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OSCE Special Representative on South Caucasus meets members of Azerbaijani community of Nagorno Karabakh

28.01.2012 | Readed: 741

Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus, Ambassador Padraig Murphy met with the members of the "Azerbaijani Community of Nagorno Karabakh" Public Association.  Special Representative was informed on the situation caused by the conflict, the......

British Premier: Nagorno-Karabakh problem should be solved based on agreed principles

27.01.2012 | Readed: 528

British Premier David Cameron has said the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be solved on the basis of agreed principles.  Cameron responded to questions from Armenian MPs following his speech at a session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. He......

Sidar Global Advisors: France may not be regarded as an impartial mediator, due to the recent French Senate vote

27.01.2012 | Readed: 570

Sidar Global Advisors (SGA) group stated that France may not be regarded as an impartial mediator, due to the recent French Senate vote. The Washington, DC-based Sidar Global Advisors (SGA) analytical group mentions in its next special research that France may not be regarded as an......

Azerbaijan welcomes Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Ambassador Agshin Mehdiyev

26.01.2012 | Readed: 560

Azerbaijan welcomes Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and hopes for fair and continuous settlement of the problem, said permanent representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev in the UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday. The Ambassador pointed out that unlike forces who raise......

Russia and Turkey keen in quick settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict

26.01.2012 | Readed: 525

Russia and Turkey are interested in quick settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, reported AzerTAc, quoting the joint statement by ministers Sergey Lavrov and Ahmed Davutoglu placed at official website of the Foreign Ministry of Russia, as saying.  The document states that in the......

Konrad Adenauer Foundation and New Azerbaijan Party discuss prospects for cooperation

26.01.2012 | Readed: 569

Deputy Chairman, Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Ali Ahmadov has today met head of the South Caucasus Political Dialogue project of German Konrad Adenauer Foundation Canan Atilgan. The meeting focused on current state of and prospects for cooperation between the......

Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry issues statement on French Senate`s bill criminalizing denial of so-called Armenian genocide

25.01.2012 | Readed: 560

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan has issued a statement on the bill adopted by the French Senate criminalizing denial of the so-called Armenian genocide.  The statement says the Republic of Azerbaijan expresses deep sorrow for the adoption of the bill "Considering the......

PACE rejects Armenian delegation`s appeal

25.01.2012 | Readed: 539

Head of Armenian delegation to PACE David Harutyunyan appealed to the new chairman of the organization Jean-Claude Mignon, asking to dissolve the PACE subcommittee on Nagorno-Karabakh. PACE Bureau rejected the appeal and considered it expedient that subcommittee should continue to......

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev reaffirms his delegation's commitment to international order based on rule of law

21.01.2012 | Readed: 623

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev reaffirmed his delegation's commitment to an international order based on the rule of law and international law at the UN Security Council meeting.  Addressing the debate on the Rule of Law, Mehdiyev said: "While more......

L.A. Times: French Senate should reject the bill

21.01.2012 | Readed: 659

In an article published on January 19, the Los Angeles Times has said that the "French Senate should reject a bill criminalizing the denial of Armenian allegations pertaining to the incidents of 1915". Titled "Speech crimes and France" and written by Timothy Garton Ash, a senior fellow......

Moldovan Prime minister ends his visit to Azerbaijan

20.01.2012 | Readed: 546

On January 19th Moldovan Prime minister Vladimir Filat ended his visit to Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Moldovan PM at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. Moldovan Prime minister Vladimir Filat was seen......

Last year saw great progress in US-Azerbaijan relations, Eric Rubin

20.01.2012 | Readed: 506

The great progress has been made in development of US-Azerbaijan relations last year and these ties will boost this year as well, said US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin in the press conference connected with his two-day Azerbaijan......

Azerbaijani Premier meets deputy chairman of Georgian parliament

20.01.2012 | Readed: 521

On January 19th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met deputy chairman of the Georgian parliament, chief of the Georgia-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group Fridon Todua.  They praised the level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Georgia. The sides noted......

Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis meets Moldovan Premier

19.01.2012 | Readed: 521

On January 18th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov met Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat. Asadov praised the level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Moldova. He underlined the role of two countries` presidents in development of bilateral ties. The Speaker pointed......

Azerbaijan, U.S. discuss cooperation

19.01.2012 | Readed: 556

On January 18th Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin to discuss how to boost cooperation between the two countries.  Mammadyarov praised the level of Azerbaijan-U.S. relationship. He......

Moldovan Premier embarks on official Azerbaijan visit

18.01.2012 | Readed: 558

On January 17th Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. A guard of honor was lined up for the Moldovan PM at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. Prime Minister Vladimir Filat was......

UN GA to discuss draft resolutions on situation in occupied territories of Azerbaijan and protracted conflicts in GUAM region

18.01.2012 | Readed: 721

The draft resolutions on "situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan" and "protracted conflicts in GUAM region" are expected to be discussed in the 66th session of the UN General Assembly next month. The documents were submitted for consideration by Azerbaijan and......

Azerbaijan, Iraq mull interparliamentary ties

18.01.2012 | Readed: 516

On January 17th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met visiting Iraqi delegation led by chief of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations Humam Hamoody. Asadov pointed out Azerbaijan is interested in dynamic development of bilateral relations and such visits would......

French Senate`s European Democrat and Social Rally to vote against bill on "Armenian genocide"

15.01.2012 | Readed: 556

According to Agence France-Presse, European Democrat and Social Rally (RDSE) of the French Parliament will vote against a bill of the Lower Chamber of the French parliament on criminalizing denial of the so-called Armenian genocide. Sixteen senators representing the Rally have an opinion......

Azerbaijani FM addresses Security Council debate on cooperation between UN and regional organizations

14.01.2012 | Readed: 548

Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has made remarks at a debate on cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations at the Security Council. Mammadyarov said "Over the last decade, the role of the African Union and sub-regional organizations has increased......

Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Speaker meets Sout Korean counterpart

14.01.2012 | Readed: 583

On January 13th Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov met visiting Speaker of the Republic of Korea`s National Assembly Park Hee-tae.  Asadov praised the current level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Korea. He said Park Hee-tae`s visit to Azerbaijan would contribute to......

Bill on Khojaly genocide to be submitted to Turkish National Assembly

14.01.2012 | Readed: 577

A bill on recognition of the Khojaly genocide will be submitted to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) on the eve of anniversary of this massacre, one of the greave crimes of XX century, Sinan Dogan, member of Turkish Parliament from Igdir Province, told a new conference here. Along......

Caucasian quadrature

13.01.2012 | Readed: 493

"A peace in the Southern Caucasus is linked with resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict. But prospects of compromise between Armenia and Azerbaijan seem very remote," says the article "Caucasian quardature" published in the Polska Zbrojna newspaper by Yatsek Pototsky, the former consul......

Azeri FM: "We must continue to approach conflict situation in Somalia with care and sensitivity"

13.01.2012 | Readed: 485

"We must continue to approach the conflict situation in Somalia with care and sensitivity on the basis of a comprehensive strategy aimed at and addressing the political, humanitarian and security problems in Somalia through the collaborative efforts of all states," said Azerbaijan`s Foreign......

Bulgarian parliament rejects to recognize so-called Armenian genocide

12.01.2012 | Readed: 508

The Bulgarian parliament has refused by the majority of votes a draft bill on recognition of so-called Armenian genocide. According to the Anatoly Agency, the initiative presented by racist and extreme nationalist party ATAKA was included in the agenda of the first session of the......

European Court of Human Rights recognizes territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

11.01.2012 | Readed: 536

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights rejected two appeals against Azerbaijan on Monday.  According to representative of Azerbaijan to the European Court of Human Rights Chingiz Asgarov, Armenian resident of the Azerbaijani Gulustan village occupied by Armenia claimed......

Azeri FM to attend UN Security Council events

11.01.2012 | Readed: 573

Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has left for New York to attend events to be held as part of UN Security Council. The Minister will attend and speak at the Security Council's briefing on Wednesday chaired by Foreign Minister of the Republic of South Africa and debate......

Azeri vice-premier meets Finnish MPs

10.01.2012 | Readed: 462

On January 9th Azerbaijan`s vice-premier, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Ali Hasanov met a Finnish parliamentary delegation. Hasanov highlighted the causes and consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts. He said......

Milli Majlis First Vice-Speaker meets Finnish MPs

10.01.2012 | Readed: 512

On January 9th First Vice-Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Ziyafat Asgarov met members of the Finnish parliament.  Asgarov briefed the parliamentarians on the history, activity, structure and international relations of Milli Majlis. Asgarov said great opportunities exist for......

Azerbaijani envoy sends letter to UN Secretary General

08.01.2012 | Readed: 558

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the UN Agshin Mehdiyev has submitted a letter to the organization`s Secretary-General and the Security Council. The letter says during the months of October and November, 102 cases of violations of the ceasefire by the military forces of Armenia......

Four international organizations to discuss resolution of frozen conflicts

06.01.2012 | Readed: 523

Baku will host international conference with participation of representatives from GUAM PA, Baltic Assembly, Benelux Parliament and Vychegda Summit. The aim of the event is to boost cooperation among the four structures and discuss resolution of the frozen conflicts. Chief of......

Azerbaijani Premier meets Vincentian counterpart

30.12.2011 | Readed: 512

On December 29th Azerbaijan`s PM Artur Rasizade met Premier of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves. The Azerbaijani Premier expressed confidence Ralph Gonsalves`s visit to Azerbaijan would give a new impetus to development of relations between the two countries. Rasizade......

European Azerbaijanis Congress appeals to French President

27.12.2011 | Readed: 514

The Congress of European Azerbaijanis has appealed to the President of France Nicolas Sarkozy. The statement says that the bill of the Lower Chamber of the French parliament on criminalizing denial of the so-called "Armenian genocide" violates right to freedom of speech and expression.......

Azerbaijani Parliament`s Speaker meets Iraqi FM

25.12.2011 | Readed: 498

On December 24th Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov met Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. Asadov said friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Iraq had historic roots. “I am sure that your visit will give impetus to development of relationship.” Asadov......

Azerbaijani Premier meets Iraq`s Foreign Minister

24.12.2011 | Readed: 530

Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met with the Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. Rasizade said Iraq is ‘friendly country' for Azerbaijan, and stressed his country is ready to support Iraq in the new stage of its development. Azerbaijani Premier expressed confidence......

Azerbaijani Diaspora in Germany condemns acceptance by the French Senate of the antidemocratic bill

24.12.2011 | Readed: 519

In connection with acceptance of the antidemocratic bill by the Senate of France about criminal punishment for negation of the so-called "genocide of Armenians" the Coordination Center of Azerbaijanis in Germany (CCAG) has made a statement.  The Azerbaijani Diaspora in Germany considers......

"French National Assembly`s decision is unacceptable for us"

24.12.2011 | Readed: 537

"The decision of the French National Assembly is unacceptable for us. If they express position on events occurred hundred years ago, they also should express position on the Khojaly genocide, turning of one million of Azerbaijanis into refugees and IDPs", said Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister......

Azerbaijani PM meets Montenegrin former President

23.12.2011 | Readed: 604

Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade has today met visiting former Montenegrin President and Premier, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro Milo Dukanovic. Rasizade stressed the importance of reciprocal visits for development of bilateral relations between the......

Congress of Mexico adopts decision consisting of points of agreement in connection with the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

23.12.2011 | Readed: 589

The Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of Mexico adopted a decision consisting of points of the agreement in connection with the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.  The adopted decision gives detailed information on the history of conflict, underlining that 20 percent of the......

French official visits Azerbaijan parliament

22.12.2011 | Readed: 471

On December 21st  Chairman of Azerbaijan parliament Ogtay Asadov met the Mayor of the 7th District of Paris, member of the European Parliament Rachida Dati. Mr. Asadov said such visits play an important role in developing relations among Azerbaijan, EU and the European Parliament.......

Azerbaijani top diplomat meets vice-president of Czech Parliament`s Chamber of Deputies

22.12.2011 | Readed: 555

On December 21st Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament, Lubomír Zaorálek. Mammadyarov said Azerbaijan attaches great importance to development of relationship with Czechia. They discussed......

UN official Andrei Abramov: Civil society develops dynamically in Azerbaijan

15.12.2011 | Readed: 615

Chief of the NGO branch of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Andrei Abramov, who was in Azerbaijan last month, has sent a letter to Chairman of the International Eurasia Press Fund, Umud Rahimoglu. In the letter Abramov praises the meetings he held during the visit......


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