Azerbaijan’s President Aliev dumps key ally

Azerbaijan’s President Aliev dumps key ally

This is an excerpt from an article in our Caspian Focus publication. On 13 February, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliev abolished the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Communication and High Technologies, instead merging them into one ‘super...
Kazakhstan to build an oil refinery in Iran?

Kazakhstan to build an oil refinery in Iran?

A mid-level Kazakh delegation visited Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran last month. It was greeted by the regional head of industry, mining and trade, Mohammad Mohammadpour. The local media reported that talks had focused on the deepening of bilateral cooperation...