The Current State and Prospects of Armenia-Turkey Relations
Jan 16, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
VAGHARSHAPAT, ARMENIA - APRIL 23: Members of the Armenian Apostolic Church participate in a canonization ceremony for victims of the Armenian genocide at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, a complex that serves as the administrative headquarters of the Armenian Apostolic Church, on April 23, 2015 in Vagharshapat, Armenia. Tomorrow will mark the one hundredth anniversary of events generally considered to be the start of a campaign of genocide against minority ethnic Armenians living in present-day eastern Turkey by the Ottoman government over fears of their allegiance during World War I. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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The two countries historically have had a hard time building relations, and, considering the other foreign policy issues commanding Turkey's attention, their relationship isn't likely to improve anytime soon....