Tensions are escalating between Azerbaijan and Iran over border issue and Armenia

Tensions are escalating between Azerbaijan and Iran over border issue and Armenia

October 18, 2021 Off By
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A screenshot from the video report “Long-running Tensions Mount Between Iran, Azerbaijan” from TRT World. Tensions between Azerbaijan and Iran have reached a boiling point in recent weeks. There are three main reasons behind the strained relationship, including perceptions that Azerbaijan has been strengthening ties with Israel amid the ongoing Iran-Israel conflict. Azerbaijan also launched a joint military exercise with Pakistan and Turkey — a country competing with Iran in Middle East leadership — on September 1. Additionally, in mid-September, Azerbaijan imposed a road tax on Iranian trucks…

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