Azerbaijan looks to ‘blood brother’ Turkey

A story from Azerbaijan before the fall of the Soviet Union, when everything seemed possible and old ties were suddenly being rediscovered across borders that had been closed for 70 years. I even met then disgraced Haidar Aliyev in exile in his hometown of Nakhichevan, where he served me breakfast in a light tracksuit and predicted correctly that the then regime in Baku was only hanging on thanks to support from Moscow.

Wednesday 31 October 1990

THE INDEPENDENT
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Azerbaijan looks to ‘blood brother’ Turkey
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Hugh Pope, in Baku, finds a people in search of independence rediscovering their roots.

blood brother

Okumaya devam et

Ümid

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Gözümü qəflətən açdığımda, ulduzları gördüm. Bir quyruqlu ulduz keçdi gözümün qabağından. İlk dəfədir səmani belə çox ulduzlu görürdüm. Hələ quyruqlu ulduzda birinci dəfədir görürəm. Gözəldi. Deyirlər, quyruqlu ulduz görəndə arzu tutmalısan ürəyində. İnanmıram belə şeylərə amma arzu tutdum. Çünki, möcüzəyə çox ehtiyacım var… Okumaya devam et