WSJ: "Turkey and Armenia Pave Way for Historic Accords"

Turkey and Armenia could soon announce a deal aimed at reopening their border and restoring relations, the Wall Street Journal writes, citingĀ “diplomats”, and saying the move could help “stabilize a region that’s increasingly important as a transit route for oil and gas”. The WSJ also says the Turkish and Armenian governments have agreed on terms to open talks: opening and fixing borders, restoring diplomatic relations and setting up commissions to look at disputes, including one…

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7 years have passed since closure of A1+

The most trusted name in Armenian broadcast news at the time, “A1+” TV channel was shut down on April 2, 2002 having lost its broadcast license in a competition held by Armenian National Commission on Television and Radio (NCTR), a state licensing authority fully controlled by president Robert Kocharian. “A1+” took part in 12 broadcast license competitions since than and lost all of them. After failed attempts to regain a license through NCTR-administered competitions or…

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