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Lobbying firm cuts ties with Turkey under pressure

Oct 24, 2020 - Politico

Under pressure over the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, Mercury Public Affairs has terminated its contract with the Turkish government.

The lobbying firm Mercury Public Affairs has cut ties with the Turkish government following a pressure campaign by Armenian-American activists incensed by Turkey's support for Azerbaijan in ongoing hostilities with Armenia.

The firm's decision to scrap its $1 million contract with Turkey is a victory for Armenia in a conflict that's playing out in Was...