Skip to main content

Iran lashes out as Azerbaijan opens embassy in Israel

Israel’s security and political relations with Azerbaijan are strengthening, much to the Islamic Republic’s chagrin.
Azerbaijani embassy opens

An Iranian diplomat criticized Azerbaijan on Friday after the Eurasian country inaugurated its embassy in Israel. Iran’s relations with neighboring Azerbaijan have been tense for some time, in part due to Azerbaijan’s ties to Israel

What happened: On Wednesday, Azerbaijan inaugurated its first-ever embassy in Tel Aviv. 

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.