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Iranian Azerbaijan and the Cartoon Cockroach Controversy

By Martin W. Lewis | April 30, 2010 | 25 Comments

Iran is to Azerbaijan as Thailand is to Laos: just as Thailand has far more Lao-speakers than Laos, Iran has far more Azeri-speakers than Azerbaijan. Some 18 million Azeris live in Iran (where they comprise 20 to 25 percent of a large populace); that is more than double the number in Azerbaijan

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