June 18, 2010 - 14:41 AMT
Possible cooperation between Armenia and Jewish lobby won’t last long

In March, when the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee approved the Armenian Genocide resolution, the Jewish lobby refrained from supporting Turkey and was rather passive, Turkologist Artak Shakaryan said.

Asked by a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter about possibility of collaboration between Armenia and Jewish lobby, Shakaryan said, “Even if such originates, it will not last long. But if the Turkish-Israeli relation remain strained, it will be a significant victory for Armenia.”

Moreover, he added that Armenia is closely cooperating with the Arab world, where a large number of Armenians live. “Cooperation with Israel will have a negative impact on relations with Arab states,” he said.