This article demonstrates that if for the South Caucasus states relations with Israel have been useful, they also have been affected by ties with their neighbours and other countries in the region. Conversely, it shows that for Israel, relations with the South Caucasus states are essential to counteract Iranian attempts at influence in the region and to diversify sources of energy supplies ― though in terms of trade relations and political ties they are by far not as decisive as those with Turkey and Russia.

The Redaction
CER: II-7.3.C-606