Why Israel-Azerbaijan ties matter to the region - analysis

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Why Israel-Azerbaijan ties matter to the region - analysis
Ties with Azerbaijan may be controversial for some, but for Israel’s leadership, these are strategic relations that will be invested in.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Published: OCTOBER 3, 2022

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz traveled to Azerbaijan at an important time for Israel’s ties to Baku. With Russia’s war in Ukraine waging, and Azerbaijan involved in recent clashes with Armenia, the trip has important regional implications.

According to Israel’s Defense Ministry, the trip involved a focus on security and policy issues and was aimed at fostering defense cooperation between the countries. The delegation illustrates how much importance Israel puts on this trip. The Defense Minister was joined by the Ministry’s Director General Maj. Gen. (Res.) Amir Eshel and other officials such as Director of the Policy Dror Shalom, and Military Secretary Brig. Gen. Yaki Dolf.

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