Azerbaijan 2003

Azerbaijan Border Map

Yearbook 2003 Azerbaijan. President Gejdar Alijev’s weak health left its mark on political developments during the year. When Alijev was cared for abroad in August, Parliament was summoned to a crisis meeting and elected President’s son Ilham Alijev as new Prime Minister. As a result, Alijev the younger one was in turn to succeed his imperious father, which was made possible by a constitutional amendment approved in a controversial referendum…

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