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  • proper n. Mountainous region of southwest Asia, lying south of Caucasus Mountains and comprising republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Also known as Transcaucasia.


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  • The agenda this time was stability in the South Caucasus, which is actually strictly dependent on finding a peaceful resolution to the mountainous Karabakh conflict.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • The South Caucasus is a transit area for world's energy resources.


  • The Conflict Reporting School was created by IWPR with the Georgian defence ministry as part of the project Building Bridges/Building Capacity in the South Caucasus, which is funded by the British and Norwegian foreign ministries.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting

  • The South Caucasus is the land route from Europe to Asia in the east and to Iran and its neighbors - Iraq, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan - to the south.


  • The South Caucasus is the linchpin and the battleground of this geopolitical and historical denouement.


  • He stressed that the stability in the South Caucasus is a matter of strategic security for Russia.

    RIA Novosti

  • Late President Haydar Aliyev made his country into a new regional player in international energy politics and his son Ilham Aliyev continues to preside over a country booming economically since the South Caucasus Gas Pipeline became operational in 2006, delivering Azerbaijani gas all over Europe.

    Azeem Ibrahim: Azerbaijan's Innovative Solution to Global Unemployed Muslim Youth

  • The EU is in the position to develop multilateral cooperation and foster constructive dialogue, but the European powers have yet to form a common policy towards the South Caucasus and it can only be hoped that peace talks will eventually prevail.

    Azeem Ibrahim: Azerbaijan's Innovative Solution to Global Unemployed Muslim Youth

  • The lack of resolution has tied up development in the energy-rich South Caucasus.

    Armenia Seeks to Freeze Turkey Deal Ratification

  • Lincoln Mitchell, an expert on the South Caucasus at Columbia University, told RFE that he does not believe the Administration is going to fight Senators from its own party to save Bryza.

    Harut Sassounian: Senators Block Ambassadors to Azerbaijan and Turkey


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