Azerbaijani FM: Karabakh conflict settlement to ensure lasting peace, security in region
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will ensure lasting peace and security in the region, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
14:03 29 August
ACSDA presents preliminary report on long-term observation for referendum
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) is conducting a long-term observation for the upcoming 26 September referendum in the country.
13:01 26 August
Venice Commission says ready to work with Azerbaijan on draft constitutional amendments
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe stands ready to work on a request for opinion on the draft constitutional amendments, the subject of the 26 September referendum in Azerbaijan, the commission external relations officer, Tatiana Mychelova, told APA on Aug.25.
11:01 25 August
Hikmet Hajiyev: Armenia’s continuing occupation is a major obstacle to settling conflict
He said that in its presidential note adopted on 18 August 1993, the Security Council condemned the attack on the Fizuli region of Azerbaijan and demanded “a stop to all attacks and an immediate cessation of the hostilities and bombardments, which endanger peace and security in the region, and an immediate, complete and unconditional withdrawal of occupying forces from the area of Fizuli, and from the districts of Kelbadjar and Agdam and other recently occupied areas of the Azerbaijani Republic”.
17:42 23 August
Scottish minister hails migrants' contribution to local society
Baku-APA. Scottish Minister for International Development and Europe Alasdair Allan on Thursday hailed the contribution of migrants to the local Scottish society, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
05:28 19 August
Former Swedish PM criticizes EU response to coup bid
Baku-APA. The EU’s reaction to Turkey’s failed July 15 coup was condemned by former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt on Tuesday, who asked if Brussels was “asleep or just ignorant", APA reports quoting Anadolu.
03:28 03 August
Council of Europe head to visit Turkey
Baku – APA. The chief of the Council of Europe will arrive in Turkey on August 3 for meetings with officials and opposition leaders, the council said Sunday, Anadoly Agency reports.
10:35 01 August
Council of Europe expresses concern over events in Armenia
“I would like to recall that in states governed by the rule of law, all conflicts should be resolved through political dialogue with a respect for democratic norms and standards. I therefore call on all those concerned to put an end to this dangerous situation without delay, and to return to the use of democratic means. Democracy, human rights and the rule of law must prevail. The freedom of assembly must be fully respected,” Jagland said in a statement released on Friday.
11:06 30 July
Karabakh conflict settlement to be at core of Italy’s 2018 OSCE chairmanship agenda
Baku. Turbat Baghirova – APA. Solving protracted conflicts, including the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will be at the core of the agenda during Italy’s OSCE chairmanship in 2017, Italy’s Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Friday.
16:56 29 July
EU decides not to fine Spain, Portugal for overspending
Baku-APA. The EU will not impose financial sanctions on Spain and Portugal over their excessive deficits but will set out a new fiscal adjustment path for both countries, said Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the European Commission, on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
20:48 27 July
US, NATO and all European countries must support Azerbaijan: opinion
Baku – APA. The United States, NATO and all European countries must support Azerbaijan in this renewed conflict because history dictates that support, reads an article by renowned writer and journalist Raoul Lowery Contreras, which was published by The Daily Caller publication.
13:15 21 July
US, EU urge Turkey to uphold democratic principles as it responds to failed coup attempt
Baku – APA. The EU and US united Monday in calling for Turkey to uphold democratic principles as it responds to a failed coup attempt over the weekend, Politico Europe newspaper reported.
16:11 18 July
UK Brexit minister offers no guarantees to new EU arrivals
Baku-APA. The head of Britain's new Brexit ministry on Sunday said that EU migrants arriving between now and the country's official departure from the bloc may not be guaranteed the right to remain, APA reports quoting AFP.
06:23 17 July
Turkey army says it seizes power: Martial law imposed
Istanbul. Mayis Alizadeh - APA. . Curfew and martial law imposed was imposed in Turkey as military said that has taken power, APA’s Turkish bureau reports.
02:07 16 July
Suspicious bag found outside buildings of Council of Europe, European Court
Strasburg. Fuad Gulubeyli – APA. A suspicious bag has been found outside the buildings of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
14:05 15 July
Turkey slams US State Dept. comments on southeast
Baku-APA. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby's comments regarding the Human Rights Watch report on southeastern Turkey do not reflect reality, the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
04:30 15 July
Iran summons French ambassador over dissident meeting in Paris
Baku-APA. Iran summoned the French ambassador on Tuesday to protest about a meeting held in Paris by Iranians in exile who seek the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:27 13 July
Russian, German MPs discuss results of NATO summit
Baku-APA. Results of the recent NATO summit in Warsaw were in focus of a meeting between Alexei Pushkov, the chairman of the international committee of the Russian State Duma lower parliament house, and Gernot Erler, the German government’s coordinator for inter-societal cooperation with Russia and a parliament member with the Social Democratic Party of Germany, the Duma committee’s press service said, APA reportrs quoting TASS.
20:57 12 July
Ambassador: Armenia's future depends on fair settlement of Karabakh conflict and establishment of normal relations with neighboring countries
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Embassy in the U.S. hosted the meeting with the members of Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group, LLC.
10:50 09 July
NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia
Baku-APA. NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies who were once part of the Soviet bloc following Russia's seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:03 09 July