Turkey-Azerbaijan Energy Relations: A Political and Economic Analysis

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  • Cagla Gul YESEVI İstanbul Kültür University
  • Burcu Yavuz TIFTIKCIGIL Gedik University


It is now widely recognized that Turkey-Azerbaijan relations have always been strong and described with the phrase "one nation with two states”. This paper is concerned with economic and political nature of Turkey-Azerbaijan relations. Initially, the evolution of Turkish- Azerbaijani relations after the independence of Azerbaijan has been examined. This paper gives an overview of the impacts of Nagorno-Karabagh issue and efforts to normalize the relations between Turkey and Armenia on relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan. Energy has a special place in the relationship between the two countries. Azerbaijan’s economy, energy sectors of Azerbaijan and Turkey has been assessed. Moreover, this paper gives a comparative analysis on economic relationship between Turkey and Azerbaijan. This study finally discusses the main trends and contributions of energy projects on Turkey-Azerbaijan relations. Keywords: Turkey; Azerbaijan; Politics; Economy; Energy JEL Classifications: O57; Q41; Q43; Q48


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Author Biographies

Cagla Gul YESEVI, İstanbul Kültür University

İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü

Burcu Yavuz TIFTIKCIGIL, Gedik University

İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Faültesi Uluslararası Ticaret Bölümü




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YESEVI, C. G., & Yavuz TIFTIKCIGIL, B. (2014). Turkey-Azerbaijan Energy Relations: A Political and Economic Analysis. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 5(1), 27–44. Retrieved from https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/929