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September 21, 2013 2:00 am

Azerbaijan and Israel Strengthen Ties

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Israel's President, Shimon Peres, meets with Azerbaijan's FM, Elmar Mammadyarov. Photo: Israel GMO

JTA – With less than a month to go until presidential elections, the moustachioed smile of Ilham Aliyev stares down at his countrymen from giant posters scattered around this bustling metropolis on the Caspian Sea.

The Azerbaijani president has been in office since 2003 and is widely expected to be re-elected, extending the leadership of the Aliyev clan into its third decade. Aliyev’s father, Heydar, held the post for a decade prior to his son’s ascension

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