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Clinton to Visit Caucasus

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves this week on an eight-day trip that will include stops in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.

The State Department said Clinton begins her May 31-June 7 trip with visits to Denmark, Norway and Sweden that will largely focus on the environment.

Clinton then travels to Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, where the State Department said she would discuss "regional security, democracy, economic development and counterterrorism."

One topic sure to come up in Armenia and Azerbaijan is their conflict over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Clinton ends her trip in Istanbul on June 7, speaking at a counterterrorism forum and holding talks with Turkish officials on Syria.

(Reuters)

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