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Azerbaijan - Geopolitical Context and Strategic Considerations 23/11/2016 H.E. Elchin Amirbayov, ambassador of Azerbaijan to France.

On November 23rd 2016, H.E. Elchin Amirbayov, ambassador of Azerbaijan to France, joined the IPLI Foundation to participate in a Paris Speaker Series Symposium. Students, researchers and alumni from Sciences Po Paris were invited to join ambassador Amirbayov to learn about Azerbaijan's history and its current events.

Over the course of the symposium, ambassador Amirbayov described the political history of the country, from the short lived Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918-1920), to the Soviet era (1920-1991) and all the way up to its independence (1991) and beyond.  Of note, ambassador Amirbayov highlighted the geostrategic position of Azerbaijan and its importance as a key energy producer at the crossroads of Central Asia and Europe. 

On November 23rd 2016, H.E. Elchin Amirbayov, ambassador of Azerbaijan to France, joined the IPLI Foundation to participate in a Paris Speaker Series Symposium. Students, researchers and alumni from Sciences Po Paris were invited to join ambassador Amirbayov to learn about Azerbaijan's history and its current events.

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