Book dedicated to 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s independence presented in Baku
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The two-volume book “History of The Republic of Azerbaijan” published by the Institute of History of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence has been presented.
13:50 13 October
President Ilham Aliyev chairs meeting of Cabinet of Ministers
The head of state made an opening speech at the event.
12:08 07 October
Baku hosts conference of Journalists Association of OIC States
Baku. Ramiz Mikayilglu-APA. A conference of the Journalists Association of OIC Member States was held in Baku Oct. 3.
12:27 03 October
Azerbaijan was first to propose creation of OIC Journalists Association – top official
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Azerbaijan was the first to propose the creation of the Journalist Association of OIC Member States during the OIC summit in Tehran on 3 December 2014, said Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs Ali Hasanov.
11:58 03 October
Top Azerbaijani official: Single platform of OIC journalists needed
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Creation of a body, which will bring together journalists of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states and which will function as a single platform in the field of information, has been discussed at various levels for several years already, said Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs Ali Hasanov.
11:04 03 October
Azerbaijani deputy PM: Syrian Armenians being settled in Nagorno-Karabakh
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The latest wars, conflicts, and growing poverty around the world is bringing about mass migrations, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijan’s deputy PM, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs.
11:48 30 September
Ali Hasanov: New institute of management to ensure adequacy of presidential form of government to modern challenges
“Innovation now serves the idea of broadening the scope of economic reforms that have already been successfully implemented in the country. The formation of the new institute also clarifies the mechanism of execution of powers of the President of Azerbaijan, and state governance is insured against possible risks,” he said.
17:22 24 September
Top official: Michel Forst’s report on Azerbaijan is unreal, biased and ordered - INTERVIEW
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Interview with Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president's aide for public and political affairs
18:51 22 September
Top official: Issues of online media should appear in Azerbaijan’s Election Code
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Issues relating to the online media must be added to Azerbaijan’s Election Code, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijan’s presidential aide for public and political affairs.
12:44 31 August
Baku hosts seminar on media’s role in pre-referendum campaign
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Azerbaijan’s Presidential Administration, the Central Election Commission and the Press Council on Wednesday co-organized a seminar on the role and duties of media outlets in the process of pre-referendum campaign.
12:16 31 August
Court continues trial of former head of Azerbaijani Int’l Bank - UPDATED
Baku. Etibar Mammadov – APA. The Baku Court of Grave Crimes on Monday resumed the trial of the arrested former chairman of the International Bank of Azerbaijan Jahangir Hajiyev and seven more people connected with him.
17:46 29 August
Turkey unveils 3rd Bosphorus bridge - UPDATED
Baku-APA.An opening ceremony for the third bridge spanning Istanbul’s Bosphorus was held Friday, APA reports quoting to Anadolu Agency.
20:50 26 August
Prosecutor’s comments on launch of new criminal case against imprisoned ex-minister
Baku. Shahriyar Alizade – APA. Azerbaijan’s Garadagh district prosecutor Natig Abdullayev has made comments on the launch of a new criminal case against the country’s former health minister Ali Insanov, who is serving his sentence in the Penitentiary Service’s Prison 13.
17:23 25 August
APA Holding president: Anyone who kept cooperating with Gulenists after 2013 must be punished
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. “When I was the editor-in-chief of the “Xalq cəbhəsi” (Popular Front) newspaper in 2001, we published a series of researches by Vuqar Huseynov on Nur movement followers. At that time, Najib Hablemletoglu, who used to write against Nursism, had been murdered. We published eight articles. So both I and author Vuqar Huseynov as well as Gudrat Hasanguliyev, who was a friend of the newspaper, began facing pressures. After eight editions and insistence from the Turkish embassy, we stopped the writings. Because the official position of the friendly and fraternal country did matter to us,” said APA Holding President Vusala Mahirgizi, who is a member of the Press Council’s Board of Directors.
14:51 25 August
Azerbaijani state fighting hard against religious radicalism, says PA official
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The state of Azerbaijan is fighting hard against elements of religious radicalism, be it Wahhabism, radical Shiism, or the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), said Bahruz Hasanov, member of the Public and Political Affairs Department at the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration.
13:22 25 August
Car driven by Armenian citizen hits Azerbaijani man in Georgia
The incident took place on a highway crossing through the Yukhari Saral village of the predominantly Azerbaijani district of Marneuli, APA’s Georgia bureau reported.
14:37 06 August
Azerbaijani defense minister meets with Iranian ambassador
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. On August 5, Azerbaijan Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Azerbaijan, Mr. Mohsen Pak Ayeen.
16:01 05 August
Deputy prime minister: Though ICRC president promised regarding issue of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, there is no result
The State Committee for Refugees and IDPs told APA that the deputy prime minister highly appreciated the humanitarian programs carried out by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the persons expelled from their native lands as a result of the conflict. He emphasized that the Azerbaijani president has created all conditions for all international organizations in the country for functioning freely and transparently.
18:17 03 August
Top official: Local media outlets play important role in conveying Azerbaijan’s just cause to world community
Baku. Farid Mizayev – APA. An event has been held to award the winners of an individual writing competition organized by the State Fund for Support of Mass Media Development under Azerbaijani President on the occasion of the 141st anniversary of Azerbaijan’s National Press.
18:49 22 July
Azerbaijani president deeply concerned over events in Turkey
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev was deeply concerned over the developments in Turkey and strongly condemned the coup attempt in the country, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs.
12:12 16 July