerbaijan's role in the organisation would grow day by day and the potential of bilateral relations should be developed, he said.

The OIC was very pleased with Azerbaijan's election to the UN Security Council and indeed the country's developed relations with the organisation contributed to this status, Ihsanoglu said.

He also stressed that the meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, held yesterday was very fruitful.

"We discussed ways of developing OIC relations with Azerbaijan and problems of the Islamic world, Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia," Ihsanoglu said.

He said that in 2013 Azerbaijan will host the 2nd International Congress on 'Islamic Civilisation in the Caucasus'. The first was held in 1998 under President Heydar Aliyev.

"This is a very important scientific congress which will be attended by representatives from all over the world. The history of Islam in the Caucasus since its inception to the present day will be discussed. The history, culture, architecture and the future of Islam in the Caucasus will also be discussed," he said.

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