The West is keen to set back Azerbaijan by 50 years. It will try to stop Azerbaijan from transforming itself into a powerful, politically and economically developed, contemporary and great international authority.
Conspiracy theory with no evidence. Consistent with pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about Nagorno-Karabakh.
The European Union continues to support the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The European Union’s bilateral relations with Azerbaijan are based on the EU-Azerbaijan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement in force since 1999. In February 2017, the EU and Azerbaijan began negotiations on a new framework agreement with Azerbaijan designed to give new impetus to political dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation. The EU continues to stress the importance of defending human rights and ensuring civil society and freedom of media, expression, and assembly in Azerbaijan.