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Iran, Azerbaijan agree to mend ties, settle differences ‘through dialogue

Beautiful national state flags of Iran and Azerbaijan together at the sky background. 3D artwork concept. October 13, 2021 Azerbaijan said Wednesday it had agreed with Iran to resolve a diplomatic crisis through dialogue weeks after ties soured over allegations Israel’s military was active in Azerbaijan. Iran last month protested against what it [...]

By |October 13th, 2021|Azerbaijan|

Baku asked integration with Iran two decades ago, memoires say

Haydar Aliyev and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in early 1990s. (Supplied) October 11, 2021 Former Azerbaijani President Haydar Aliyev had suggested to Iran’s president Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani in 1993 to join his country to Iran, Rafsanjani’s son says. Haydar Aliyev was father of Azerbaijan’s current president Ilham Aliyev who lately has a tense relationship with [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Azerbaijan|

Iran concerned by Israel’s drones in Azerbaijan

Israel supplies Azerbaijan with drones and other high-tech weapons that helped Baku tip the military balance in its favor in last year’s war with Armenia. (Supplied) October 9, 2021 Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said his country does not accept "geopolitical changes" in the Caucasus. He made his remarks during talks with [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Israel|

Turkey drawn into Iran-Azerbaijan transport tensions

Azerbaijan has arrested some Iranian truck drivers and introduced taxes for using the land corridor through which Iranian commerce reaches Armenia, Russia, and Europe. (Supplied) October 8, 2021 Reports of a halt in Iranian trucks entering Turkey were "completely fake and mischievous," Iran's Consul-General in Erzurum, eastern Turkey, said Thursday. Sajjad Soltanzadeh, said [...]

By |October 8th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Turkey|

Iran FM heads for Moscow as Tehran bars Azerbaijan military overflights

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. (Fars) October 6, 2021 Tension between Iran and Azerbaijan heightened Tuesday as Baku shut down an Iranian mosque and Tehran barred Azerbaijani military flights over its territory. Facing his first crisis in office, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iran’s foreign minister who met his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan in Tehran Monday, [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Russia|

Iran, Armenia determined to complete transit road to bypass Azerbaijan

Iranian trucks face a $130 levy imposed by the Azeris, who have been stopping Iranian trucks using the Goris-Kapan road. (Armenpress) October 6, 2021 Iran is ready to help Armenia complete its North-South Road so both can avoid a road controlled by Azerbaijan since last year’s Armenia-Azerbaijan war. Press TV, Iran’s English-language broadcaster, [...]

By |October 6th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Europe|

Azerbaijan shuts mosque linked to Iran supreme leader

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures during a meeting with religious poets in Tehran, Iran, March 8, 2018. (REUTERS) October 5, 2021 Azerbaijan has closed a mosque linked to Iran’s supreme leader, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported Tuesday, days after Tehran launched war games near their shared border in a move denounced [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Azerbaijan|

Iran warns Azerbaijan of exploiting third parties to threaten its security

National state flags of Iran and Azerbaijan together at the sky background. (Shutterstock) October 5, 2021 Iran affirmed its "good" relations with Azerbaijan, despite Tehran's accusation that the military maneuvers on the border are being used to launch Israeli activity, which Baku denies. The Iranian Foreign Ministry warned Azerbaijan against allowing "third parties" [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Azerbaijan|

Armenian Foreign Minister visits Tehran amid army drills along Azeri border

Azeri artillery strike toward the positions of Armenian separatists in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Sept. 28, 2020. (AFP) October 5, 2021 Amid fresh Azerbaijani assertiveness after the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, the Armenian foreign minister, landed in Tehran Monday to confer on regional tensions. At a joint news conference with Iranian foreign minister [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Azerbaijan|

Iran leader warns about ‘military presence’ of Israel in Azerbaijan

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a sermon to the crowd during Friday Prayers in Tehran, Jan 17, 2020. (AFP) October 4, 2021 Iran's Supreme on Sunday warned about Israel's interference or military presence in the Republic of Azerbaijan, amid tensions between the two neighbors. "The military forces of the region are [...]

By |October 4th, 2021|Azerbaijan, Israel|