Transcaucasia

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a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan

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The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs thanked the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Georgia Crisis in the process of peaceful resolution of the Russian-Georgian conflict for the EU's role and contribution.
She believes that there are no obstacles to Obama's plans in the South Caucasus and Azerbaijan, in turn, will make steps to
Target: The Shah Deniz gas project, Azerbaijan Gas Supply Company , Tthe South Caucasus Pipeline Company , SCPC's holding company
For Baku, the statements of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her recent tour of South Caucasus have left no hopes for a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Armenia.
Ameriabank has announced that it would financially support a steel-making project in South Caucasus.
In the present work, Professor Sadri focuses attention on the states of the South Caucasus region (Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, the newly independent states of the former USSR), examining the domestic milieu of each actor, as well as their regional relations and the role of major powers, which, in the context of this work are defined as the European Union, Russia and the United States.
This book is the eighth in a series that includes four countries in the Middle East (Iran, Egypt Turkey and Lebanon)--to which the South Caucasus has been connected throughout history--as well as Russia.
The EU reiterated, on 14 June, its readiness to facilitate people-to-people contacts with the citizens of the of the South Caucasus countries, namely Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, through visa facilitation and at the later stage visa-free agreements.
The European Parliament has approved a report of a Bulgarian MEP urging the EU craft a strategy for the critically important South Caucasus region.
Apr 17, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday that Turkey was determined to take steps contributing to peace and stability in South Caucasus.
Kevin Higgins, director British Council Wales, said: "Since 2005, when British Council initiated the first international conference on gender equality in politics, and the National Assembly for Wales hosted parliamentarians from all continents, Welsh politicians and civil society organisations have worked with young democracies in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and South Caucasus.
The paper analyses the South Caucasus corridor as an alternative route to Europe.
And it wants to lend US$70 million to help it fund the construction of the South Caucasus Pipeline, transporting gas from Azerbaijan to Turkey; Lukoil has a 10% stake.
The importance of the South Caucasus to European security is growing.
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