Rep. Frank Pallone and the “Armenian Genocide Resolution”

Recently, a letter seeking cosponsors for a renewed drive to secure the adoption of an “Armenian Genocide Resolution” was circulated on Capitol Hill. The lead authors of the proposed legislation included four members of congress from districts with sizable Armenian constituents. They included Armenian Caucus Co-Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ). Rep. Pallone has turned his office […]

Armenia slams Turkish PM over Karabakh issue

Armenian leaders on Thursday criticized Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan for making the opening of the border with Armenia conditional on its withdrawal from the occupied Azeri territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Any Turkish attempt to interfere in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can only harm the ongoing negotiations between Baku and Yerevan, Armenian media quoted […]

Turkey not to open Armenia border before Karabakh occupation ends-PM

Turkey will not open its border with Armenia before the neighboring country ends its occupation of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said after meeting Azerbaijani president in Baku. Erdogan held a joint press conference with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku, during a visit aimed at reassuring Azeri leaders that Turkey’s efforts […]

Recommendations for the Armenian Diaspora

The ongoing high-level efforts between Turkey and Armenia to normalize relations, including establishing diplomatic relations and opening the land border between the two countries, have received President Obama’s imprimatur during his recent visit to Turkey. While the negotiated resolution of any conflict is a desirable goal, the Turkish government would be wise to weigh the […]

Call for peace by Armenian artist

Djivan Gasparyan, a world-renown duduk virtuoso, has a peace message for the Turkish and Armenian people: ‘No matter that you are Muslims and we are Christians. The holy thing we worship, and all the paths to him, are the same’ World-renowned Armenian duduk virtuoso Djivan Gasparyan has said it is “the right time” for all […]