It appears that Israel may have one ally it can trust.

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‘Azerbaijan granted Israel access to air bases on Iran border’ – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

Foreign Policy quotes U.S. diplomats as saying that ‘Israel is deeply embedded in Azerbaijan’ and says intelligence officials worried that Israel’s military involvement in Azerbaijan would complicate efforts to reduce Israeli-Iranian tensions.

By Haaretz

Israel has been granted access to air bases in Azerbaijan on Iran’s northern border, Foreign Policy reported Wednesday, quoting senior U.S. diplomats and military intelligence officials.

“The Israelis have bought an airfield,” a senior U.S. administration official told Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry, “and the airfield is called Azerbaijan.”

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Photo by: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

According to the report, U.S. intelligence officials are worried that Israel’s military involvement in Azerbaijan would make it more difficult for the U.S. to reduce Israeli-Iranian tensions. Apparently now, military planners must prepare for a war scenario that would also involve…

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  1. wctaqiyya says:

    Thats the best news I’ve heard all day. And this may explain why the Russians recently moved over 20,000 troops into that region. This may also be a great opportunity for Israel to profit from the NATO exit of Afghanistan.

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