German President Joachim Gauck in Turkey. A FP roundup…

German President Joachim Gauck arrived in Turkey late yesterday as he kicked off a four-day visit to Turkey.

Turkey Reaction To Gul on TIME 100 Notes Absence of Erdogan
Turkey’s controversial Prime Minister is more used to the spotlight than his ally and rival, President Abdullah Gul

Turkey & Armenia: Are Erdogan?s ?Condolences? a Turning Point? – Turkey by k_kumkova
Turkish-Armenians are welcoming Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s offer of ?condolences? for the mass killings of Armenian that began 99 years ago during the Ottoman era. But opinions are mixed as to whether Erdogan?s words will lead the renewed action toward reconciliation
Questions about foreign policy under an Erdoğan presidency
Efforts by the government to allay concerns in the West about where Turkey is headed are not working

Deconstructing Turkey?s PM?s statement on Armenian tragedy
?The statement was certainly as dramatic and impressive as it was unexpected,? Richard Giragosian told meObama avoids using ?genocide,? opting for ?Meds Yeghern? in April 24 commemoration
Obama has once again avoided using the word ‘genocide’ in his remarks to commemorate the killings of Armenians in 1915Following the Global Armenian DiasporaNYT > Turkey by By DAVID GONZALEZ

Scout Tufankjian has been traveling the world photographing Armenian communities large and small, where traditions endure amid diversity

US welcomes Turkish PM’s ‘historic’ condolences to Armenians
The US said it welcomed PM Erdoğan’s ‘historic acknowledgement Armenians’ suffering’
Armenian president says Ankara ‘denies genocide’ but Turkish people not enemy
Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan accused Turkey of ‘utter denial,’ but did not mention Turkish PM Erdoğan’s remarks in his addres

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