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Azerbaijan Milli Majlis vice-speaker meets Ukrainian ambassador

31.05.2012 | Readed: 987

On the 30th of May vice-speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Bahar Muradova met Ukrainian ambassador Alexander Mishenko.  The ambassador congratulated Muradova on the public holiday of Azerbaijan - Republic Day and successful completion of Eurovision 2012. Touching upon......

US Department of State: Armenian separatists continue to control most of the Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

26.05.2012 | Readed: 957

The Armenian separatists with support of Armenia continue to control most of the Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, US Department of State said in its annual report on violation of the human rights in different countries for 2011.The document says during a year the incidents along the......

Spanish Parliament rejects "Armenian genocide" recognition

25.05.2012 | Readed: 997

The Foreign Affairs Committee of Spain`s Parliament refused to recognize the so-called "Armenian genocide" by 36 votes against and 3 in favor.  The two MPs from the Amaiur coalition from the Basque Country prepared draft proposals for the recognition of the 1915 events as genocide......

Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Iran receives no note

25.05.2012 | Readed: 896

Azerbaijan many times stated its official stance on Iran. Azerbaijan does not interfere in any neighboring country's internal affairs and will not allow to use its territory for aggression against it. Azerbaijan will also respond to provocations, spokesman to the Foreign Ministry of......

Azerbaijanis stage protest outside Iran`s embassy in Berlin

20.05.2012 | Readed: 997

German Azerbaijanis have staged a protest in front of Iran`s embassy in Berlin. The protest involved members of the Congress of European Azerbaijanis, Coordination Center of German Azerbaijanis, Berlin-Baku Gallery, Turkish-Azerbaijan Union, the Union of Azerbaijani Academicians,......

Azerbaijan`s fair position on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict discussed at Istanbul World Political Forum

19.05.2012 | Readed: 968

The second day of Istanbul World Political Forum heard a report by the chief of the political analysis and information provision department at the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Elnur Aslanov in the "Prospects of Economic Cooperation in the Black Sea Region and The Competition for......

U.S. Congresswoman makes statement on occasion of occupation of Shusha

19.05.2012 | Readed: 849

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, member of the Republican Party and Member of working group on Azerbaijan Virginia Foxx has issued a statement in connection with the 20th anniversary of the occupation of Azerbaijan's Shusha town by Armenian armed forces.  In a statement,......

Azerbaijani delegation participates in the Istanbul World Political Forum

18.05.2012 | Readed: 1218

Azeri delegation comprising of the Head of the Political Analysis and Information Department of Azerbaijan`s Presidential Administration Elnur Aslanov, Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office, Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade and President of "Azercell Telecom" LLC Ali Agan participated in......

Foreign ministry spokesman: Azerbaijan attaches particular importance to relations with neighboring states

18.05.2012 | Readed: 1109

Azerbaijan`s foreign ministry spokesman has reaffirmed that the country puts a special emphasis on its relationship with neighboring states. Elman Abdullayev`s statement came in response to a protest held in front of Azerbaijan`s Consulate in Tabriz. He said Azerbaijan took into......

Azerbaijan has an important role to play on the international scene, Eric Rubin

16.05.2012 | Readed: 951

Azerbaijan has an important role to play on the international scene, said the US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin. Rubin underlined that the US uses Azerbaijan`s territory as a cargo transit route to Afghanistan. The US official......

Organization of Islamic Cooperation adopts document on Azerbaijani refugees and IDPs

16.05.2012 | Readed: 1002

A final declaration of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Conference on "Refugees in the Muslim World" was adopted in Ashgabat on May 11-12, stressing the necessity of ensuring the return of over a million Azerbaijanis, who became refugees and IDPs as a result of the......

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs issue statement

15.05.2012 | Readed: 987

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Robert Bradtke of the United States, Igor Popov of Russia and Jacques Faure of France and Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk have issued a statement on the results of their last visit to the region. The co-chairs......

Discussions on Azerbaijan held in European Parliament

12.05.2012 | Readed: 955

The European Parliament (EP) hosted discussions on Azerbaijan under "Cooperation in energy sphere" topic. The event initiated by the Office of Communication of Azerbaijan in Brussels has brought together the EP parliamentarians, representatives of various political groups. After the......

Coordination Bureau of Non-Alignment Movement calls to solve Nagorno Karabakh conflict within international law

11.05.2012 | Readed: 943

The Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) Coordinating Bureau meeting taken place in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt adopted its final document. As was stated by spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, the 382nd point of the final document emphasized that the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict......

Azerbaijan`s Permanent Representative to UN addresses letter to Secretary-General Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

09.05.2012 | Readed: 867

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Agshin Mehdiyev has sent a letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in connection with so called "presidential elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.  The letter reads: "According to mass media reports, the......

"Azerbaijan is one of few states that was together with the USA both in difficult and joyful days", Chuck Schumer, US Senator

05.05.2012 | Readed: 908

At the conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and the USA, taken place last week in Washington, also was taking part the representative of the State of New York in Senate Chuck Schumer. The American Senator expressed......

UN Security Council under Azerbaijan`s presidency adopts its first resolution

04.05.2012 | Readed: 989

The United Nations Security Council held its first meeting under the presidency of Azerbaijan.  The UN Security Council adopted a resolution calling on Sudan and South Sudan with sanctions if the former civil war foes fail to halt an escalating conflict and resume talks within two weeks......

US Congressman Gerry Connolly: Azerbaijan can be a model for the countries which experienced Arab Spring

04.05.2012 | Readed: 893

Azerbaijan can be a model for the countries which experienced Arab Spring, said US Congressman Gerry Connolly at a conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of US-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations.  The event brought together more than 600 participants, including members of the US Senate......

Swedish parliament to discuss resolution on Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

04.05.2012 | Readed: 943

A resolution on Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will be discussed at the Parliament of Sweden, on Wednesday. Chairman of the Sweden-Azerbaijan Congress Emil Mirzoyevç member of the Board Elyar Maharramov will attend the discussions. Author of the draft resolution,......

Azerbaijan takes over UN Security Council presidency

02.05.2012 | Readed: 859

The rotating presidency of the UN Security Council passed to Azerbaijan from May 1. The UN Security Council`s May agenda will focus on the situation in the Middle East and non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, as well as the prevention of international terrorism. "It is very......

Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs makes statement on country`s taking over UN Security Council presidency

02.05.2012 | Readed: 870

On May 1st Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan issued a statement since the country has taken over UN Security Council Presidency.  Azerbaijan has achieved a great diplomatic success on October 24, 2011 as it was elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2012-2013.......

US Senator Roger Wicker: establishment of relations with Azerbaijan is positive

02.05.2012 | Readed: 891

After Cold War US was looking forward to democracy `s future against the background of the changing world. Political and economic transformation of Azerbaijan over past 20 years proves that a promise of freedom is an arduous but extremely strong phenomenon. Building relations with such a stable......

Bulgarian Premier completes official visit to Azerbaijan

28.04.2012 | Readed: 877

On April 27th Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov ended his official visit to Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Bulgarian PM at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. Boyko Borisov was seen off by Deputy......

Premiers of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria sign two important agreements

28.04.2012 | Readed: 929

On April 27th the Prime-ministers of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria signed agreements on "Cooperation in fighting criminality" and "Cooperation in the field of emergency situations." Mr. Rasizade hailed Bulgarian delegation`s visit to Azerbaijan. He said there was a big potential for boosting......

Bulgarian Prime-Minister pays official visit to Azerbaijan

27.04.2012 | Readed: 933

On April 26th the Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borisov paid an official visit to Zazerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the guest at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Bulgaria. The Prime-Minister was welcomed by Azerbaijani......

Azerbaijani ambassador presents credentials to Tajik President

27.04.2012 | Readed: 903

Azerbaijani ambassador to Tajikistan Abbasali Hasanov has presented his credentials to President Emomali Rahmon.  During the conversation they discussed the current state of and prospects for relationship between Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, in particular cooperation in the areas of heavy......

Azerbaijani parliament`s speaker meets EU special representative for South Caucasus

26.04.2012 | Readed: 941

Speaker of the Azerbaijan Milli Majlis, Ogtay Asadov met the European Union`s special representative for the South Caucasus, Philippe Lefort  on Tuesday.  Asadov briefed Lefort on the ongoing reforms in Azerbaijan to speed up the country`s European integration. According to him,......

Azeri FM meets Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

26.04.2012 | Readed: 917

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk as part of his working visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. They discussed the current state of negotiations to settle the......

Members of Lithuanian Seimas appeal to European Parliament on 20th anniversary of Khojaly tragedy

25.04.2012 | Readed: 890

Twenty-one members of the Lithuanian Seimas, including Emanuelis Zingeris, Egidijus Vareikis and Arunas Valinskas have appealed to the European Parliament on the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy.  The parliamentarians underlined they share the Azerbaijani people`s deep sorrow. They......

Azerbaijani diplomatic representation opened in Montenegro

25.04.2012 | Readed: 858

On April 24th the official opening ceremony of Azerbaijani diplomatic representation took place in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. The event brought together officials from Montenegro, representatives of the diplomatic corps. Azerbaijani ambassador to Montenegro Eldar Hasanov hoisted......

Azerbaijani diplomatic representation opened in Montenegro

25.04.2012 | Readed: 883

The official opening ceremony of Azerbaijani diplomatic representation took place in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, on Tuesday. The event brought together officials from Montenegro, representatives of the diplomatic corps. Azerbaijani ambassador to Montenegro Eldar Hasanov hoisted......

Azerbaijan, Israel: expansion of cooperation discussed

24.04.2012 | Readed: 842

Foreign minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman who is on an official visit in Baku.  The foreign ministers noted successfully developing relations between the two countries in versatile fields. Noting economic development in......

Azerbaijani Premier meets Chairman of Verkhovna Rada

20.04.2012 | Readed: 863

On April 19th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met a Ukrainian delegation led by Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Lytvyn.  Rasizade praised political and economic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Ukraine. The Premier said the two countries enjoy historic......

Azerbaijani parliament`s speaker meets Ukrainian counterpart

20.04.2012 | Readed: 870

On April 19th Speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament, the Milli Majlis, Ogtay Asadov met chairman of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, Vladimir Litvin.  Asadov said friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Ukraine had deep roots. He expressed confidence that Litvin`s current visit would......

Azerbaijani FM vows further assistance to ISAF operations

20.04.2012 | Readed: 908

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov reiterated Azerbaijan`s support of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operations, adding the country will continue assistance. "Azerbaijan intends to continue to contribute to ISAF operations by sending troops, allowing to use its territory......

Chairman of Verkhovna Rada arrives in Azerbaijan for official visit

19.04.2012 | Readed: 894

On April 18th chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, Volodymyr Lytvyn arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, the Chairman was welcomed by First Vice-Speaker of the Milli Majlis Ziyafat Asgarov and other officials.......

Baku hosts conference on importance of NATO Chicago Summit

14.04.2012 | Readed: 942

On April 13th a conference on "The importance of NATO Chicago Summit: new opportunities for the Euro-Atlantic Partnership" was held here. The conference was co-organized by the Embassy of Romania in Azerbaijan, in its capacity as NATO Contact Point Embassy in cooperation with NATO......

Nagorno-Karabakh dispute discussed in New York

14.04.2012 | Readed: 884

Permanent representatives of the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development held a briefing on the 35th item of the 66th session agenda of UN General Assembly on the theme of the "Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area (Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova) and their implications......

Group of experts on division of Caspian sea bed between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan meet in Baku

12.04.2012 | Readed: 830

On April 11th a meeting of group of experts on division of the Caspian sea bed between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan was held at Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry. The meeting was attended by delegations led by Azerbaijani deputy foreign minister Khalaf Khalafov and chairman of the State......

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry denounces so-called presidential elections in Georgia`s Tskhinvali region, South Ossetia

11.04.2012 | Readed: 863

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry has issued a statement denouncing the conduct of so-called presidential elections in Georgia`s Tskhinvali region, South Ossetia. The statement says "Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry reiterates its firm support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of......

Chairwoman of Russia`s Federation Council arrives in Baku for official visit

10.04.2012 | Readed: 816

On April 8th Chairwoman of Russia`s Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Matviyenko was welcomed by chairman of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov and other officials. Matviyenko will have......

Azerbaijan`s Premier meets Chairwoman of Russia`s Federation Council

10.04.2012 | Readed: 905

On April 9th Azerbaijan`s Prime Minister Artur Rasizade met with the visiting Chairwoman of Russia`s Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko. During the conversation, Rasizade hailed Azerbaijan-Russia cooperation in political and economic fields, and stressed that relations between the two......


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