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Azerbaijan warns against Iran sanctions

27 October 2006 [20:08] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Friday that potential sanctions on neighboring Iran because of Tehran's disputed nuclear program could have a negative impact on the region.

Aliyev told reporters in Baku that sanctions "can have a big impact on regional development in general."

Azerbaijan is a key regional ally for the United States and has also built close diplomatic and trade relations with Iran, with which it shares ethnic and cultural links. RFE/RL

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