THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Foreign policy priorities of Azerbaijan: integration into the world community

2015. №1, pp. 139-149

Gamidov Sanan Salekh ogly - Post-graduate student, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

Geopolitical position of Azerbaijan long since drew to it attention of near and far actors. Without going deep into history of Persian-ottoman or Russian-British rivalry for influence and domination, it is possible to tell, as today Azerbaijan is in focus of close international attention. In article considered priorities of Azerbaijan in foreign policy and geopolitics over the past few years. Here is given the analysis of a current state of investment policy, regional policy of Azerbaijan and the large international projects which are carried out by the country. Membership of Azerbaijan in a number of the authoritative international organizations is of great importance for definition of priorities of foreign policy. Azerbaijan possessing from an advantage strategic ground, a geostrategicheska an important position on a joint of Europe and Asia, keeping features peculiar to it in all areas of political and spiritual and cultural life, having incorporated formed of synthesis of values of the West and the East of quality, Azerbaijan chose the line of integration into the world community. On the way of realization of this choice the Azerbaijani state, on the one hand, studies world experience and defines model of the economic and political development, and with another, - according to the parameters accepted in the international sphere enters interstate communications for protection of the national interests.

Key words: Азербайджан, международные отношения, внешняя политика, региональная политика, геополитика, Контракт века, нефть, газ, инвестиционная политика, международные проекты, деление Каспия, четвертый саммит глав прикаспийских государств, Azerbaijan, international relations, foreign policy, regional policy, geopolitics, Contract of an eyelid, oil, gas, investment policy, international projects, division of the Caspian Sea , fourth summit of the Caspian states