Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests

21 11 2009

URL: http://opencrs.com/document/RL33453/. Source: Library of Congress.

The United States recognized the independence of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia when the former Soviet Union broke up at the end of 1991. The United States has fostered these states’ ties with the West in part to end the dependence of these states on Russia for trade, security, and other relations. The United States has pursued close ties with Armenia to encourage its democratization and because of concerns by Armenian-Americans and others over its fate.

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18 01 2011
LucySonyan

here is a blog I just wanted to share, thought it might be interesting: UK Ambassador to Armenia, Charles Lonsdale-
http://blogs.fco.gov.uk/roller/lonsdale/

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