Samad Seyidov: Resolutions on Azerbaijan adopted today bring shame upon PACE
Discussions held at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Oct. 11 once again demonstrated that various groups, especially those supported by Armenians, were trying hard to criticize Azerbaijan as strongly as possible, said Samad Seyidov, Azerbaijani MP, Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the PACE, an APA correspondent reported from Strasbourg.
15:57 11 October
PACE adopts two resolutions on reports related to Azerbaijan - UPDATED-1
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted Resolution No.14397 on the report “Azerbaijan’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe: What follow-up on respect for human rights?” by Belgian MP Alain Destexhe.
14:06 11 October
MP Samad Seyidov accuses Council of Europe of biased attitude towards Azerbaijan
Discussions were held at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) following the presentation of two reports “The functioning of democratic institutions in Azerbaijan” by Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania, EPP/CD), and “Azerbaijan’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe: What follow-up on respect for human rights?” by Alain Destexhe.
13:32 11 October
Leader of Catalonia suggests suspending independence process - UPDATED-2
21:54 10 October
EU urges Catalonia's leader not to declare independence
A top European Union official on Tuesday urged Catalonia’s regional leader not to declare independence, as tensions spiraled ahead of a possible declaration, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
21:50 10 October
Stella Kyriakides elected new PACE President
Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD) has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) following the resignation of Pedro Agramunt (Spain, EPP/CD) on 6 October 2017, said the message on PACE’s website.
17:43 10 October
Azerbaijani delegation head voices pessimism about future of PACE
Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Samad Seyidov has voiced pessimistic opinions about the future of the Assembly.
15:38 09 October
Azerbaijan conducts serious fight against corruption, cybercrime: Deputy Prosecutor General
Azerbaijan is conducting a serious fight against all types of crime, including money laundering, financing of terrorism, corruption and cybercrime, said Kamran Aliyev, Deputy Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan and Head of the Anti-Corruption Department under the Prosecutor General.
11:54 09 October
PACE autumn session to start today
The autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will begin today.
10:30 09 October
Council of Europe failed to live up to Azerbaijan’s expectations: Parl’t vice-speaker
The Council of Europe failed to live up to Azerbaijan’s expectations, Ziyafat Asgarov, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairman of the parliament’s Committee on Defense, Security and Anti-Corruption, said in an interview with APA.
18:40 06 October
Pedro Agramunt resigns as PACE president
Pedro Agramunt announced on Friday his resignation as President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
15:44 06 October
President Ilham Aliyev: "If Azerbaijan leaves the Council of Europe, nothing will change in our life"
"The issue of secession from the Council of Europe was touched upon here. You are well acquainted with our media, because I do not have information that this or that official Azerbaijani person expressed such an opinion. However, the media are free and can write whatever they want. We, of course, react to the mood of the public, and any government, first of all, must take public opinion into account. Unfortunately, public opinion related to the Council of Europe is not so positive," said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at a meeting with a delegation of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union.
05:11 05 October
FM Mammadyarov: Karabakh conflict must be resolved only within Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
On October 4, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received a delegation of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union, including the EU's accredited ambassadors, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
18:30 04 October
Azerbaijani FM: Armenia failed to fulfill commitment on Karabakh settlement since accession to Council of Europe
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday received Ambassador Zoltan Hernyes, the newly appointed representative of Council of Europe to Azerbaijan.
17:29 04 October
Ilham Aliyev: Democracy, all freedoms ensured in Azerbaijan - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation of the Political and Security Committee of the Council of the European Union, including the EU's accredited ambassadors based in Brussels.
14:09 04 October
Int’l experience shows risk of sexually transmitted diseases is higher, sociologist says
The latest incidents and observations point to the fact that when people of unconventional sexual orientation offer their services on streets, a growing number among them become infected with Sexually transmitted diseases, sociologist Javid Imamoglu told APA.
18:55 03 October
Azerbaijani, Ukrainian FMs meet in Baku - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov held a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin in Baku on Tuesday, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
15:31 03 October
Azerbaijani MP: Some forces are worried about citizens’ support for president
Annexes and amendments made by the Azerbaijani parliament to the law on NGOs should be brought to the attention of international organizations correctly, MP Siyavush Novruzov said at a plenary session on Monday, APA reported.
15:42 02 October
Ambassador: South Korea ready to respond to any threat by North Korea in close cooperation with US - INTERVIEW
Q: What do you think of the current level of political relations between South Korea and Azerbaijan?
12:05 29 September
MP: Azerbaijan has to reconsider its CoE membership - INTERVIEW
APA’s interview with Chingiz Ganizade, member of the Azerbaijani Parliament
19:39 28 September