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Armenia: Turkish Football Fans

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Middle East & North Africa, Armenia, Turkey, Ethnicity & Race, History, International Relations, Politics, Sport

Ahead of September's historic football match between estranged neighbors Armenia and Turkey, Unzipped comments on rumors circulating in Yerevan that as many as 10,000 Turkish football fans might descend on the capital [1]. The blog notes that “football diplomacy” might yet represent a real possibility for a breakthrough in relations between two countries which currently have no diplomatic relations.