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
FM: In case Cyprus unites, Turkish side will get accession to EU immediately
Baku – APA. Ioannis Kasoulides, Foreign Minister of Cyprus and Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, spoke about the ongoing talks aimed uniting Cyprus.
18:34 06 December
“Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace” established
Baku – APA. “Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace” has been established.
17:56 06 December
Azerbaijani, Armenian human rights defenders address presidents and people of both countries
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani and Armenian human rights defenders have adopted a joint appeal to the presidents and people of both countries.
17:45 06 December
Council of Europe ready to contribute to establishment of confidence between Azerbaijan, Armenia
Baku – APA. A group of journalists permanently accredited in the Council of Europe, including a special correspondent of APA News Agency to Europe paid a visit to the Republic of Cyprus and held several meetings on the Greek side of the island.
17:21 06 December
Armenian side intensifies provocations against Azerbaijan
Baku – APA. Armenian lobby and other anti-Azerbaijani forces are deeply concerned about Azerbaijan’s recent achievements on various issues on foreign policy, particularly within international organizations. These achievements mainly include two issues – failure of attempts to pressure with the issues of so-called human rights violations and political prisoner and the adoption of the resolutions on ongoing occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and other seven territories of Azerbaijan. While the indication of success on the issue of political prisoner was negative vote of the vast majority of PACE members against the report by German MP Christoph Strasser in 2013, the other was the resolution on the occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and other seven territories of Azerbaijan. The recent resolution in this regard is the PACE Resolution 2085 (2016) titled “Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of water” by Bosnian MP Milica Markovic. The resolution:
12:00 06 December
EU's Tusk says keeping West united against Russia harder with Trump
Baku-APA. It will be harder to keep the West united toward Russia with Donald Trump as United States president than it has been with Barack Obama, European Council President Donald Tusk said in comments published on Thursday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:13 01 December
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina support each other within int’l organizations - UPDATED
Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak.
17:54 01 December
Martirosyan: Jaghinyan’s Azerbaijan visit – ‘a massive blow’ to Armenian government - INTERVIEW
Baku – APA. Head of the Armenian Intra-national Liberation Movement Vahan Martirosyan’s interview to APA TV
13:44 22 November
Mevlut Cavusoglu: Armenians occupied Karabakh
Cavusoglu said Turkey and Azerbaijan are one nation, two states: “Did I occupy Azerbaijan’s lands? Did I occupy Karabakh? You occupied, why don’t you leave? We gave some advices, made offers to you. We said we’ll open borders if you leave Karabakh. You said why do we lay Azerbaijan down as a condition? We answered Azerbaijan is our fraternal country and its problem is our problem”.
16:55 19 November
Ilham Aliyev: Freedom of media ensured in Azerbaijan
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. This is a big honor for Azerbaijan to host the 5th News Agencies World Congress and the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), Azerbaijan’s President said addressing the opening ceremony of the events in Baku Nov. 16.
10:40 16 November
Baku hosts 5th News Agencies World Congress and 16th General Assembly of OANA
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Azerbaijan hosts the 5th News Agencies World Congress, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) and the 22nd session of the Council of CIS Heads of News Agencies November 16.
10:06 16 November
APA News Agency celebrates its 12th birthday
Baku – APA. Twelve years have passed since Azeri-Press Agency (APA), one of the leading news agencies of Azerbaijan, was founded.
00:01 16 November
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan is ADB’s reliable partner with financial capabilities - UPDATED
Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wencai Zhang.
15:35 14 November
Armenian MP’s provocation prevented at PACE Monitoring Committee meeting
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. A report was discussed Wednesday at the Paris meeting of the PACE Monitoring Committee, within the framework of the mission of the ad hoc Sub-Committee on Conflicts between Member States of the Council of Europe, Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE, told APA.
14:44 10 November
Foreign Ministry: France does not recognize Nagorno-Karabakh independence
Strasbourg. Fuad Gulubeyli – APA. France does not the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, the French Foreign Ministry’s press service said answering APA’s Europe bureau’s question as to Nagorno-Karabakh separatists’ intent to rename the illegal regime in Karabakh.
17:42 09 November