Ambassador: US is pleased to continue cooperation with Azerbaijan within extension of agreement on ACG development
He noted that the US has actively supported production of oil and gas resources in Azerbaijan and other places of the Caspian basin: “This happened in early 1990s. The main goal is delivery of oil and gas to Europe and other markets. And this contributed to economic development and global energy security.
12:16 14 September
PACE PA co-rapporteurs arrive in Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda arrived in Azerbaijan on Sept.14, APA reported.
10:17 14 September
Azerbaijani FM: Vietnam will benefit from North-South transport corridor
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday met with his Vietnamese counterpart Fam Binh Minh as part of his official visit to this country, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
13:55 13 September
Itinerary of PACE co-rapporteurs’ Azerbaijan visit made public
Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania, EPP/CD), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, will make a fact-finding visit to the country from 14 to 16 September 2017, said a message posted on the Assembly’s website on September 11.
15:52 11 September
Why did Israel choose Azerbaijan? - ANALYSIS
In recent years, the State of Israel has pursued a multi-vector foreign policy. This policy brings considerable foreign policy dividends to Israel, especially during the voting in international organizations, and in terms of development of economic ties. Israel is a very close ally of the United States and maintains quite good relations with many other countries in American continents. Israel closely cooperates with both European and Asian countries. But there are several countries which have special strategic relations with Israel and the leader of the South Caucasus, Azerbaijan, is one of them.
19:48 07 September
Council of Europe appoints new head to Baku Office
Ambassador Zoltan Hernyes has been nominated as the new Head of the Baku Office by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Torbjörn Jaglan, the Council of Europe Baku Office told APA.
17:50 07 September
CoE Baku Office head ends diplomatic tenure
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received Dragana Filipovic, the head of the Council of Europe Office in Baku upon the termination of her diplomatic tenure, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
15:19 07 September
Lavrov: If West accepted our proposals, Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistrian conflicts would have been settled long ago
Russia is able to defend its sovereignty and security in any progress of its relations with NATO, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov when addressing students and lecturers at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations on Friday, APA reported citing TASS.
14:41 01 September
Azerbaijani MPs to attend PACE Bureau and committee meetings
An Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation will attend meetings of the PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe) Bureau and the Assembly’s committees on legal affairs and human rights, political affairs and democracy as well as monitoring which will be held in Paris from 4 to 8 September, the parliament told APA.
16:48 31 August
FM: Armenian army presence in Azerbaijani territories major impediment to Karabakh conflict settlement
The unlawful presence of the Armenian armed forces in the territories of Azerbaijan remains the main cause of violence in the conflict zone and is the major impediment to political settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
14:32 31 August
US formally appoints its new co-chair of OSCE MG
The United States is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Schofer as the next U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, said the message from the US State Department.
10:23 29 August
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