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Azeri ambassador presents copy of credentials to Tajik FM

03.03.2012 | Readed: 585

Azerbaijan`s incoming ambassador to Tajikistan Abbasali Hasanov presented a copy of his credentials to the country`s minister of foreign affairs Hamrokhon Zarifi. During the meeting they discussed ways of expanding the Azerbaijan-Tajikistan relations, in particular trade and economic......

Azerbaijani Interior Minister meets chairman of Pakistan`s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee

02.03.2012 | Readed: 575

On March 1st Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met visiting the Pakistani delegation led by the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. Usubov said friendly relations between the two countries have historical roots. The......

20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-US diplomatic relations celebrated in Washington

02.03.2012 | Readed: 555

US Department of State celebrated the 20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-US diplomatic relations here. The event organized jointly with Azerbaijan`s Embassy was attended by the US state officials, businessmen, heads of US`s authoritative think-tanks, representatives of dip corps......

Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss prospects for development of relations

02.03.2012 | Readed: 640

On March 1st Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the chairman of Pakistan`s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. During the meeting, Shameem Wynne spoke of Pakistan`s social and political situation, adding his country plays a strategically important......

"Strong, independent, prosperous and democratic Azerbaijan will always be friend and partner for the US"

02.03.2012 | Readed: 594

"A strong, independent, prosperous and democratic Azerbaijan will always be a friend and a partner for the United States," Philip Gordon, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State on European and Eurasian Affairs said while speaking on the 20th anniversary of the U.S.-Azerbaijan bilateral relations in......

New member joins congressional Azerbaijan caucus

02.03.2012 | Readed: 596

According to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Washington, Guam district representative Madlen Bordallo has joined the Azerbaijani caucus in the US Congress. Democrat Madlen Bordallo was elected to the Congress in 2002. She is also member of the House Committee on Armed Services and the......

Azerbaijan PM meets Pakistani delegation (29.02.2012)

01.03.2012 | Readed: 635

Azerbaijan's Prime Minister Artur Rasizade on Wednesday met with the Pakistani delegation led by the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. Rasizade said Azerbaijan is interested in boosting cooperation with Pakistan in various fields. The Prime Minister......

Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker meets Deputy Chairman of Pakistan`s Senate

01.03.2012 | Readed: 611

On February 29th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met Pakistan`s parliamentary delegation led by the deputy chairman of Pakistan`s Senate Mir Jan Jamali.  During the meeting, Asadov pointed out existence of high level relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan. He said......

Azerbaijani FM meets Deputy Chairman of Pakistan`s Senate (29.02.2012)

01.03.2012 | Readed: 584

On February 29th Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met a Pakistani delegation led by deputy chairman of the country`s Senate Mir Jan Jamali. During the meeting, they praised Azerbaijan-Pakistan relations. They underlined the two countries enjoy mutual support in......

French Constitutional Council abolishes law on criminalization of denial of so-called "Armenian genocide"

29.02.2012 | Readed: 589

The French Constitutional Council has abolished the law on criminalization of denial of so-called \"Armenian genocide\".
The Constitutional Council abolished the law on the grounds that it contradicts the French Constitution.

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Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict is very difficult and it is necessary to resolve, Catherine Ashton

28.02.2012 | Readed: 561

"The European Union wants to play strong role for supporting Azerbaijan and Armenia on regulation of the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict. This conflict is very difficult and necessarily be resolved, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy......

YAP Deputy Chairman meets Pakistani ambassador (27.02.2012)

28.02.2012 | Readed: 593

On February 27 Deputy Chairman, Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Ali Ahmadov met with Pakistani ambassador to the country Inayatullah Kakar. During the meeting, they discussed current state of and prospects for developing friendly and cooperative relations between......

French Senate discusses Khojaly genocide

26.02.2012 | Readed: 610

Discussions on the Khojaly genocide have been held at the French Senate as Azerbaijan marks the 20th anniversary of the bloody massacre. Deputy chairwoman of France-Caucasus friendship group, Senator Nathalie Goulet, made a speech at a Senate session as part of the "questions to the......

Azerbaijan`s permanent representative to UN sends letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on 20th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

26.02.2012 | Readed: 641

Permanent representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Agshin Mehdiyev has sent a letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the 20th anniversary of Khojaly genocide.  The letter says: "The most serious crimes of concern to the international community, such as war crimes, crimes......

"Latvia supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within territorial integrity of Azerbaijan"

25.02.2012 | Readed: 629

Latvia supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, said visiting Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics in the joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov. The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister pointed out......

German Bundestag adopts new document on Khojaly genocide and Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

25.02.2012 | Readed: 627

Petitions Committee of the German Bundestag has adopted a document on the Khojaly genocide and Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Press service of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the document was adopted according to the petition, presented to the German Bundestag......

Azerbaijani, Turkish ministers of internal affairs discuss cooperation (23.02.2012)

24.02.2012 | Readed: 604

On February 23rd Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met Turkish counterpart Idris Naim Sahin. Usubov said Turkey was the first country which recognized Azerbaijan`s independence. He said development of relations between the two countries is......

Turkey-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group makes statement on Khojaly genocide

24.02.2012 | Readed: 658

The Turkey-Azerbaijan Interparliamentary Friendship group made a statement on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Khojaly Genocide. The chairman of the group Necdet Unuvar said the Khojaly massacre was planned and those, who committed this vandalism, have not been yet punished. ......

USA to host Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi business forum and friendship meeting

23.02.2012 | Readed: 604

A "Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi business forum" and "Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi friendship meeting" will be held in Mississippi State, USA. Azerbaijani MPs Sevinj Fataliyeva and Asim Mollazade will attend the events. The meetings will focus on a range of issues,......

Azerbaijani FM to be leading speaker at G20 ministerial session

21.02.2012 | Readed: 537

Elmar Mammadyarov will hold the second G20 ministerial session as a leading speaker.  As earlier reported, the session is to be held in Mexico on Monday, press service of the Foreign Ministry said. Mammadyarov will be the leading speaker at the second sitting ‘Addressing current......

German MPs issue paper on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

15.02.2012 | Readed: 530

Foreign policy working group of Germany's CDU/CSU Bundestagsfraktion has issued a position paper on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the European Azerbaijan Society reports.  The position paper is entitled "20 years of conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh: a new impulse for a peaceful conflict......

Bryza says Turkey`s position right on so-called Armenian genocide

12.02.2012 | Readed: 574

Turkey is right on the so-called Armenian genocide, former U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan Matthew Bryza said in an interview with Turkish Hurriyet Daily newspaper. "It's not the business of politicians in any country to characterize events as genocide or not as genocide," Bryza......

Experts begin to translate documents found in Vatican`s archive

10.02.2012 | Readed: 950

Experts have begun to translate documents found in Vatican's archive, director of Information and Translation Department of the Institute of Manuscripts of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Farid Alakbarli said.  Experts first started to translate the documents in Latin......

Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker meets Albanian Premier (09.02.2012)

10.02.2012 | Readed: 602

On February 9th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha. Asadov pointed out that Azerbaijan puts great importance to boosting ties with Albania. He said high-level meetings contribute to deepening bilateral relations. Asadov expressed......

Azerbaijani Premier meets Chief of General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces

09.02.2012 | Readed: 578

On February 8th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met the Turkish delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Necdet Ozel. During the conversation Rasizade pointed out relations between the two countries develop steadily. He expressed assurance such visits......

Azerbaijan and Turkey have legal basis to boost cooperation

09.02.2012 | Readed: 592

Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey after signing of an agreement on strategic partnership and mutual assistance increased even more. Cooperation between the two countries is developing in all spheres. The statement was made by the speaker of the Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov during a......

Bill on recognition of the Khojaly massacre as genocide presented to Turkish Parliament

09.02.2012 | Readed: 575

Member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) Sinan Ogan has presented the bill on recognition of the Khojaly massacre as genocide to the Turkish Parliament.  The bill substantiates necessity of recognition of the massacre the Armenians committed in Azerbaijani city of Khojlay,......

Azerbaijan, Turkey enjoy high level relations (08.02.2012)

09.02.2012 | Readed: 541

Azerbaijan`s Interior Minister, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met with Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Necdet Ozel on Wednesday. Ramil Usubov highlighted the development of current strategic partnership between the Internal Troops of the Azerbaijan Ministry of......

Azerbaijan, EU discuss prospects for developing cooperation

08.02.2012 | Readed: 601

Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met the European Union`s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Philippe Lefort to explore prospects for developing the cooperation between the country and the organization. The......

Israeli top diplomat opposes recognition of "Armenian genocide"

07.02.2012 | Readed: 571

Israeli minister of foreign affairs Avigdor Liberman opposed recognition of so-called "Armenian genocide," AzerTAc said citing "IzRus" information portal. The minister stressed hardships that Jews suffered during the World War II are incomparable with any people`s tragedy. He......

Azerbaijan, France discuss bilateral relations

07.02.2012 | Readed: 613

Chairman of the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijan Parliament) Ogtay Asadov met with visiting member of French Senate Nathalie Goulet. Asadov praised high level political, economic and cultural relations between Azerbaijan and France, adding "the trade between the two countries was $4.4 billion for......

Pro-Armenian bill is unacceptable for France both diplomatically and legally, Senator

05.02.2012 | Readed: 610

French Senator Nathalie Goulet has said the Senate`s bill criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide is unacceptable for France from both diplomatic and legal points of view. "France is a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group which mediates in the Armenia-Azerbaijan......

Lithuania eager to boost relations with Azerbaijan

04.02.2012 | Readed: 566

Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov on February 2 arrived in Lithuania's capital Vilnius.  During the visit, Khalafov met with Lithuanian Foreign Minister and co-chair of the intergovernmental joint commission Audronius Azubalis, Adviser to the PM on Foreign Policy......

Pakistani Senate`s Foreign Relations Committee approves Khojaly genocide

02.02.2012 | Readed: 537

The Pakistani Foreign Relations Committee of Senate met on February 1 to discuss "Pakistan`s relations with Azerbaijan". The Committee unanimously passed a resolution which is as follows: The Foreign Relations Committee condemns the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia and......

"Azerbaijan is interested in boosting ties with Council of Europe and its bodies"

02.02.2012 | Readed: 576

Azerbaijan is interested in boosting ties with the Council of Europe and its bodies, said Deputy Executive Secretary of New Azerbaijan Party, MP Mubariz Gurbanli in the meeting with the visiting co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee on Azerbaijan Pedro Agramunt and Joseph Debono......

Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan to cooperate in youth policy

02.02.2012 | Readed: 596

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov met with the visiting delegation led by Youth, Employment and Labor Minister Aliasbek Alymkulov of Kyrgyzstan. The sides have signed a youth policy cooperation agreement. The agreement was signed by the Ministers. Rahimov......

"Parliament of France has nothing to do with evaluation of history", Vice-Speaker of French Senate

02.02.2012 | Readed: 599

As earlier reported, the members of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Youth Union sent appeals to the French Parliament and every senator. Deputy Chairman of the French Senate Jean-Claude Carle responded to letter of the Youth Union, YAP press service said.  In his letter, Jean Claude Carle......

YAP Deputy chairman-executive secretary: Armenia must recognize rights of expelled Azerbaijanis

02.02.2012 | Readed: 598

Deputy chairman-executive secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Ali Ahmadov has said Armenia must recognize the rights of expelled Azerbaijanis. He spoke to an opening meeting of the Milli Majlis` spring session. "This year marks the 65th anniversary of massive expulsion of......

PACE criticizes French Senate`s bill on so-called Armenian genocide

31.01.2012 | Readed: 538

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) says about inadmissibility of use of history as an instrument of political fight. Thus, the PACE responded to the bill of the French Senate on criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide. The MP of the Turkish......

20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-Turkey diplomatic ties marked in Baku

31.01.2012 | Readed: 630

On January 30th an event to mark the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey was held in the Turkish Embassy. The event brought together MPs, historians, Turkish businessmen and others. Opening the event, Ambassador Hulusi Kilic spoke......

NATO International School of Azerbaijan holds its winter session

31.01.2012 | Readed: 595

The winter session of the NATO International School of Azerbaijan has today started here. The "Post- Arab Spring Middle East" titled session has brought together participants from over 20 NATO members, and 50 partner states. The session will discuss Middle East events, current......

Turkey supports withdrawal of France from OSCE Minsk Group

29.01.2012 | Readed: 591

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has stressed the need to discuss the chairmanship of France in the OSCE Minsk Group which was founded to settle Nagorno Karabakh conflict in 1992 and has Turkey as its member. Davutoglu told CNN Turk that it was time to discuss the withdrawal of......


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