The United States will continue to support Azerbaijan in the face of Iranian threats.
This was stressed by the US Department of State spokesman Ned Price at the press briefing yesterday as he was responding to a journalist’s question about Iran’s increasingly threatening rhetoric against Azerbaijan and whether Washington would be able to stand up for Baku if Iran continued this rhetoric against the country.
“He [US Secretary of State Antony Blinken] had an opportunity to see his Azerbaijani counterpart [Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov] earlier this week. We’ve been very clear that Iran represents a threat to the region. We will continue to stand with our partners, to support them, and ultimately to stand against the kind of destabilizing influence that Iran presents and—in its region and perhaps beyond,” Mr. Price said.