Tag Archives: Azerbaijan

WikiLeaks: Phillip Gordon Parrots Turkish, Azeri Position on Karabakh

“Resolving Nagorno-Karabakh is the key to unlocking Turkish-Armenian relations,” said Phillip Gordon during a July 3, 2009 meeting with 27 European Union political directors, as reported in a confidential cable released by Wikileaks and emanating from Stockholm on July 9 of the same year.

WikiLeaks: Not All Quiet on the Turkey-Azerbaijan Front

The recent leak of State Department cables by WikiLeaks has shed some light on the ongoing insistence that Turkey and Azerbaijan are two countries but one nation. The documents revealed Azerbaijan’s President, Ilham Aliyev’s, displeasure with Turkish policies, especially the Turkey-Armenia protocols process. In an article published Wednesday in Today’s Zaman, Amanda Paul examines this relationship and what the documents show to be a fragile alliance between Turkey and Azerbaijan.