Azeri Press Agency
May 23, 2022

Ambassador of Kazakhstan: “By liberation of Karabakh, historical justice has been restored”

“Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are establishing [an] expert group,” said Farid Shafiyev, Chairman of the Board of the International Relations Analysis Center at the conference on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan…

According to him, the relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are expanding.

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Kazakh ambassador to Azerbaijan noted in his speech that there are historical relations between the two countries, moral, cultural closeness, and similar roots further strengthen these relations.

The ambassador stated…the two countries support each other on international platforms.

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“By liberation of Karabakh, the historical justice was restored. Azerbaijan restored its territorial integrity….”

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Azeri Press Agency
May 23, 2022

Think Tanks of Turkic speaking countries to hold meeting in Shusha [conquered Nagorno-Karabakh]

“Think Tanks of Turkic speaking countries to hold a meeting in Shusha,” said Farid Shafiyev, Chairman of the Board of the International Relations Analysis Cente at the conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan….

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Silk Road Briefing
May 26, 2022

Turkic World Aims To Unite Turkic Central Asia Via Media

Turkic.World, the first joint media platform of Turkic-speaking countries, is marking its first anniversary. The media platform was launched in 2021 as part of the establishment of the Organisation of Turkish States, (OTS) a regional, institutionalised body that includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. Observer States include Hungary and Turkmenistan, while Afghanistan and Northern Cyprus have expressed interest.

Turkic.World [has as ] its…target audience…the 300 million Turkic-speaking peoples. It is broadcast from Azerbaijan.

Celebrating the anniversary, Senior Advisor to Turkish President Yalcin Topcu [said]: “The 300 million Turkic people live in a very important geography….We sincerely support every step taken for the unity of the Turkic world.”

The rise of Turkey giving emphasis that it speaks on behalf of the Turkic people will cause some discomfort elsewhere, including China. The Uyghurs are a Turkic culture and Beijing will be watching very closely to see how far the Turkic.World platform and OTS are prepared to go in terms of promoting Turkic culture to a region China controls.