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Azerbaijan turns to Israeli MoD for weaponry as tensions with Armenia rise

15th March 2024 - 19:30 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv


Azerbaijan has utilised Israeli weapon systems such as Harop during its conflict with neighbouring Armenia. (Photo: IAI)

Increasing tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia have prompted new military requests from Baku to Israel amid diplomatic efforts for peace.

Azerbaijan has submitted a new shopping list of military equipment to Israel’s Ministry of Defense as tensions with Armenia rise once more.

The list from Baku included two Ofeq-type high-resolution spy satellites with less than one-metre resolution.

Tension intensified when Armenia was asked to surrender eight rural enclaves that have been under Yerevan’s authority since the 1990s. The latest disagreements happened in parallel with high-level talks on a peace treaty between Baku and Yerevan initiated by Turkey and the US.

Tensions rose earlier this week when Armenia attempted to conduct reconnaissance flights over the Tovuz district in northwest Azerbaijan. According to

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Arie Egozi


Arie Egozi

Born in Israel, Arie Egozi served in the IDF and holds a political science and …

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