Let's talk about Azerbaijan

By Bill WirtzLex Kleren

A recent verbal attack on the Grand Duchy put Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on the radar of many Luxembourgers. But what exactly is the deal with Azerbaijan, and why should we care a lot more than we do now?

“I advise you to be very afraid of this country, which attacked us brutally. And I told all of our officials, ‘keep silent; otherwise, they will come and occupy us. Do you know which country is that? [sic]?” Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev had a big smile on his face leading up to his punchline, which fell on the deafening silence of a muted Zoom meeting. “The country is Luxembourg.”

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