The common factor between Blair, Renzi and Muscat: the Azerbaijan gas pipeline

Published: May 29, 2017 at 1:02am

What is the common factor – the link, if you wish – between Tony Blair, Joseph Muscat and Matteo Renzi, other than that they are yesterday’s men?

It’s Azerbaijan. Tony Blair Associates, the company which the former British prime minister set up to sell his services after leaving public office, works for oligarchs in Baku. But it also advises on the projected Azerbaijani gas pipeline to southern Italy.