Azerbaijan (i/ˌæzərbaɪˈdʒɑːn/AZ-ər-by-JAHN; Azerbaijani:Azərbaycan[ɑzærbɑjdʒɑn]), officially the Republic of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani:Azərbaycan Respublikası), is a transcontinental country in the Caucasus region, situated at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. The exclave of Nakhchivan is bounded by Armenia to the north and east, Iran to the south and west, while having a short border with Turkey in the northwest.
The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic proclaimed its independence in 1918 and became the first Muslim-majority democratic and secular republic. It was also the first Muslim-majority country to have operas, theaters and modern universities. The country was incorporated into the Soviet Union in 1920 as the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. Azerbaijan proclaimed its independence on 30 August 1991, before the official dissolution of the USSR. In September 1991, the disputed Armenian-majority Nagorno-Karabakh region re-affirmed its willingness to create a separate state as the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The region, effectively independent since the beginning of the Nagorno-Karabakh War in 1991, is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan until a final solution to its status is found through negotiations facilitated by the OSCE.
Azerbaijan has been demanding the mine maps from Armenia for months ... Azerbaijan saved $100 million ... The fact that the deal was brokered by the United States and Georgia, and not Russia -- which usually mediates between Armenia and Azerbaijan -- also was the source of some sniping.
Azerbaijan is ignoring the Minsk Group, as it considers the Artsakh issue resolved by force ... Ensure social guarantees for their families.” A few dozen of the about 200 captured Armenian soldiers and civilians have been returned, although not “speedily.” In fact, since the war, Azerbaijan has taken 70 additional Armenian prisoners of war.
Commenting on the fact that on June 12 Azerbaijan returned 15 detained Armenians back to Armenia in exchange for providing the Azerbaijani side with maps of 97,000 anti-tank and anti-personnel mines in Azerbaijan's Aghdam district, she noted that the returned ...
The first preliminary steps in this direction were made, I informed Azerbaijan's leadership of them ... Claims like that have been bolstered by the fact that, a few days before the explosion, a group of Armenian soldiers was captured in the same area, in what Azerbaijan said was its territory, as they were laying mines.
The first preliminary steps in this direction were made, I informed Azerbaijan’s leadership of them ... Claims like that have been bolstered by the fact that, a few days before the explosion, a group of Armenian soldiers was captured in the same area, in what Azerbaijan said was its territory, as they were laying mines.
Harutyunyan expressed concerns over the fact that Azerbaijan continues to conceal the actual number of Armenian prisoners of war and civilian captives as it attempts to politicize this humanitarian issue ... the rights of the Armenian citizens being held captive in Azerbaijan.
Max Verstappen in fact dominated the race in Azerbaijan, but went off a few laps before the end with a blowout. "What Verstappen did in Baku was great to see. He deserved that win and drove a flawless race. It was mostly an unlucky race from him. This was his victory". Read more. Mercedes know what the problem is ... "He works so hard in the simulator ... Ebel.
...Azerbaijanis in the de-occupied territories of Azerbaijan, committed by the Armed Forces of Armenia and armed formations of the separatist regime, facts of hostage-taking, torture and ill-treatment of them and other persons protected by international humanitarian law were noted.
It might not have looked like it after Lewis Hamilton locked up and disappeared up the escape road and out of a brief lead just before the end of the race, but ultimately he and Mercedes got away with a poor weekend at the AzerbaijanGrand Prix... The fact is another tyre exploded, not only for me but also for Stroll.