The U.S. ambassador to the OSCE says that many former Soviet states don't understand that an unrigged election does not equal democracy.
The European Commission has identified two key areas in its efforts to revitalize the European Neighborhood Policy.
Mammadyarov and Rice signed an agreement on energy security on March 22 (epa)
March 23, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Three meetings. Three cities. One goal: making Europe less dependent on Russian energy.
March 22, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The United States and Azerbaijan have signed an energy agreement in Washington.
March 22, 2007 (RFE/RL) --NATO's special representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia recently noted that while Azerbaijan cooperates closely with the alliance, its intentions remain unclear.
March 20, 2007 -- Azerbaijan says it is seeking political support from the United States to help it build new natural-gas export pipelines to Europe.
A senior official is in Brussels to explain why Kosovo should not be seen as a model for the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute.
March 14, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers have concluded talks on Nagorno-Karabakh.
Parliamentary elections in May are being seen as a test of Yerevan's commitment to participatory democracy and political reform.
YEREVAN, March 9, 2007 (RFE/RL) - Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian says upcoming talks in Geneva should cause "a positive shift" toward settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reported.
March 9, 2007 -- Russia has warned former Soviet republics in the Caucasus that relations with Moscow would be damaged if any country even considered deploying parts of a planned U.S. missile-defense shield.
The power struggle for control of the opposition Democratic Party of Azerbaijan (DPA) appears to be approaching the final stage.