Recep Tayyip Erdogan

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — An Armenian pro-government parliamentarian on Monday, August 30, hailed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s stated readiness to normalize Turkey’s relations with Armenia. Opposition lawmakers insisted, by[...]

The second Karabakh war came to an end with the signing of the trilateral declaration on November 9, 2020, but the war of attrition continues with Azerbaijani incursions within Armenia’s sovereign territory. No matter how those[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL and PanArmenian.net) — The presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, signed on Tuesday, June 15 a declaration in Shushi on allied relations between the two states. Aliyev described[...]

It has been a week now since US President Biden’s April 24, 2021 statement recognizing the Armenian Genocide. This was a long overdue acknowledgment by the US of an event that took place 106 years ago, about which there is already[...]

BEIRUT (Zartonk, Aztag) – Major General Imad Osman, director-general of Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, recently issued a circular to the officers and soldiers he commands announcing that Turkish language classes would be conducted[...]

ANKARA (Nor Marmara) – The political struggle between Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s Party (the party founded by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip[...]

BAKU (AP, Reuters, France24, Trend, Daily Sabah, en.president.az, Facebook) – On December 10, Azerbaijan celebrated its military victory over Artsakh and Armenia with a parade in Baku presided over by Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev[...]

By Michael Rubin STEPANAKERT (National Interest)—For much of Europe and the Middle East, the refugee crisis in Syria was a human tragedy. Syrian children sell chewing gum in the streets of Mosul and pick produce on farms in Lebanon’s[...]

ISTANBUL – At a November 16 US State Department press briefing in Istanbul, a State Department official reported on what was discussed concerning Nagorno Karabakh between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of[...]

When in 2015 Armenia commemorated the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, there were skeptics, who cynically commented that history shall be left to historians. “One shall not be a hostage of one’s own past,” they argued, repeating[...]