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Trilateral meeting of Azerbaijani, Turkish and Iranian FMs culminates with adoption of Nakhchivan Statement

08.03.2012 | Readed: 631

On March 7th a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers Elmar Mammadyarov of Azerbaijan, Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey and Ali Akbar Salehi of Iran ended with the adoption of the Nakhchivan Statement. Azerbaijan`s FM Elmar Mammadyarov expressed assurance the meeting would lay foundation......

Azerbaijan`s FM meets Iranian counterpart (07.03.2012)

08.03.2012 | Readed: 636

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday met with Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Nakhchivan.  The sides emphasized importance of regular meetings between Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran, discussed issues of mutual......

Azerbaijani, Turkish Foreign Ministers meet in Nakhchivan (07.03.2012)

08.03.2012 | Readed: 594

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday in Azerbaijan's exclave Nakhchivan, according to press service of the Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry.  Mammadyarov expressed satisfaction with relations between two sister......

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs make joint statement (06.03.2012)

07.03.2012 | Readed: 600

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Ambassadors Robert Bradtke of the United States, Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, and Jacques Faure of France and Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office released a statement as a result of their visit to......

Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan meets President of Belgian Senate

07.03.2012 | Readed: 661

Visiting Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov has met with President of the Belgian Senate Sabine de Bethune.  During the meeting, Sabine de Bethune underlined steady development of bilateral relations. She......

Czechia hosts meeting of GUAM Foreign Ministerial Council

06.03.2012 | Readed: 580

A meeting of GUAM Foreign Ministerial Council under the chairmanship of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has been held in Czechia.  The participants reviewed "The Chairmanship Program of the Republic of Azerbaijan". The National Coordination Committee was instructed......

Azerbaijan, Malaysia discuss development of bilateral ties (03.03.2012)

04.03.2012 | Readed: 595

On March 3rd Head of the Azerbaijani President`s Administration, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev and other state and government officials had a meeting with visiting former Malaysian Premier Mahathir Mohamad.  They exchanged views on development of bilateral relations as well as the work to be......

Azerbaijan, Argentina: development of relations serves mutual interests

03.03.2012 | Readed: 587

On March 2nd Premier of the Republic of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met with the visiting foreign minister of Argentina Hector Timerman.  Premier Rasizade noted the intensified relations between Azerbaijan and Argentina, saying the opening of Argentina's embassy would promote speedy......

Azeri ambassador presents copy of credentials to Tajik FM

03.03.2012 | Readed: 610

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: 590

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: 579

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: 656

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: 613

"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: 614

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: 660

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: 634

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: 604

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: 609

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: 580

"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: 610

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: 634

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: 665

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: 646

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: 639

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: 619

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: 680

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: 637

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: 553

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: 545

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: 589

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: 984

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: 617

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: 603

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: 609

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: 591

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: 566

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: 615

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: 596

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: 634

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: 634

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: 581

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: 552

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......


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