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
Stark reminders of Azerbaijan’s IDP plight come to Brussels
Designated as World Refugee Day in 2000 by the UN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, 20 June is acknowledged across the world as the day to remember the dispossessed, those unfortunate victims of conflict and war across the world. At present, refugees from such conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and the subsequent pan-European migration crisis, have come in to stark focus. However, one casualty is that the hierarchy of news importance often results in longstanding tragedies being overlooked, particularly if they were inadequately reported at the time.
12:48 21 June
Azerbaijani President: “Today Azerbaijan is the center of multiculturalism on the planet”
“I want to congratulate entire Azerbaijani people on the upcoming holy Ramadan holiday. I wish the Azerbaijani people peace, prosperity, more and more success”.
06:28 21 June
ADA University hosts event to mark World Refugee Day
ADA University hosted an event on to mark June 20 – World Refugee Day.
13:05 20 June
Ali Hasanov: Most int’l organizations recognize occupation of Azerbaijani territories
A short-term scientific awareness course on Armenia’s territorial claims against Azerbaijan and the stages of its aggressive policy for media representatives have come to an end.
16:31 19 June
Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan will never give up principle of territorial integrity
Azerbaijan’s stance on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is clear, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs.
13:32 19 June
U.N. chief set to name new Libya envoy after rare contentious search
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was set to name a former Lebanese culture minister as new U.N. envoy to Libya, ending an unusually contentious four-month search that followed U.S. rejection of his first suggestion, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:28 17 June
Abkhazian IDPs hold protest outside Armenian embassy in Tbilisi
A group of Abkhazian IDPs gathered outside the Armenian embassy in Tbilisi on Friday to protest Armenia's attempt to prevent their return to their ancestral lands during a meeting at the Council of Europe, APA’s Georgia bureau reported.
15:15 16 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives IPU secretary general - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong.
13:19 15 June
PACE co-rapporteur received at Ombudsman’s Office
Cezar Florin Preda, co-rapporteur of the PACE Monitoring Committee on Azerbaijan, was received at the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
18:45 14 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives co-rapporteurs of PACE Monitoring Committee
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee Cezar Florin Preda and Stefan Schennach.
11:42 13 June
PACE Monitoring Committee co-rapporteurs arrive in Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs for Azerbaijan by the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda arrived in Azerbaijan on a three-day visit.
10:16 12 June