Azerbaijani official: Presidential election in Russia was transparent, democratic
The March 18 president election in Russia was transparent, democratic and conducted in line with the country’s laws, Ziyafat Asgarov, first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, coordinator of the observation mission of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, said while presenting a report at Russia’s Central Election Commission, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
15:24 19 March
CEC: 21 international, over 22,000 local observers registered for presidential election in Azerbaijan
So far, more than 22,000 local observers have been registered in connection with the presidential election to be held in Azerbaijan on April 11.
15:04 10 March
MFA: Appeals sent to int'l organizations for monitoring Azerbaijan presidential election
Appeals have been sent to international organizations, whom Azerbaijan is a member, to monitor the upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan, spokesman of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, Hikmat Hajiyev said on Feb.22.
11:50 22 February
Ziyad Sabsabi: "There are about 15 children who lost their parents in Iraq"
In Iraq there are about 15 children from Azerbaijan whose parents died in the war, member of the Federation Council of Russia, representative of the head of the Chechen Republic in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa Ziyad Sabsabi, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
06:06 22 February
Dozens of Russian, CIS citizens killed & injured in recent clashes in Syria – Foreign Ministry
Several dozen citizens of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States were injured in Syria during “a recent military clash,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said, APA reported citing RT News.
18:24 20 February
Sergey Lebedev to lead CIS observation mission in Azerbaijan presidential election - UPDATED
Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergey Lebedev will lead the organization’s observation mission in the upcoming presidential election in Azerbaijan, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
16:07 20 February
Azerbaijan imports most medicines from Europe – Health Ministry
Most pharmaceutical products are imported to Azerbaijan from Europe, Elmin Guliyev, head of the pharmaceutical control sector of the Analytical Expertise Center of the Health Ministry, said on Tuesday, APA reported.
12:34 20 February
Azerbaijan’s foreign trade turnover in 2017 makes up $24B
Azerbaijani residents traded with physical and juridical persons of 187 countries in January-December 2017, 179 countries exported goods to Azerbaijan, 116 countries imported from Azerbaijan.
11:30 14 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
Ogtay Asadov: If relations all over the world were same as Russia-Azerbaijan relations, there would be no problems
"I would like to remind you of a statement which President Ilham Aliyev made in one of his official trips to the Russian Federation: If relations between countries all over the world were the same as between Azerbaijan and Russia, there would be no problems in the world. I believe that these words indicate the course of Azerbaijani-Russian relations,” Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov said at an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Russia-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations in the State Duma, APA’s Moscow correspondent reported.
17:21 07 February
Russia’s ruling party: Russia, Azerbaijan strategic partners within CIS
Russia and Azerbaijan are strategic partners within the CIS and successfully cooperation within international organizations, said Vyacheslav Nikonov, head of the ruling United Russia party.
17:09 07 February
Foreign companies auditing banks in Azerbaijan’s occupied territories warned
According to the Chamber, Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FIMSA) applied to the Chamber of Auditors of Azerbaijan Republic about provision of audit services by GRANT Thornton CJSC Armenia" and "KPMG Armenia CJSC" to several Armenian banks (Artsakhbank, Ardshininvestbank and etc.) operating in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, including Nagorno Karabakh.
17:17 06 February
Moody's: Outlook for Azerbaijan sovereigns is stable
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") says that the outlook for sovereign creditworthiness in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in 2018 is stable overall, in view of the healthy economic growth and stable oil prices seen after the region-wide economic shock of 2014-16.
14:41 30 January
President: "There is no problem with the development of the country's economy"
"There is no problem with the development of the country's economy. Our financial situation is very stable and positive. International organizations highly appreciate reforms in Azerbaijan," President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the conference dedicated to results of fourth year implementation of the State Program on socio-economic development of regions in 2014-2018, APA reports.
01:47 30 January
Nearly 2.7 million tourists visit Azerbaijan in 2017
In 2017, 2,696,700 tourists travelled to Azerbaijan, up 19.9% from same period of 2016, APA reports quoting Ministry of Culture and Tourism reported.
16:55 29 January
Putin says some CIS countries could become Eurasian Economic Union observers
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for expansion of cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and other countries and integrations, APA reported citing TASS.
14:04 18 January
Criteria for ‘Index of Sympathy for Americans’: Numbers of Muslims, refugees and IS militants - ANALYSIS
Last week the U.S. Department of State updated travel advisories for American tourists. The document titled "Index of Sympathy for Americans" divides world nations into four groups in order of travel safety.
16:37 15 January
Azerbaijani president announces 2017 economic indicators
The Davos Economic Forum ranked Azerbaijan 35th in terms of its competitiveness in 2017, and Azerbaijan retains its leadership in the CIS area in this regard, said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
17:46 10 January
Vakhtang Kikabidze's concert was held at the "Veselo" festival in Gabala
The XII International Veselo Humour and Music Festival continues in Gabala, APA reports.
04:32 10 January
Gazprom increases gas production by 12.4%
Russia’s gas giant Gazprom boosted production by 12.4% to 472 billion cubic meters (bcm) and exports to Europe by 8.1% to 193.6 bcm in 2017, the company’s CEO Alexei Miller told reporters on Wednesday, TASS reported.
14:58 04 January