Tag Archives: Turkey

21.08.2018
    As the conflict between Turkey and United States is heating up, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is too
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06.04.2018
WASHINGTON, DC. – ANCA. – Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian, a witness to the May
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01.03.2018
Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan has declared the protocols signed in Zurich in 2009 void. The President made the announcement at
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06.02.2018
  By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   Recently I came across a document from the U.S. archives
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16.12.2017
The December 14th comments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey regarding the Armenian-Turkish relations is yet another flagrant
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30.07.2017
VIENNA, 29 July 2017 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir reiterated his call to Turkish authorities today to drop charges
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07.07.2017
Brussels, 06/07/2017 – Today, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the suspension of negotiations for Turkey to join the
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21.04.2017
  Israel National News published an extremely interesting article written by Turkish journalist Uzay Bulut on the discrimination and persecution
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11.03.2017
The Council of Europe’s constitutional law experts, the Venice Commission, warn against a one-person regime in Turkey in a definitive,
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30.01.2017
A Turkish warship yesterday (29 January) approached the small Greek island of Imia, reaching a distance of one nautical mile from
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25.01.2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May must raise human-rights concerns with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan when she travels to Turkey, Amnesty
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19.01.2017
It has been 10 years already since the murder of Hrant Dink. In Istanbul, crowds are gathered today in front
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15.01.2017
Garo Paylan speaks about Armenian Genocide in Turkey’s Parliament During the discussion of constitutional changes in Turkey’s Parliament, lawmaker, member
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20.12.2016
  Ministry of Foreign affairs condemns in the strongest terms the brutal attack on the ambassador in Turkey. We convey
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09.12.2016
www.coe.int -An opinion adopted today by the Council of Europe’s constitutional law experts – the Venice Commission – concludes that
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20.11.2016
(Agencia Prensa Armenia).- The Uruguayan ruling party Broad Front (“Frente Amplio” in Spanish) expressed its “solidarity” with the People’s Democratic
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19.08.2016
      This column attempts to explain the reasons for the sudden rapprochement between Russia and Turkey, which also
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06.07.2016
  The Republican and Democratic Parties will be holding their conventions later this month to select Donald Trump and Hillary
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23.06.2016
As if Turkish President Rejep Erdogan did not have enough headaches, he now faces a new accusation that he may
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07.06.2016
(ARMRADIO)Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office hit back Monday at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a blistering row over a German
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02.06.2016
(Agencia Prensa Armenia).- “The overwhelming recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the German Parliament is the biggest diplomatic defeat for
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02.06.2016
Bundestag’s Historic Vote Further Isolates Turkey WASHINGTON, DC – The German Bundestag’s historic vote earlier today officially recognizing the Armenian
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23.05.2016
MAY 23, 2016 – ISTANBUL, TURKEY – In her first public address as Aurora Prize Laureate, Marguerite Barankitse will discuss
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03.05.2016
After the fight that broke out between the members of Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
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28.04.2016
(Agencia Prensa Armenia).- Clarin newspaper revealed today that the Turkish government rejected the Argentine diplomat Estanislao Angel Zawels as Ambassador
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14.04.2016
Plenary Session Press release – Enlargement / External relations − 14-04-2016 – 13:13   EU-Turkey cooperation on migration should be
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05.02.2016
An uninterrupted curfew is being imposed in the Cizre district of Şırnak in Turkey since December 14th, 2015. According to
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20.01.2016
The Armenian Genocide is rarely discussed in the Turkish Parliament; and even rarer are statements calling for its recognition. On
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24.11.2015
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   A team of Columbia University researchers from the United States, Europe,
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08.10.2015
NATO said it was prepared to send troops to Turkey to defend its ally after violations of Turkish airspace by
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01.10.2015
VIENNA. – Violence against journalists is unacceptable and must be countered with the full vigour of the law, OSCE media
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19.08.2015
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   Thousands of articles have been published worldwide in the recent weeks
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11.06.2015
ISTANBUL .- NYT. –  Late into the night on Sunday on the shattered streets of Kobani, the Syrian Kurdish city
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24.02.2015
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   I wrote a column last August warning that the Armenian-American community
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15.01.2015
Strasbourg, 15.01.2015 – The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
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15.12.2014
PODGORICA, 15 December 2014 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović today wrote to Turkey’s Foreign
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29.10.2014
Harut Sassounian www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   I just learned that the Turkish government has quietly corrected the signpost near the historic Holy
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24.10.2014
YEREVAN (Middle East Online)—Germany’s foreign minister on Thursday offered Berlin’s experience in post-war reconciliation to Armenia and Turkey to help
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21.10.2014
By Harut Sassounian www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   The Turkish government got a big slap in the face last week when the United
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15.10.2014
Urge President Obama to Challenge Turkey’s Support for ISIS Send a Free ANCA WebMail Today! As Islamic State (ISIS) forces
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15.10.2014
In a stunning speech, Erdogan railed against Western “spies” and journalists and seemed to endorse the ISIS plan to redraw
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27.08.2014
By Harut Sassounian www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   Last week, I described the terms of the $1.4 million contract signed by the Gephardt
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01.07.2014
Due to Prime Minister Erdogan’s widespread human rights abuses of his own citizens and foreign policy blunders vis-a-vis Armenia, Cyprus,
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11.06.2014
While it is not surprising to learn that Turkey and the United States have coordinated their official declarations on the
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21.05.2014
By Harut Sassounian www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   The European Court on Human Rights (ECHR) issued on May 12 its largest judgment ever
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23.04.2014
(UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION) “The 24th of April carries a particular significance for our Armenian citizens and for all Armenians around the
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22.04.2014
Every time that the Armenian Genocide is mentioned anywhere in the world, Turkish officials protest hysterically like children caught with
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18.04.2014
Strasbourg, April 17, 2014.- Today, the European Parliament in its last plenary session before the May 2014 elections, adopted a
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02.04.2014
London, United Kingdom- On Friday March 21st the village of Kessab, a historically Christian Armenian region in Syria which borders
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01.04.2014
 Two weeks ago — on the last day of the three-month deadline — the Swiss government decided to file an
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