Azerbaijan announces date of pre-referendum campaign
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. An agitation campaign in connection with the upcoming referendum on making amendments to Azerbaijan’s Constitution will begin 23 days before the day of voting – September 3, reads the time schedule approved by the Central Election Commission for preparations and holding the referendum.
11:40 28 July
Azerbaijan to hold referendum on constitutional amendments on Sept. 26
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on holding a referendum on amendments to the country’s Constitution on September 26, 2016.
16:22 26 July
Azerbaijani president signs order to reward athletes who will win medals at Summer Olympics
Baku - APA. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to grant awards to the Azerbaijani athletes who will win medals at the 31st Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well as their coaches.
18:33 18 July
Theresa May shakes-up government with new-look cabinet
Baku-APA. Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a nearly completely new look cabinet, in a major departure from predecessor David Cameron's top team, APA reports quoting BBC.
21:54 14 July
Turkey: File to seek Gulen's US extradition ready
Baku-APA. Prosecutors in Turkey’s capital Ankara have prepared a file for extraditing U.S.-based preacher Fetullah Gulen, who is accused of leading a terrorist organization, as well as trying to infiltrate and overthrow the elected government, sources said Wednesday, APA reportsquoting Anadolu Agency.
03:11 14 July
Azerbaijani president approves state program on improvement of real estate cadastre system, land use and its protection
Baku – APA-Economics. President Ilham Aliyev signed July 13 an order approving the “State Program for 2016-2020 on the improvement of the system of real estate cadastre, land use and its protection in the Republic of Azerbaijan”.
17:18 13 July
Preparatory groups to be open in secondary schools of Azerbaijan for the 5-year-olds
Baku. Ramiz Mikailoglu-APA. The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decree “On the issues of preparation of children for school”, APA reports.
04:34 13 July
President Ilham Aliyev: “ High activity has been observed in the negotiation process ” - UPDATED
Baku-APA. “In 2016, another Armenian provocation led to very serious consequences in the settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Armenia’s intentions are known. They try different ways to break the negotiations, and when they see that the pressure by the international mediators increase, they resort to another provocation. One of them was armed provocation, committed at the beginning of April. An armed attack was organized against our positions. But the Azerbaijani army has given a proper response to the enemy and, after counteroffensive operations, liberated part of the occupied territories, more precisely, 2 thousand hectares of land. Now we have full control in area larger several times,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socioeconomic development in first half of 2016 and objectives for the future.
23:29 11 July
President Ilham Aliyev: "Oil prices will not have importance for us"
Baku. APA-Economics. “We already live in a post-oil era,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socioeconomic development in first half of 2016 and objectives for the future.
21:57 11 July
President Aliyev: Global threats growing, economic crisis deepening
Baku – APA. "Global threat are growing, the economic crisis is deepening. All countries are suffering from this crisis in various ways," Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socio-economic development in the first half of 2016 and objectives for the future.
20:20 10 July
President Aliyev: Situation may change in case Armenia continues provocative acts
Baku – APA. An Armenian provocation was intercepted and about 2,000ha territory was liberated in April, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of the socio-economic development achieved in the first half of 2016 as well as the challenges lying ahead.
19:45 10 July
Russia to lift sanctions against Turkey ‘gradually’
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Restrictive sanctions against Turkey will be lifted gradually, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday, APA’s Moscow correspondent reported.
14:39 30 June
Israeli security cabinet approves Turkey reconciliation agreement
Baku – APA. The Israeli security cabinet approved the reconciliation agreement with Turkey by a vote of seven to three on Wednesday afternoon, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported.
18:37 29 June
Another deputy head appointed to Seaside Boulevard Department
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on appointment of Aghajan Ahmadov as deputy head of the Seaside Boulevard Department under the Cabinet of Ministers.
14:48 24 June
Deputy PM: Up to 100 buildings commissioned without MES opinion in Baku
He noted there were 300 such buildings in Baku 6-7 months ago: “This issue was discussed at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers and number of such buildings dropped to 100. Works are underway in this direction”.
15:54 23 June
Azerbaijani president issues decree on mortgage lending
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has issued a decree on several issues regarding mortgage lending.
18:49 22 June
Azerbaijani schools celebrate Day of Farewell Bell
In 2015-2016 academic year, as many as 110,222 students from the 9th form will finish the general education schools, 88,591 students from the 11th form and 856 from the 12th form.
00:01 14 June
Industrial district to be built in Azerbaijan's Masalli
APA reports manufacturing and processing plants of product on non-oil industry, as well as service enterprises will be established in the territory of industrial district.
18:56 13 June
New apartments given to 111 families who had small houses in Baku’s Sovetsky
The one-room apartments were given to families who had lived in small houses in the Sovetsky (which means Soviet) district in Baku as well as owners of non-residential facilities.
12:51 13 June
President Ilham Aliyev signs order on implementation of project ‘Azerbaijani-French University’
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the implementation of the project “Azerbaijani-French University”.
19:00 09 June