TURKEY/AZERBAIJAN/NAGORNO KARABAKH CONFLICT – Turkey Transfers Drone Warfare Capacity to Its Ally Azerbaijan (The Jamestown Foundation)


Azerbaijan’s Military Exercises Send Defiant Message to Armenia (The Jamestown Foundation)

The armed forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey conducted two late-spring joint exercises, around Baku (on May 1–3) and in the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan (June 7–11). The goal of these drills was to increase the level of coordination and interoperability between the two militaries, to fulfill joint combat operations, and instruct Azerbaijani servicemen on how to use Turkish weapons (Msb.gov.tr, June 6; Mod.gov.az, April 2224May 13June 7).


Azerbaijan’s Referendum: Every Vote – and More – Counts (EurasiaNet)

In Azerbaijan, apparent national enthusiasm for prolonging the rule of the ex-Soviet republic’s longtime leader, Ilham Aliyev, has resulted in a vote-count total for a referendum on the proposed change that exceeds 100 percent.