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Araxes,

river, Turkey and Azerbaijan: see ArasAras
, Armenian, Rus., Araks, Azeri Araz, river, c.600 mi (970 km) long, rising in the Transcaucasus Mts., NE Turkey. It flows generally east, forming parts of the Turkey-Armenia, Armenia-Iran, and Azerbaijan-Iran borders, before entering Azerbaijan where it joins
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In light of the still unresolved conflict with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, it is clear that the Azerbaijani government chose to play a nationalistic tune to unite the nation, and this has affected the consciousness of Azerbaijanis residing to the south of the Araxes River.
These services were particularly needed in 1991-92; nonetheless, in the opinion of Abdallah Ramezanzade, Iran mobilized its efforts only after Armenian troops reached the Azerbaijani-Iranian border at the Araxes.
When Armenian troops approached the Iranian-Azerbaijani border and tens of thousands of Azerbaijani IDPs could have at any moment crossed the Araxes and entered Iran's territory, Tehran found itself facing disaster.
To the south, Armenian forces took in August 1993 four more Azeri towns: Kubatly, Fizuli, Jebrail and Zangelan, adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh, and reached the river Araxes along the Iranian border by October 1993, displacing the local Azeri population.
In view of the disorderly Azeri retreat, Turkey deployed troops along its border with Armenia in September 1993 and issued a warning to Erevan to desist from invading the Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic sandwiched between Armenia and Iran along the Araxes river.
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Under the agreement with Janssen Biotech, Araxes Pharma will advance its program through Phase I to clinical proof-of-concept.
We are delighted to work with Janssen on a very exciting approach for the treatment of patients with cancer," said Troy Wilson, President and CEO of Araxes Pharma.