Latvia’s stance on Karabakh conflict remains unchanged, says ambassador
Latvia’s stance on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict remains unchanged, Juris Maklakovs, Latvia’s ambassador to Azerbaijan, said in his interview with APA TV.
18:49 17 January
European Parliament to elect new president on Tuesday
To win, any of the seven contenders for the highest post in the 751-seat Parliament needs to get an absolute majority. If none manages to obtain the necessary support following three rounds, the fourth round will see two most popular candidates competing simply for the highest number of votes, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:44 17 January
Azerbaijani ombudsperson issues statement on 27th anniversary of January 20 tragedy
Azerbaijani Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has issued a statement regarding the 27th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy, the Ombudsman's Office told APA on Jan. 13.
11:36 13 January
Kurz says no military solution to conflicts in OSCE area
There is no military solution to the conflicts in the OSCE area, OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz said Thursday specifying the Austrian chairmanship’s priorities during the OSCE Permanent Council’s meeting, APA reported.
13:35 12 January
President Ilham Aliyev receives PACE co-rapporteurs
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received co-rapporteurs of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Cezar Florin Preda and Stefan Schennach on Jan. 12.
10:45 12 January
PACE co-rapporteurs arrive in Azerbaijan
Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) arrived in Azerbaijan on Thursday, the PACE Baku office told APA.
10:17 12 January
Thorbjørn Jagland urges Armenia to return body of Azerbaijani serviceman, without delay
"The Council of Europe does not have a direct role in the negotiations, and always refers to, and supports the role of, the OSCE Minsk-Group.
22:07 11 January
PACE co-rapporteurs to visit Azerbaijan
Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), are to make a fact-finding visit to the country from 12 to 14 January 2017, PACE said on its website, APA reported.
15:13 10 January
US response to petition urged for return of territories surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh to Azerbaijan’s control: ACSDA president
APA had an interview with Elkhan Suleymanov, Azerbaijani MP, President of Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA)
16:41 05 January
New UN Secretary-General takes office
António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017, the UN Baku Office told APA.
11:37 03 January
Congratulatory address of Ilham Aliyev to the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year
Congratulatory address of Ilham Aliyev to the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and New Year.
00:14 01 January
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev turns 55 today
December 24 is the birthday of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
00:01 24 December
Baku hosts conference on PACE resolution on Sarsang reservoir
The Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) held a conference titled “PACE Resolution 2085: from practice to theory” in Baku Dec. 23.
11:40 23 December
Azerbaijani parliament approves bill on martial law
A bill on marital law was tabled at the Azerbaijani parliament’s plenary meeting on Friday.
17:16 16 December
Azerbaijani justice minister meets with ECHR president
Azerbaijani Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov has met with the President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Guido Raimondi in Strasbourg.
19:15 13 December
FM: Armenian troops’ presence in occupied Azerbaijani lands 'a major impediment' to Karabakh conflict settlement
Baku – APA. The unlawful presence of the armed forces of Armenia in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan remains the main cause of escalation in the conflict zone and is a major impediment to political settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said.
16:21 08 December
EU hopes for implementation of previously reached agreements on Karabakh conflict
The European Union hopes for implementation of the agreements reached in Saint Petersburg and Vienna on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini said.
14:51 08 December
Latvia supports OSCE MG efforts to resolve Karabakh conflict
Latvia supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics said.
14:38 08 December
Kerry: Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict undermines European security
The protracted conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is still undermining the European security, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
14:28 08 December
OSCE: Recent escalation in Karabakh exposed vulnerability of peace in Europe
The military escalation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone this year exposed how vulnerable peace architecture in Europe is, German Foreign Minister, OSCE Chairman-in-Office Frank-Walter Steinmeier told a press conference in Hamburg on Dec. 8.
12:40 08 December