Analysis

Azerbaijan-Turkey: Beyond lofty asseverations

The past three decades have seen Azerbaijani-Turkish relations evolve from a deep-entrenched strategic partnership, founded on a shared past underpinned by ethno-linguistic roots, to the level of an integrated alliance, buoyed by an increased emphasis on a common destiny.
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Shusha: Anatomy of Rebirth

Azerbaijan's resolve to revive the liberated territories is imbued with indefatigable zeal and an unwavering sense of purpose, but held in bounds by the sheer megalithic nature of the task itself.
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Late April musings on peace: Steadfastly determined Baku vs incessantly vacillating Yerevan

Now that April is drawing to a fitful close, it is a chronologically auspicious time to throw a piercing glance at the developments that took place on the Baku-Yerevan front over the past month. It is the right moment to establish if, in the light of the high expectations engendered by the latest Brussels meeting held in a trilateral format under the auspices of the EU, the diplomatic progress made so far could be deemed as ‘satisfactory’.
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OSCE Minsk Group: Self-liquidation via disintegration

The OSCE Minsk Group is slowly macerating into nothingness. That it has long been in the propinquity of irreversible termination we have known for some time. Yet it has been a task of some delicacy and precision to define the exact state of affairs concerning the format's demise, or the nature or mode of its death. The impression given is that it is currently being self-liquidated by means of disintegration.
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Twitterati question Armenia-Azerbaijan peace in light of Nazi march in Yerevan

In light of international and regional efforts to reach a final peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Nazis backed by the US-based ultra-nationalist diaspora Armenian National Congress of America (ANCA) and supporters of former Armenian Presidents Robert Kocharyan and Serzh Sargsyan, who oppose any progress in relations with Azerbaijan and Turkey, burned Azerbaijani and Turkish flags in Yerevan on April 23 night, a day before the so-called "genocide" day.
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