US lawmakers express readiness to contribute to Armenia-Turkey thaw

A group of U.S. lawmakers told the presidents of Turkey and Armenia on Monday that they were ready to help both countries as the two neighbors strive to normalize bilateral relations. “As members of Congress who agree that lasting Armenian-Turkish rapprochement should be a top priority for the United States, please know we are ready […]

“ASALA Murders” Film Screening

USA Date:April 3, 2009  6:30pm – 8:30pm Subject: “ASALA Murders” Film Screening by Zeynep Kececiler                  A Lecture featuring Bruce Fein Place: Turkish Center 821 United Nations Plaza, NY Information: IUMEZUSA Contact: contact@iumezusa.org

Armenians oppose opening the border

The majority of Armenians oppose opening the country’s border with Turkey, according to a public survey conducted in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, NTV television reported yesterday. Seventy percent of respondents said they were against rapprochement with Turkey, while 20 percent said Turkey will give up on opening the border. Forty percent of the participants […]

TUSIAD sends letter to U.S. president Obama

The chairperson of the Turkish Industrialists’ & Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD) sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama on a resolution at the U.S. congress regarding the incidents of 1915. Arzuhan Dogan Yalcindag, the chairperson of TUSIAD, said in her letter that if the U.S. Congress passed the resolution when there was a rapprochement between […]

State TV eyes global viewers

Radio stations in Armenian and Kurdish languages on the state-owned Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, or TRT, network will start broadcasting within two or three months, the Anatolia news agency reported over the weekend. In addition to radio stations, TRT will also launch television broadcasts in different languages. TRT first aims to start its Arabic […]