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Raisi Presidency Challenged to Tackle Three Major Problems Between Iran and Azerbaijan (Rahim Rahimov, The Jamestown Foundation)

As new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi forms his government, Baku and Tehran are expected to enter the next uneasy and uncertain phase in their bilateral relations. In particular, issues relating to the unfinished railway segment of the North-South Transport Corridor (NSTC) and the controversial hydropower projects on the Azerbaijani-Iranian border remain unresolved. On top of those, the augmenting Azerbaijani-Israeli partnership is a major factor that continues to complicate Tehran’s perspective on Azerbaijan.

Raisi Presidency Challenged to Tackle Three Major Problems Between Iran and Azerbaijan – Jamestown