Azerbaijan (i/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːn/AZ-ər-by-JAHN; Azerbaijani:Azərbaycan[ɑzærbɑjdʒɑn]), officially the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani:Azərbaycan Respublikası), is a transcontinental country in the Caucasus region, situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bounded by Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, while having a short border with Turkey in the northwest.
The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic proclaimed its independence in 1918 and became the first Muslim-majority democratic and secular republic. It was also the first Muslim-majority country to have operas, theaters and modern universities. The country was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1920 as the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. Azerbaijan proclaimed its independence on 30 August 1991, before the official dissolution of the USSR. In September 1991, the disputed Armenian-majority Nagorno-Karabakh region re-affirmed its willingness to create a separate state as the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The region, effectively independent since the beginning of the Nagorno-Karabakh War in 1991, is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan until a final solution to its status is found through negotiations facilitated by the OSCE.
It was stated on the website of AFEZ that the economic zone was being planned and developed to play a central role in transforming this vision of Azerbaijan as a diversified, export-oriented and knowledge-based economy into reality ... Davudov explained that Azerbaijan, which is an ...
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has expanded its exports of armed drones by negotiating sales deals with Morocco and Ethiopia after their successful use in international conflicts, according to four sources familiar with the agreements ... In Nagorno-Karabakh, the drones helped Turkey’s ally Azerbaijan defeat Armenia-backed forces.
ANKARA, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Turkey has expanded its exports of armed drones by negotiating sales deals with Morocco and Ethiopia after their successful use in international conflicts, according to four sources familiar with the agreements ... In Nagorno-Karabakh, the drones helped Turkey's ally Azerbaijan defeat Armenia-backed forces.
'A cold winter in Russia would limit Gazprom’s ability to support additional exports through both Nord Stream 2 and Ukraine - although that has never been likely ... He also suggested that a rebound in Norwegian and the UK's production, together with stronger exports from Algeria and Azerbaijan, would increase winter pipe supply compared to the summer.
The NLC’s first road movement received an overwhelming response from the government and business communities of both Turkey and Azerbaijan... A similar ceremony was also held at Baku to welcome the launching of TIR operations by NLC to Azerbaijan. The exporters and logistics companies of Azerbaijan evinced keen interest in the TIR operations.
“But a rebound in UK and Norwegian production, together with stronger exports from Algeria and Azerbaijan, will increase winter pipe supply compared to the summer.” ... additional exports via Nord Stream 2 or Ukraine (above the ship-or-pay agreement), not for both.
"In the last few days, we are observing a decline in gas prices which has to do mainly with the increase of exports from Russia and Azerbaijan.". Based on the expanded criteria for granting the heating allowance, we estimate that about 80 pct of households will be eligible ... .
Tensions between Iran and Azerbaijan are high amid a diplomatic spat that is approaching crisis point, according to regional observers ... In 2020, following a Russian-brokered ceasefire, Armenian forces agreed to hand over much of Nagorno-Karabakh to Azerbaijan, which marked a significant victory for Baku after a 44-day war.