In exclusive interview, Jeyhun Bayramov lauds the “close and mutually beneficial” ties between Azerbaijan and Israel, which cover “political, economic, military and other fields”

Partnership with Israel ‘strong, multidimensional,’ says Azeri foreign minister
by Dean Shmuel Elmas
April 4, 2021

The relationship between Israel and Azerbaijan is one of Jerusalem’s most unique achievements: close ties with a Shi’ite-majority country that sees Israel as one of its oldest allies, and certainly one of its most strategic partners. The scope of the two nations’ deep friendship was revealed during the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War, in which Azerbaijan marked a resounding victory, in part with the help of Israeli weapons. One must also remember that Azerbaijan borders Iran on its south and Baku has been able to successfully navigate relations with Jerusalem and Tehran. Steering Azerbaijan’s diplomatic course is 47-year-old Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who previously served as the country’s education minister. READ MORE

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