Sunday, January 30, 2011

Is there such a thing as building too many links?


“Discussions of such measures within an enlarged format, whether we name it ad hoc committee or whichever other body, so far as it involves public discussions in the presence of a larger group, is tantamount to a mere creation of yet another platform for acrimonious rhetoric and mutual accusations”- said Armenian delegates in a letter to PACE Bureau. But they didn’t receive that letter.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


This text is from Council of Europe official website. They wrote that Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and Chairperson of the Committee of Ministers Mr Davutoğlu said. “Last year, when I signed the protocols between Turkey and Armenia to normalize relations, we fully intended to meet three objectives… The third is to normalize relations in the South Caucasus, which means normalization between Turkey and Armenia but also between Turkey and Azerbaijan.”

Thursday, January 20, 2011

'Normalisation of Armenia-Turkey relations is region’s interest'

“Normalisation of relations between Armenia and Turkey is in interests of the two countries as well as comes from a regional interest,” said Monday in the press conference UK’s Ambassador to Armenia Charles Lonsdale.

He said “welcomes the progress reached in the Armenian-Turkish relations in a result of the football diplomacy, which started in 2008 by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s initiative.”

“Sure, we are disappointed with the fact that process was cut short,” said Charles Lonsdale.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Nalbandian Warns Turkey, Cools Karabakh Peace Talk

Armenia -- Video screenshot, Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian in RFE/RL's Yerevan bureau, 17Jan2010
Turkey will risk reversing its unprecedented rapprochement with Armenia if it persists in linking the process with a resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict desired by Azerbaijan, Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian said on Sunday.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

OSCE Members Praise New Push For Karabakh Peace

Greece -- The venue of the 17th OSCE Ministerial Council, which takes place in Athens on 1-2 December 2009.
The foreign ministers of over 50 countries making up Europe’s largest security structure praised Armenia and Azerbaijan late Wednesday for their latest pledge to “work intensively” to overcome disagreements hampering the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.