Azerbaijani Ombudsperson calls on int’l organizations over latest Armenian provocation
Azerbaijan's Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has called on international organizations over the Armenian army’s targeting of civilians, especially children.
16:14 09 August
Azerbaijani state committee issues statement on latest Armenian provocation
The State Committee of Azerbaijan for Family, Women and Children Affairs has issued a statement on the latest Armenian provocation. The State Committee said that despite the declaration of the ceasefire in 1994, Armenia has been repeatedly attacked civilians and civilian facilities of Azerbaijan directly and intentionally, killing women and children mercilessly.
18:51 08 August
Article by TEAS director published on website of “Peace and Sport” organization
The article of the director of The European Azerbaijan Society Lionel Zetter under the heading “HOW AZERBAIJAN HARNESSES SPORT AS AN INTEGRATION CATALYST FOR ITS REFUGEES AND INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSON” has been published at the website of “Peace and Sport” organization. The article is about the role of the sport in integration of the Azerbaijani refugees and displaced persons. Taking into account that the article is interesting to readers, we provide its translation.
17:06 19 July
Azerbaijan says use of water resources as a means of eco terror and pressure is state policy in Armenia
Armenia’s use of water resources as a means of ecological terror and pressure is a policy that is being carried out at state level, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmet Hajiyev told APA on Wednesday.
14:50 19 July
German MP makes statement on killing of two-year-old Azerbaijani girl due to Armenian shelling
In his response to an enquiry by the Berlin office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) regarding the killing of Sahiba Guliyeva and her two-year-old granddaughter Zahra Guliyeva due to Armenian shelling of the civilian population of the Alkhanli village in the Fuzuli district, Bundestag member of CDU/CSU parliamentary group Stephan Mayer made a statement, TEAS told APA.
14:24 13 July
Ambassador: Poland wants Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity to be restored peacefully
The recent visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Poland created a very good opportunity to emphasize the 25th anniversary of relations between the two countries, but primarily this created an opportunity to determine new goals in a rapidly changing world, Ambassador of Poland to Azerbaijan Marek Całka told APA.
16:00 11 July
WPC President: Azerbaijan is sensitive about its investments and natural gas export
Speaking about Azerbaijan’s role as a gas supplier to Europe, Tot said that Azerbaijan is sensitive about the terms of agreement and fulfils them.
18:47 10 July
PACE co-rapporteurs on Azerbaijan and Armenia express concern over escalation of violence in Alkhanli
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Armenia and Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have expressed their concern at the escalation of violence near Alkhani village in the Fuzili region, and regretted that this has led to casualties among which are civilians, including reportedly a two-year-old child, said a statement posted on the Assembly’s official website on June 7, APA reported.
15:31 07 July
Ombudsperson calls on int’l organizations over killing of civilians by Armenian army
Azerbaijan's Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsperson) Elmira Suleymanova has issued a statement on the Armenian army’s killing of Azerbaijani civilians and targeting of civilian facilities in Fuzuli’s Alkhanli village.
16:22 05 July
OSCE PA may express its attitude towards murder of Azerbaijani civilians by Armenians
The next session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly is being held in Minsk.
13:35 05 July
Samad Seyidov: Azerbaijan to raise issue at PACE over latest Armenian atrocity in Fuzuli
A number of international organizations, as well as the Council of Europe, will be informed about the Armenian shelling of civilians in the Alkhanli village of Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli region in the evening of July 4, Samad Seyidov, Head of Azerbaijan’s delegation to PACE, said in a statement to APA.
12:43 05 July
EU has treated Turkey unfairly: Hungarian FM
As Hungary understands the impact of last year’s failed coup in Turkey, it sees EU criticism of Turkey's fight against terrorism as unfair and unfounded, according to its foreign minister, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
23:21 01 July
Russia cuts contribution to Council of Europe
Moscow on Friday suspended payment of its contribution to the Council of Europe (CoE) for 2017, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:30 30 June
President Ilham Aliyev: Declaration signed between Azerbaijan and Poland is a very serious political document
"I would like to thank you for inviting me to Poland and for your hospitality towards me and the delegation. I am very pleased to be in the friendly land of Poland again,” Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said in a statement to the press following his meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda.
19:14 27 June
Polish president: We would like to create a direct railway line between Azerbaijan and Poland
"I welcome President Ilham Aliyev in Poland, not just because he is the Head of State, he is also a person who pays special attention to the expansion of economic cooperation with Poland,” Polish President Andrzej Duda said in a statement to the press following his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev, APA reported.
18:23 27 June
Uncertainty continues over Agramunt’s PACE presidency
The issue of the removal of Pedro Agramunt as president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) was again discussed at the first plenary meeting of the Assembly’s summer session in Strasbourg on Monday.
15:39 26 June
EU leaders summit ends in Brussels
A two-day long Brussels summit of the European Council ended Friday with leaders agreeing on various issues including security, migration, Brexit, climate change and economy, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:13 24 June
Canadian leader says Muslims must fight terrorism
Muslims have a responsibility to fight terrorism, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday after a Montreal resident allegedly stabbed a police officer in Flint, Michigan the previous day, APA reports quoting AA.
04:40 23 June
Azerbaijan’s refugee and IDP pain highlighted in the French Senate
As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate.
20:42 22 June
PACE co-rapporteurs issue statement after their visit to Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda have issued a statement on the outcomes of their visit to Baku from 12 to 14 June 2017.
11:26 22 June