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Azerbaijan fires info war salvo against Russia

Beijing News 17 Apr 2021
Azerbaijan has launched a public campaign against Russia, with the government and other public figures lining up to air choreographed grievances against Moscow ... On my orders, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry sent an official letter with photographs, evidence ... This kind of information campaign by Azerbaijan isn't new, especially against Russia.
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Perspectives | Azerbaijan’s authoritarianism and Baku’s “Military Trophies Park”

EurasiaNet 16 Apr 2021
Many others saw the risk of remaining in Azerbaijan as intolerable and emigrated ... At the ceremony opening the park on April 12, Aliyev referred to officials from the early 1990s government as “dogs” who were “responsible for the occupation of Shusha and Lachin,” two territories that Azerbaijan lost in the first war and retook in this one.
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Voices from the Arab Press: Erdogan is looking for friends

The Jerusalem Post 15 Apr 2021
It intervened in the Libyan crisis by sending arms and mercenaries to the country, supported the government of Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia, and launched gas explorations off the coast of Cyprus, which nearly resulted in a war.
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Azerbaijan troll network back on Facebook months after ban

Taipei Times 14 Apr 2021
Facebook has allowed a state-backed harassment campaign targeting independent news outlets and opposition politicians in Azerbaijan to return to its platform, less than six months after it banned the troll network ... “We investigated and publicly shared our findings about the takedown of this network in Azerbaijan last year.
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‘An attack on Armenia is an attack on Russia’ – Yerevan's PM Pashinyan claims Moscow ...

Russia Today 14 Apr 2021
Read more In first meeting since bloody 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, Putin brings together leaders of Armenia & Azerbaijan for Moscow talks ... While internationally recognized as a de jure part of Azerbaijan, Artsakh is administered by a breakaway government that is loyal to Yerevan and includes many ethnic Armenians.
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Canada Bans Drone Technology Sales to Turkey

Asbarez 14 Apr 2021
YEREVAN (Azatutyun.am)—Canada has formally banned the export of drone technology to Turkey, citing “credible evidence” that it was used by Azerbaijan during last year’s war in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Canadian government suspended export permits for such technology in early October ...
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ANC Canada Welcomes Suspension of Arm Sales to Turkey

Asbarez 14 Apr 2021
As we continue monitoring this issue, we call upon the government to apply a higher level of transparency in the process to grant arms export permits, and enforce a full ban on Canadian arms sales to Turkey and Azerbaijan ... government as to the nature of the discussed cooperation.
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Azerbaijan follow's Turkey's lead in rejecting domestic violence law

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
Azerbaijan's government had already been wary of the convention because it requires serious political, social, and legal commitments, said Shahla Ismayil, the head of the NGO Women's Association for Rational Development ... Azerbaijan's government initially made positive signs about signing the convention, which the Council of Europe drafted in 2011.
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Armenia obligated under int'l law to provide mine maps to Azerbaijan - Matthew Bryza

MENA FN 13 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 13 By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend ... 2020, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document ... Thus, people in Armenia who are proposing or agreeing to cooperate with Azerbaijan, which do exist, even in the government, get politically attacked as being traitors.
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Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss full resumption of mutual flights

MENA FN 13 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Apr.13 By Sadraddin Aghjayev � Trend ... Azerbaijan ... The parties also discussed the resumption of flights between Azerbaijan and Ukraine in all directions.
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Fury in Armenia as Azerbaijan displays war trophies

Al Jazeera 13 Apr 2021
Armenia on Tuesday accused its historic rival Azerbaijan of fomenting ethnic hatred by displaying helmets of Armenian soldiers killed during the war between the neighbouring countries last year ... “Azerbaijan is finally consolidating its position as a global centre of intolerance and xenophobia,” the ministry said in a statement.
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Azerbaijan, Afghanistan to expand cultural ties [PHOTO]

MENA FN 12 Apr 2021
(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Laman Ismayilova Azerbaijan and Afghanistan are intended to expand ties in cultural fields ... Speaking about Azerbaijan's victory in the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, Karimov thanked the Afghan government for supporting Azerbaijan in its fight for the restoration of the country's territorial integrity.
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Canada cancels export permits for drone technology to Turkey

Al Jazeera 12 Apr 2021
Canada has cancelled export permits to Turkey for drone technology, the foreign affairs department announced, after a government review found that Canadian-made systems had been used by Azerbaijan in the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Revealed: the Facebook loophole that lets world leaders deceive and harass their citizens

The Observer 12 Apr 2021
But threat intelligence – and numerous Facebook managers and executives – resisted investigating both the Honduras and Azerbaijan Page abuse cases, despite evidence in both cases linking the abuse to the national government ... Azerbaijan is an authoritarian country without freedom of the press or free elections.
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Twisting the screws: Post-War Report

Beijing News 10 Apr 2021
On April 8, government officials in Yerevan reported that some Armenian captives, held for months in Azerbaijan, would finally be returning home ... But Azerbaijan also has been making it plain that it understands the stakes for Armenians in the prisoner issue, and it's playing hardball ... But as Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev put it in January.
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