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The EU tightens strategic modernization of Azerbaijan

federica_mogherini_credit_eu_commissionVisits of the two high-ranking European politicians – Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and the chairman of the PACE Pedro Agramunt in Baku at the junction of February and March took place at difficult times for Azerbaijan when the country faced serious additional challenges, especially with the financial crisis.

In the words of chess, President Ilham Aliyev received European visitors in a weak position, marked by the double fall in GDP, rising unemployment, poverty, and most importantly lost the social advances that have been achieved through the fabulous incomes in the period of high oil prices.

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