Lobbying firms representing Turkey and Azerbaijan are finding themselves under pressure to reconsider their relationships with both clients.
On Friday, Mercury Public Affairs announced that it was ending its relationship with the government of Turkey. The news of this decision was revealed in a press release by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA)’s Western Region in California.
The Livingston Group, founded by former Republican congressman Bob Livingston, similarly withdrew from working for Azerbaijan on Oct. 13. This was only three months after declaring to the Justice Department it was negotiating a new contract with Baku. BGR Group also shared a filing declaring it was ending its contract with the Azeri state-owned oil company SOCAR.
Further details and source – Ahval News