PACE again wants to turn Azerbaijan into a political battlefield - ARTICLE
As a result of the joint efforts of anti-Azerbaijani forces for many years, Azerbaijan has been subjected to biased attitudes and discrimination regarding the issue of political prisoners in PACE. In the absence of the criteria in the Council of Europe for defining the political prisoners, the allegations were made and the documents were adopted for more than 12 years that among the member states of this organization only in Azerbaijan there are political prisoners.
12:09 13 June
What points does report of Independent Investigation Body on allegations of corruption within PACE highlight? - OPINION
At its meeting on 26 April 2018, the Assembly adopted the report of the Independent External Investigation Body on the allegations of corruption within PACE. The report of the Investigation Body consists of 217 pages and covers the period since 2008.
13:43 16 May
Milan court acquits Luca Volontè accused of political corruption linked to Azerbaijan
Today, the Milan Court completed the proceeding on the allegations of money laundering against Luca Volonte, one of the prominent European politicians, who has been the victim of smear and slander campaign of Europe for over two years, Azerbaijani MP Elkhan Suleymanov told APA.
15:51 13 February
Samad Seyidov comments on change in composition of Azerbaijani delegation to PACE
Azerbaijani delegation will attend the January session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) with its renewed composition, Samad Seyidov, Azerbaijani MP, head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the PACE, said on Friday, APA reports.
14:13 05 January
Staff of Azerbaijani delegation to PACE changed - UPDATED
The staff of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been changed.
13:07 04 January
“Qarabağ” FK is a carrier of information missile of Azerbaijan
Worldwide football officials can never allow the success of “Qarabağ” football club of Azerbaijan in UEFA Champions League. Thus, for over 25 years, all international organizations, international community, and power centers strive for creating a wrong opinion on the international community, describing the occupation of Azerbaijani territories as a disputed territory with formulation of “conflict”. Injustice I faced during my activity within international organizations allows me to make such a conclusion. Therefore, I would like to briefly inform highly professional Qarabağ FK players, trainers, as well as readers about some issues I faced in international organizations.
16:04 24 November
“Behind the murder of baby Zahra stands the indifference of international community and their support to aggressor Armenia”
Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE, expressed his opinion regarding shelling of the civil population of the Alkhanli village of Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli district by Armenian armed forces on July 4 that resulted in death of Sahiba Guliyeva and her two years old grand daughter Zahra Guliyeva.
15:38 06 July
Secretary General Sawicki’s secret intelligence service in PACE - ARTICLE
Untill 1974 the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was always called “Consultative” Assembly in its Statute. They changed its name in 1974, as parliamentarians evidently insisted on the name change. In 1994 the Council of Ministers agreed with the name change, whereas aim, mission and scope of the Assembly, as referred in the Statute, however remained exactly the same.
11:52 28 April
Trace of "Armenian Connection" in Strasser fantasy
These clear and informative facts and figures reveal the essence of slander and rumors spread by anti-Azerbaijani forces regarding the “Strässer Report".
17:07 13 March
Azerbaijani MPs to attend PACE meetings
An Azerbaijani delegation led by MP Samad Seyidov will take part in meetings of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy and the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Paris on March 6-8, the Azerbaijani parliament told APA.
18:41 03 March
Elkhan Suleymanov: Networked slanderers exposed
Since few months, in local and international media, Armenians, local and foreign pro-Armenian and anti-Azerbaijan forces, serving to Armenia, have been attacking me and my colleague in ruthless and immoral way, slandering and smearing us, only in order to damage Azerbaijan, MP Elkhan Suleymanov told APA.
10:50 14 February
US response to petition urged for return of territories surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh to Azerbaijan’s control: ACSDA president
APA had an interview with Elkhan Suleymanov, Azerbaijani MP, President of Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA)
16:41 05 January
Baku hosts conference on PACE resolution on Sarsang reservoir
The Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) held a conference titled “PACE Resolution 2085: from practice to theory” in Baku Dec. 23.
11:40 23 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
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
PACE Bureau considers constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan valid
Baku – APA. The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has unanimously approved the memorandum prepared by the head of the Macedonian delegation to the PACE, Aleksandar Nikoloski, who headed the Assembly’s assessment mission for the 26 September constitutional referendum in Azerbaijan, Elkhan Suleymanov, Azerbaijani MP, a member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE, told APA on Oct. 10.
12:39 10 October
PACE session to consider issue of judge from Azerbaijan to European court
The parliament told APA that the delegation includes MPs Vusal Huseynov, Ganira Pashayeva, Rovshan Rzayev, Sahiba Gafarova, Rafael Huseynov, Elkhan Suleymanov, Sevinj Huseynova, Muslum Mammadov, Fazil Mustafa and Sabir Hajiyev.
19:52 07 October
“New wave of pressure will start against Azerbaijan with restoration of cooperation with Euronest PA”
The Euronest Parliamentary Assembly is the most unsuccessful and damaging component of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership program. Although created to open new venues of international dialogue, it has become a forum of platitudes, biased discourse and double standards. Instead of providing common solutions to the major problems of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) with the help of the EU, the Euronest assembly is mired in endless irrelevant discussions, with no end-results or implementation powers.
11:06 30 September
Comments on Preliminary Opinion by Venice Commission on draft modifications to Azerbaijani Constitution
13:52 22 September
White House: Territories surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh should be returned to Azerbaijan’s control
In response to the petition, the White House stated that as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States is strongly committed to a peaceful and lasting settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
11:22 11 June