Azerbaijan’s Strategic Importance for Europe and the Parliamentary Elections

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Oil pumps in Baku, Azerbaijan. Huge energy reserves of Azerbaijan in the Caspian basin, as well as its favourable geographical location render the country a strategic energy pivot for Europe.

Azerbaijan’s Strategic Importance for Europe and the Parliamentary Elections


Regardless of suffering of occupation from very near neighbourhood in early independence, Azerbaijan, by virtue of its vast energy resources and addressing them rationally, managed to achieve quite rapid economic development. The country, regardless of geopolitical situation in the region, however, is still able to run its foreign policy in a balanced manner without sacrificing its neither national interests nor pragmatic relations with near and far neighbours.
Meanwhile, huge energy reserves o...


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