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Azerbaijan Pipeline Project Prompts Opposition

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Azerbaijan Pipeline Project Prompts Opposition

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Azerbaijan Pipeline Project Prompts Opposition

Azerbaijan Pipeline Project Prompts Opposition

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Construction begins on a 2,000-mile pipeline that will pump crude oil from Azerbaijan to Turkey. But some criticize the project, saying the pipeline cuts through environmentally and culturally sensitive areas, including the Gobustan National Reserve. The reserve is home to some of the world's oldest human settlements. Hear Natalia Antelava.

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