A Year in Review: Azerbaijan Optimizes Its Balanced Foreign Policy in 2018


Rahim Rahimov, jamestown.org, January 15, 2019
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Russia has pursued its own active official and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] with Azerbaijan. Bilateral relations seem to be warming significantly, with the two countries’ presidents having met six times in 2018, including two official reciprocal visits (see EDM September 18, October 24, 2018). Bilateral economic and commercial ties are also tightening. A ten-fold increase in transit volumes to and from Russia via Azerbaijan last year is just one case in point (Abc.az, December 26, 2018). …

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