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Georgian prison scandal draws pre-election criticism from Russia

GPF Europe: Georgian prison scandal draws pre-election criticism from Russia http://ow.ly/2slM7T

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GPF Europe: Azerbaijan, Netherlands sign four documents

A.Hasanov (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum, September 13, 2012

Azerbaijan attaches great importance to the relations with the Netherlands and Azerbaijan-Dutch Business Forum held in Baku will make another contribution to the development of cooperation between the two countries, Economic Development Minister Shahin Mustafayev said at the signing ceremony of the Declaration on the draft agreement on mutual protection of investments.

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Switzerland interested in strengthening economic relations with Azerbaijan

GPF Europe: Switzerland interested in strengthening of economic relations with Azerbaijan http://ow.ly/1mntIJ

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European Union Commissioner for Energy to visit Azerbaijan

Günther H. Oettinger, former (until 2010-02-10...

Günther H. Oettinger, former (until 2010-02-10) Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

E. Kosolapova  (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum, August 31, 2012

European Union Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger will travel to Azerbaijan on 1-2 September, EU office in Baku reported on Friday.

“In Baku he will hold meetings with President Ilham Aliyev, Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Energy and Industry Natig Aliyev and other officials. After the visit to Azerbaijan, the Commissioner will travel to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan,” the EU office said… (more) http://ow.ly/1meftx

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GPF Europe: Azerbaijani ambassador to Kyrgyzstan finishes his diplomatic mission

GPF Europe: Azerbaijani ambassador to Kyrgyzstan finishes his diplomatic mission http://ow.ly/1lNvqz

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GPF Europe: Georgian President sets date of parliamentary elections

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has set parliamentary elections on October 1, 2012, press secretary of President of Georgia  said at a press briefing. (more) http://ow.ly/1lMzw7

 

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Mikheil Saakashvili, president of Georgia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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GMFUS: Turkey and Greater Azerbaijan: A Card to Play?

English: Geopolitical map of the Caucasus Regi...

Geopolitical map of the Caucasus Region. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nadir DevletGMFUS, July 24, 2012

Beyond a growing commercial relationship, Turkey is trying simultaneously to promote broad-based cultural cooperation that draws Turkic peoples in Azerbaijan and other South Caucasus nations closer. The conflict in Nagorno-Karabagh represents a singular challenge for Turkish policy toward the South Caucasus. In Baku, particularly, voices demanding a military solution are growing louder. But would Azerbaijan receive support from the millions of ethnic Azeris living in Iran? The “Azeri factor” is certain to remain an influence on Turkey’s relations with Iran, but this does not mean that Turkey has an “Azerbaijan card” to play to enhance its political leverage. (more) http://ow.ly/1lBo47

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