Post-Soviet Armenias Foreign Policy: Twenty Years at Several Chairs Simultaneously


S. Minasyan, Caucasus Institute, 31/4, Charentsi St., Yerevan, Armenia (


Abstract. The foreign policy concept of Armenia consists in keeping a balance between regional and world actors' interests in the Southern Caucasus. The main Armenian foreign policy directions in recent decades are: the extending of cooperation with Russia, the search for ways of the Karabagh conflict solution, the normalization of relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan, the development of connections with the USA. 

Keywords: Post-Soviet Armenia’s foreign policy, complementarism, multi-vector nature, Karabagh conflict, Armenian-Russian relations, Armenian-Turkish relations, Armenian-Iranian relations, Armenian Diaspora

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For citation:
Minasyan S. Post-Soviet Armenias Foreign Policy: Twenty Years at Several Chairs Simultaneously. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2013, No 1, pp. 85-92

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