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.
But the project was abandoned following the discovery of Azerbaijan's own significant gas reserves ... In an analysis on the website Haqqin, Mammadov noted that Azerbaijan does not have enough gas of its own to boost exports to Europe to the levels Brussels is looking for.
It was designed to cater to the capacity requirement of the MiddleCorridor, which has seen increased freight traffic due to the growing volume, transiting through Azerbaijan. The majority of the cargo handled by the service were exports from China.
Calls on Senate Appropriators to Zero-Out Military Aid to Azerbaijan; Expand Assistance to Artsakh and Armenia... military aid to Azerbaijan and the delivery of an urgently needed $50 million aid package to Artsakh ... Shockingly, Azerbaijan has yet to be held to account ... Azerbaijan’s oil-rich Aliyev regime continues to receive U.S ... Azerbaijan.
“Azerbaijan is also gaining very strategic importance for Europe in that sense because Azerbaijan can increase its gas exports to Europe ... “So [Türkiye] has projects from Russia, from Azerbaijan from Iran, huge increases of LNG imports ... It gets gas from Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran, and it gets LNG from a wide variety of sources.
(MENAFN - AzerNews) Ayya Lmahamad Azerbaijan's non-oil product exports increased by 30.9 percent in the first five months of the year, the country's Economy Minister Mikayil Jabbarov said, Azernews ... .
Pointing to the significant importance of the current visit of Berdimuhamedow to Tehran in various fields such as energy and Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan gas swaps, he highlighted that Tehran-Ashgabat cooperation on the gas exports can be so effective ... 3266**2050 ....
Highlighting that the crude oil can be transported easily and thus “the market will find different outlets for this”, Shaffer pointed to the increasing demand for light Azerbaijan oil due to its strategic location in the Mediterranean area “where it is exported from the Turkish port of Ceyhan.”.