Israel signs deal to provide Azerbaijan with $1.6 bln in military equipment

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  1. Quasar

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    JERUSALEM — Israeli defense officials say state-run Israel Aerospace Industries will sell $1.6 billion in drones and anti-aircraft and missile defense systems to Azerbaijan.

    The deal will bring sophisticated Israeli technology to the doorstep of archenemy Iran. Tensions between Iran and Azerbaijan have been rising because of close Azeri ties with Israel.


    The Israeli defense officials spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because they were not at liberty to discuss defense deals.

    Israel accuses Iran of developing nuclear weapons, a charge Tehran denies.

    Earlier this month, Iran demanded that Azerbaijan prevent Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency from using Azeri territory to launch operations against Iran.

    Israel says it has foiled Iranian-sponsored attacks against Israeli targets in Azerbaijan.

    Israel signs deal to provide Azerbaijan with $1.6 billion in military equipment - The Washington Post
     
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    I think this would sour ties between Turkey and Azerbaijan. Has there been an official reaction from Ankara about this?
     
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    Perhaps in exchange for the usage of airbase for refueling purposes.
     
  4. soldierofallah

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    azerbaijan should feel VERY embarrsed for supporting a state which oppreses our palestinian brothers and sisters on daily bases. shame on azeri cowards.
     
  5. Deno

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    Nop... Israel and US are the only countries that can sell this weapons and US won't sell its own uavs to anyone... Israel has the monopoly on this issue... Until Anka is in full service with its full capacity Turkey has no reason to upset about it :)

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    Please... Azeris and Turks seen how our ''muslim brothers'' supported Azeris in Nagorno Karabakh...
     
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  6. Quasar

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    No there is nothing!!!

    Azerbaijan is acting wisely Israel is one of the best sources for drones, anti-aircraft and missile defense systems
     
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    Great News. Proof to anyone thinking Israel and Muslim nations "Must" be hostile towards each other.
    I, personally, met many Azerbaijanis and their women are hot.;)
     
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    Why would they choose religion over national security ???
     
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    Israel is playing fast and pro. They are smart people. :devil:
     
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    Azerbaijan is one of the most irreligious countries in the world . So i don't think the muslim ummah thing stands there so much .
     
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    As far i understand it was something that had to do with urgend need for air-defence systems from other forums. Apperantly the Azeri's can wait a couple years for the New Turkish Short , Short-Medium and Medium Anti-Aircraft systems. They even got an offer to officialy join the project. They could also simply bought Aselsan Zipkin or Atilgan systems:undecided:
     
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  12. Deno

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    To be honest... Israeli tech is better than Turkish one... And even if Azerbaijan bought short range anti-aircraft systems from us there is still need for UAVs, missile defence systems and medium-long range anti-aircraft systems...

    Azerbaijan need these systems right away. Iran is constantly threatening them...
     
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    Aren't you sick of your bs lies toward Iran?Seriously what's your obsession with lying so much?Bring me one and only one evidence that Iran has threatened Azerbaijan.
     
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    you cant threaten to Azerbaijan ....because fear of Turks...but you are helping to Armenians...:no:

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    If you want to get advanced weapons from USA, they are showing to Israel...to support Israel.
     
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    Even you guys buy US weapon systems.. they are one who is supporting in every possible way state which oppreses our palestinian brothers and sisters on daily bases. and you guys buy 3 billion+ $$$ worth of Indian products who is best friend of state which oppreses our palestinian brothers and sisters on daily bases. Charity begins at home ...
    Hypocrisy..
     
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