BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 3. Iran actively
intervenes within the relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia,
stirring the pot by “throwing political and army assist behind
Yerevan”, Foreign Policy journal stated in an article, Trend studies.
The writer of the article recollects that Iran has opened its
diplomatic mission in Armenia only in the near past, and, moreover, has
held army workouts near the border with Azerbaijan. The
journal quotes Iranian Brig. Gen. Mohammad Pakpour stated that “the
drills have been designed to ship a message of “peace and friendship” to
nations within the area whereas demonstrating their capability to
“respond decisively to any threat”.
Without staying apart, the US commented upon these actions.
Mainly, US State Department spokesman Ned Price stated that
Washington has been “very clear that Iran represents a menace to
the area” and can proceed “finally to face in opposition to the sort
of destabilizing affect that Iran presents in its area and
The writer identified that Armenia is an unlikely accomplice for
Iran, nevertheless, after September clashes on the border with
Azerbaijan, “Yerevan is in search of assist wherever it may possibly discover
“Despite Yerevan’s membership within the Moscow-led Collective
Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) army bloc, Russia has so
far refused Armenia’s calls to intervene. Iran, in the meantime, appears
greater than desperate to fill the facility vacuum and open one other entrance
in opposition to Azerbaijan,” in addition to Turkey, which is an ally of
Azerbaijan, and which “Iran has lengthy mistrusted and seen as a
potential rival within the area,” the article stated.