Lessons learned from continuous conflicts among Armenia and Azerbaijan

Lessons learned from continuous conflicts among Armenia and Azerbaijan

Armenia’s sudden attack on its border with Azerbaijan in recent days testifies to Armenia’s intention to draw Russia more extensively into its conflict with Azerbaijan, writes Vasif Huseynov. Vasif Huseynov is a senior adviser at the Center of Analysis of International Relations of Azerbaijan. On 12 July, a series of clashes started on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border after the former launched a sudden attack against the position of Azerbaijan’s armed forces with heavy artillery. This has been the first major escalation between the sides since the April War of 2016 and…

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Stronger and more independent European industry thanks to new resources and innovations

Stronger and more independent European industry thanks to new resources and innovations

Participants at a virtual conference called “Re-starting the EU economy – How can industry contribute to a resilient and sustainable industry?” agreed on one point: the key is to  keep the market open, but with new inputs. “Open market is what we need the most”, Carl Martin Welcker, president of the mechanical engineering industry association (VDMA) in Germany, told the event, organised by EURACTIV on 7 July. He insisted that this must not be “only during the pandemic but also in the future. Open market is the key to our…

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