Category Archives: Azerbaijan

Five-nation deal paves way for tapping Caspian riches

The leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have signed a landmark deal on the legal status of the resource-rich Caspian Sea, taking a big step towards resolving 22 years of dispute with the prospect of massive financial gains.

Les Etats-Unis unissent l’Arménie et l’Azerbaïdjan contre l’Iran

Les États-Unis tentent de créer dans la coalition anti-iranienne sans précédent Caucase du Sud, réconciliant Arménie et l’Azerbaïdjan – vieux rivaux, rival sur le territoire contesté depuis des siècles. Un aspect clé de la conclusion de la paix, selon l’idéologie américaine, devrait être un transfert progressif du Haut-Karabakh à l’Azerbaïdjan. Nikol Pashinyan, qui est arrivé au pouvoir en Arménie est manifestement prêt à prendre cette mesure sans précédent pour obtenir le soutien politique de Washington. Cependant, les experts azerbaïdjanaisse réfèrent à ce scénario avec un certain degré de scepticisme.

Azerbaijan makes territorial claims against Armenia

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev on Thursday, February 8 delivered threats against Armenia, claiming that “Yerevan Khanate and Zangezur-Goycha are Azerbaijan’s history lands.”

Addressing the VI Congress of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, Aliyev said “we must not and do not forget about our historical lands.”

Journalist Interrogated, Fired For Story Linking CIA And Syria Weapons Flights

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A months-long investigation which tracked and exposed a massive covert weapons shipment network to terror groups in Syria via diplomatic flights originating in the Caucuses and Eastern Europe under the watch of the CIA and other intelligence agencies has resulted in the interrogation and firing of the Bulgarian journalist who first broke the story. This comes as the original report is finally breaking into mainstream international coverage.

New violence in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Azerbaijan on Tuesday, July 4 violated the ceasefire on the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), using various caliber mortars and even employed a TR-107 rocket engine in the south of the frontline. Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army opened retaliatory fire to suppress the rival’s attacks. During the incident, two civilians – a 52-year-old woman and a 2-year-old girl from Azerbaijan – were killed.