Committee chairman: Nationalization of surnames hotly debated issue in Azerbaijan
Nationalization of surnames is a hotly debated issue in Azerbaijan, Ali Huseynli, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on legal policy and state building said at the Azerbaijani Parliament’s session on Feb. 23, APA reports.
14:54 23 February
Azerbaijani MP: Application of law on humanization of punishments can be assessed as an amnesty
The application of the law on humanization of punishments, which was signed by the president of Azerbaijan in 2017, can be assessed as an amnesty, Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on legal policy and state building Ali Huseynli said at a plenary session of the parliament on Friday, APA reports.
14:44 23 February
Azerbaijan calls Dutch parliament’s decision ‘biased’
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry considers the decision of the House of Representatives of the Dutch Parliament on the so-called Armenian genocide tendentious and biased, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA.
13:18 23 February
Large-scale pardoning expected in Azerbaijan – parl’t speaker
A large-scale pardoning is expected in Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani Parliament’s Speaker Ogtay Asadov at a plenary session on Feb. 23, APA reports.
12:55 23 February
European Parliament preparing statement on Khojaly genocide
The European Parliament is preparing a statement on the Khojaly genocide, Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker said at a plenary session on Friday, APA reports.
12:45 23 February
Next plenary session of Azerbaijani parliament begins
The next plenary session of the Azerbaijani Parliament has kicked off.
12:19 23 February
Baku reacts to Armenian foreign minister’s statement
Armenia’s foreign minister in his statement was engaged in distortion of real facts of Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the norms and principles of international law, as well as Helsinki Final Act and put forward absurd allegations against Azerbaijan, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA.
14:27 22 February
Parl’t vice-speaker: Numerous int’l observers to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) has sent invitations to all parliamentary elections to observe the upcoming presidential election in the country, Parliament First Vice-Speaker Ziyafat Asgarov told APA’s Moscow correspondent.
17:31 20 February
Deputy Minister: Debts on mandatory state social insurance as of January 1, 2018 exceed AZN 364M
Labour and Social Policy Committee of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) has today held a joint meeting with the Legal Policies and State Structuring Committee.
12:28 20 February
Mandatory state social insurance amnesty expected in Azerbaijan - EXCLUSIVE
Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev offered to write off debts which have incurred as of January 1, 2006 and have not been paid up to April 1, 2018, as well as financial sanctions as of January 1, 2015 in the field of mandatory state social insurance.
10:41 20 February
Azerbaijani parliament to discuss bill on state fingerprinting and genome registration
A new bill on state fingerprinting and genome registration in Azerbaijan was tabled at today’s meeting of the parliament’s Committee on legal policy and state building, APA reports.
14:10 19 February
Azerbaijani government’s annual report expected to be tabled in parliament in mid-March
The report on the activities of Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers for 2017 is expected to be discussed in the parliament on March 16, APA reports.
14:06 19 February
Azerbaijan’s ex-military official does not rule out ‘Armenian involvement’ in assassination attempt on Israeli defense minister
Armenian involvement in the recent assassination attempt on Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is not to be ruled out, said Azerbaijan’s former deputy defense minister, retired Lieutenant-General Chingiz Mammadov, APA reports.
12:18 19 February
Chairman of the State Committee for City Building and Architecture of Azerbaijan dies
Chairman of the State Committee for City Building and Architecture of Azerbaijan Abbas Alasgarov has died
11:21 19 February
Azerbaijani President: "The Southern Gas Corridor is a main element of the strategy that helps us to diversify our economy" - UPDATED
The Southern Gas Corridor project is one of the key elements of Azerbaijan's energy strategy, which is very successful and is helping Azerbaijan to diversify its economy, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said at the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council in Baku, APA reports.
21:58 15 February
Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office publicizes statistics of complaints about referendums and elections held since 2002
The duties of prosecuting authorities in the presidential elections in Azerbaijan are primarily related to the consideration of complaints and appeals, and there were no appeals to prosecuting authorities regarding violations of the rights of voters during the referendums in 2002 and 2009, said First Deputy Prosecutor General Rustam Usubov.
14:10 15 February
Agenda for Azerbaijani parliament’s plenary session announced
The agenda for Azerbaijani parliament’s plenary session scheduled for February 23, was announced on Thursday, APA reports.
10:25 15 February
CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly to observe presidential election in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov has sent an invitation to Valentina Matviyenko, Chairwoman of the Council of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (IPA), to observe the upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan, APA reported.
11:06 13 February
Friends of Azerbaijan Group established in European Parliament
A delegation of the Azerbaijani Parliament to the EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) is on a visit to the European Parliament (EP), APA reported.
10:46 09 February
The European Azerbaijanis presented appeal in the Parliament of Finland in connection with Khojaly
Leaders of Azerbaijani diaspora organizations in Europe in the capital of Finland Helsinki launched various events and meetings with local officials, APA reports.
22:20 08 February