Regional issues should be solved through discussion, without foreigners involved/Stressing accelerated development of Tehran-Baku bilateral, regional cooperation

President Rouhani met with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and underscored fostering Tehran-Baku ties comprehensively, using all capacities available. In this meeting that happened late on Thursday on the sidelines of the OIC Summit in Turkey, Dr Rouhani underlined the serious resolve by both sides to develop ties in all fields [...]

By |April 14th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

How Iran Is Skirting Sanctions in the Southern Caucasus

by: Emanuele Ottolenghi Of the 166 companies currently registered, Iranian nationals own 84, or 52.5 percent. There are also 9 companies created by Iranians who use passports acquired through a citizenship-by-investment program from the island nation of St Kitts and Nevis – the same citizenship used by the three sanctioned individuals to register most of their companies. Together, [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Azerbaijan|

Iran’s Central Asia Temptations

April 17th, 2010 In the foreign policy of the Central Asian states—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan—the attraction to the rest of the Muslim world has had a relatively short history. The political independence of these countries following the break-up of the Soviet Union was accompanied by their populations’ growing interest in their Muslim identity [...]

By |April 17th, 2010|Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan|