Azerbaijan to demand explanation from Czech Foreign Ministry on ambassador’s statements
Azerbaijan’s Embassy will demand an explanation from the Czech Foreign Ministry regarding the anti-Azerbaijani statements of the country’s ambassador to Armenia, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told APA on Friday.
16:18 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
France's Macron taps newcomers for reshuffle as conservatives split
French President Emmanuel Macron put a group of relative unknowns, some from outside politics, into ministerial roles on Wednesday to replace those that left under a cloud just weeks into his tenure, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:05 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
UK PM May says will consult widely on Brexit, but Britain will leave EU
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that her government was committed to leaving the European Union and would listen to others' views while delivering a Brexit that commanded "maximum public support", APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:32 21 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: European Parliament resolution on Azerbaijan is unfair
The European Parliament’s latest resolution [dated June 15] on Azerbaijan is unfair, the Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs, Ali Hasanov, said on Monday, APA reported.
13:51 19 June
IDP plight highlighted for new Westminster Parliament
Following the UK General Election, The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has taken the opportunity of highlighting the plight of the estimated one million Azerbaijani internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees to the 650 members of the new British Parliament.
17:00 16 June
Parl’t deputy speaker: European Parliament’s anti-Azerbaijani resolution causes regret
The anti-Azerbaijani resolution “Afgan Mukhtarli and the state of Azerbaijani media”, passed by the European Parliament on June 15, causes regret and will harm bilateral relations, the first deputy speaker of Azerbaijan’s parliament, Ziyafat Asgarov, told APA.
14:37 16 June
Brexit negotiations to start on June 19
The official Brexit negotiations between the U.K. and the EU will start on Monday, according to a government statement on Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:27 15 June
EP lifts parliamentary immunity for Jean-Marie Le Pen
The European parliament on Wednesday lifted the immunity of two National Front lawmakers at the request of French prosecutors, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:05 15 June
UK needs unity for challenges of Brexit and security
Prime Minister Theresa May told Britain's newly returned parliament on Tuesday that the country needed to come together to face the challenges of leaving the European Union and maintaining security after recent attacks by Islamist militants, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:12 13 June
EU short-term visa-free regime for Ukraine enters into force
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that the visa free regime with the European Union came in force on Sunday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:53 11 June
Project “EU Support to Vocational Education and Training in Azerbaijan” presented in Baku
A presentation of the project “EU Support to Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Azerbaijan” was held in Baku on Wednesday, APA reported.
14:28 07 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: Armenian side gets retaliated against and so will it always be
The Armenian side is escalating the situation not only on the front line, but on many other fronts. They get retaliated against and so will it always be, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said Thursday, APA reported.
12:01 01 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: Metsamor NPP poses huge threat to region and Europe
Discussion and resolution of social issues has always been a priority in Azerbaijan’s domestic policy, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said addressing a meeting of the PACE Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development in Baku June 1, APA reported.
10:37 01 June
Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform issues statement on Vahan Martirosyan
“Vahan Martirosyan, who was repeatedly persecuted in Armenia, was forced to leave his homeland. He continued his peacekeeping ideas after moving to Ukraine”, says the statement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace, APA reports.
16:18 29 May
NATO PA spring session underway in Georgian capital
The plenary meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s spring session kicked off in Tbilisi, Georgia on May 29.
11:26 29 May
EU: Status quo in Karabakh is fragile
“European countries are concerned about incidents on the line of contact in the Karabakh conflict zone, leading to human casualties,” said European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman David McAllister in Yerevan, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
20:35 25 May
Armenian representative’s objection causes discontent in Euronest PA
The Moldovan parliament hosted a meeting of the Bureau of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on May 24.
13:44 24 May