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Dashnagtzoutiun Has Nothing to Do Anymore

Dashnagtzoutiun Has Nothing to Do A…

Apr 24, 2015

The Manifesto of Hovhannes Katchaznouni First Prime Minister of the Independent Armenian...

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Putin May Disappoint All Armenians

Putin May Disappoint All Armenians

Apr 09, 2015

"We will make an appropriate announcement."

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ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian …

Apr 09, 2015

April 8, 1982 - Ottawa, Canada Armenian gunmen open fire on Turkish Embassy...

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Police Launch Mass Arrests in Yerevan

Police Launch Mass Arrests in Yerev…

Apr 08, 2015

By Mushvig Mehdiyev - Azernews.Az The Armenian police launched a massive crackdown on...

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Expert Opinion: How To Achieve Recognition Of Azerbaijani Genocide

Expert Opinion: How To Achieve Reco…

Apr 01, 2015

Aygun Badalova - Trend: It is important that the US and other states...

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Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan Is Ready To Star Work On Peace Treaty On Settlement Of Karabakh Conflict

Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan Is Ready To…

Jul 13, 2011

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

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Turkish National Team Cancels Friendly Game In U.S. over "Armenian genocide" resolution row

Turkish National Team Cancels Frien…

Mar 12, 2010

Turkish national soccer team canceled the friendly game that was previously announced...

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ARMENIANS MASSACRED 2 MILLION MUSLIMS, SAYS U.S. RESEARCH

ARMENIANS MASSACRED 2 MILLION MUSLI…

Jun 22, 2009

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

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Why House resolution 252 should be strenuously opposed

Why House resolution 252 should be …

Feb 26, 2010

Next Friday, March 4th, is a pivotal day in US-Turkish relations. The...

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Turkish Organization Protests Kardashian

Turkish Organization Protests Karda…

Dec 14, 2010

Organization for Fighting Against Baseless Armenian Allegations (ASIMDER) has launched an e-mailing...

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So Called Armenian Genocide

Günter Neumann About EU’s Double Standards Regarding Genocides

Günter Neumann About EU’s Double Standar…

Aug 02, 2015

Famous German publicist Günter Neumann in an article entitled "First class genocide, second class genocide?", which was published in Zurich-based German-language newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung, complains of Europe’s double standards regarding the issue of genocides.

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Karabakh Conflict

Aliyev: Azerbaijan Hopes US Efforts For Karabakh Conflict’s Just, Soonest Peaceful Settlement To Produce Results

Aliyev: Azerbaijan Hopes US Efforts For …

Aug 03, 2015

Trend: Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to the United States President Barack Obama.

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Turkey Armenia Relations

Armenians Seek Change To Questions On Religion Exam

Armenians Seek Change To Questions On Re…

Jul 30, 2015

The Armenian community may see a long sought change to an exam that is challenging for Turkish-Armenian students - an exam on religion classes that focus on Islam.

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World

Iran And The South Caucasus: The Impact Of The Nuclear Deal

Iran And The South Caucasus: The Impact …

Aug 01, 2015

Marilisa LORUSSO[1] Avim.org.tr After the promising signature of the Nuclear Deal, Iran seems to be on its way back into the international arena, and its comeback opens the floor to speculations and great expectations.

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Khojaly Massacre

Azerbaijan Continues Investigation Of Khojaly Tragedy

Azerbaijan Continues Investigation Of Kh…

Jul 24, 2015

The investigation of the tragedies of Khojaly, Garadagly, Mesheli and Baganis-Ayrim is underway.

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Opinion

Dadrian: An Armenian Name In An American Game

Dadrian: An Armenian Name In An American…

Jul 18, 2015

Tal Buenos Dadrian-case has once again demonstrated how we are hypnotized by Western-narrated stories which have great imperialistic plans mischievously affecting everyone

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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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