Azerbaijani MFA: Manvel Grigoryan participated in Khojaly genocide and other war crimes
Armenia’s former deputy defense minister, national hero Manvel Grigoryan participated in numerous war crimes, such as the Khojaly genocide, looting of property of Azerbaijani residents during the occupation of Fuzuli and Jabrayil districts of Azerbaijan, torture and mass killing of prisoners of war, as well as hostage-taking, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs told APA on Monday.
14:21 18 June
PACE to appoint rapporteur for preparation of report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan”
The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will appoint a rapporteur for the preparation of a report on “political prisoners in Azerbaijan”.
12:59 13 June
PACE again wants to turn Azerbaijan into a political battlefield - ARTICLE
As a result of the joint efforts of anti-Azerbaijani forces for many years, Azerbaijan has been subjected to biased attitudes and discrimination regarding the issue of political prisoners in PACE. In the absence of the criteria in the Council of Europe for defining the political prisoners, the allegations were made and the documents were adopted for more than 12 years that among the member states of this organization only in Azerbaijan there are political prisoners.
12:09 13 June
Samad Seyidov: There is possibility of pressure on Azerbaijan under the name of “political prisoner”
A number of serious issues related to Azerbaijan will be discussed at the upcoming summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Chairman of theAzerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on foreign and inter-parliamentary relations, MP Samad Seyidov told reporters on June 9, APA reports.
14:27 09 June
Azerbaijan plays crucial role in geopolitical, transport and energy issues: ACRE
Azerbaijan is a very reliable partner, President of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE), Vice-Chairman of International Trade Committee of European Parliament, MEP Jan Zahradil told reporters in Baku on Saturday, APA reports.
11:30 09 June
ACRE calls for end to anti-Azerbaijani decisions in Council of Europe
It is necessary to put an end to the adoption of biased decisions on Azerbaijan in the Council of Europe, the President of the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE), Vice-Chairman of International Trade Committee of European Parliament, MEP Jan Zahradil said at the ACRE Baku Summit June 9.
11:22 09 June
EU must engage with Azerbaijan or Putin will
Azerbaijan’s strategic yet precarious geopolitical location and situation are such that the country deserves EU support, especially in light of growing tensions with Russia and Iran, MEP Jan Zahradil said in an article published by EURACTIV, a European media platform, APA reports.
17:37 06 June
PACE to elect new president at summer session
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is scheduled to elect its new President at its summer session to be held in Strasbourg on 25-29 June 2018, said a message posted the organization’s website.
11:52 06 June
Azerbaijan’s PACE delegation includes two new members
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has approved the candidacies of two parliamentarians nominated as new members of the Azerbaijani delegation.
12:27 04 June
Ilham Aliyev: Destruction of Azerbaijan’s historical, religious monuments by Armenia is unprecedented vandalism
12:49 31 May
Azerbaijani, Ukrainian FMs meet in New York
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin within the framework of his visit to New York, the Foreign Ministry told APA on May 31.
10:42 31 May
Azerbaijani, French FMs mull Karabakh separatists’ illegal visits to EU countries
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Sunday received the delegation headed by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France who is on official visit to Azerbaijan.
14:39 27 May
Azerbaijani President: "The main issue of our foreign policy is the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict"
"The main issue of our foreign policy is the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. We do not step back and are not going to step back from our principled position, " President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at a commencement ceremony held at ADA University, APA reports.
04:59 27 May
France would like Russia to remain in Council of Europe – Macron
France would like Russia to remain in the Council of Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron addressing participants of the St.Petersburg International Economic Forum, APA reported citing Sputniknews.
17:34 25 May
PACE sanction on Samad Seyidov ‘unfair’: OSCE PA vice-president
PACE sanction on the Azerbaijani delegation head Samad Seyidov is unfair, groundless and biased, said Azay Guliyev, Vice-President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the OSCE PA, APA reports.
11:27 21 May
PACE’s proposal to Samad Seyidov: ‘admit all and we will leave you alone” - ANALYSIS
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe made a decision to limit the activities of Azerbaijani delegation head Samad Seyidov. The Azerbaijani people elected an MP and sent him to the PACE to represent their interests there. PACE, however, restricts the rights and opportunities of a person expressing the interests of Azerbaijan. This opens a new page in our relations with Europe on "supra-state European structures and a sovereign national state." I will come back to this later.
17:34 18 May
MP: Azerbaijan to continue its principled activity in PACE
The Azerbaijani delegation continues its activity in the Council of Europe on the basis of the strategy defined by national leader Heydar Aliyev in 2001 and founded by the incumbent President Ilham Aliyev, MP Ali Huseynli said at a parliamentary meeting on Friday, APA reports.
12:48 18 May
Azerbaijani lawmakers slam PACE sanctions decision
The decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on sanctions is aimed at destabilizing the situation in Azerbaijan and bringing the country to their desired will, Azerbaijani MP Fazail Ibrahimli said at a parliamentary meeting on Friday.
12:30 18 May
Head of delegation: No one will accept such Council of Europe
Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Samad Seyidov has expressed confidence that the Council of Europe will change.
18:04 16 May
Samad Seyidov: I’ve been interrogated for 3 hours
Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Samad Seyidov said on Wednesday that he has been interrogated for 3 hours by the organization’s Independent Investigation Body.
17:53 16 May