Azerbaijan – Turkey relations ( 1988-2018 ) “evaluating ‘One nation two states’ discourse”

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This thesis attempts to examine the relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan with references to "one nation two states" discourse regarding the changes and continuities in political, military, energy, economic,social and historical fields. In this study, which elaborates the strategic dimension of the relations according to the presidential terms in Azerbaijan, relations between two countries were analyzed on the "strategic partnership". With the in-depth interviews and the media archive analysis, the thesis also seeks to find out the perception of the Azerbaijani and Turkish state officials, academics, experts and NGO representatives among each state and its effect on the relations.


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Citation Formats
A. G. Babiş, “Azerbaijan – Turkey relations ( 1988-2018 ) “evaluating ‘One nation two states’ discourse”,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.