Brexit dominates start of EU leaders summit
A European Union leaders' summit kicked off in Brussels on Thursday with the ongoing Brexit talks the highlight of the first day, APA reports quoting AA
01:09 15 December
Stoltenberg: "Europe can have its own army, as long as it 'complements' NATO"
In an apparent reversal of his long-held opposition to the prospect, NATO's Secretary General has suggested the creation of an EU army could be a "good" thing - although it's clear he is determined that any such structure remains subordinate to the traditional transatlantic military alliance, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:15 14 December
Merkel slams EU’s Tusk over refugee quotas
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized European Council’s President Donald Tusk over his opposition to mandatory refugee quotas, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
20:32 14 December
Czech PM Babis takes office but so far lacks parliamentary backing
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, a billionaire businessman who ran on an anti-establishment ticket, took office with his cabinet on Wednesday, but it was unclear whether his tenure will survive a confidence vote next month, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:40 13 December
Parliamentary defeat will not stop preparations for Brexit day: UK government
The British government is disappointed by a vote in parliament to change Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint, but it will not stop legal preparations for Britain to leave the European Union, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:56 13 December
EU to extend sanctions against Russia before yearend
The European Union will extend economic sectoral sanctions against Russia for another six months at the technical level until the end of 2017, a European diplomat told journalists in Brussels on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:12 12 December
Talks on new Azerbaijan-EU agreement may end by late 2018 – deputy FM
The negotiations between Azerbaijan and the European Union on a new partnership agreement may come to an end by the end of 2018, said Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev.
11:58 12 December
UK prime minister says EU deal 'good news for everyone'
The agreement between the U.K. and EU to move the Brexit talks to the second phase is “good news” for both Leave and Remain voters, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:22 12 December
UK Foreign Secretary confirms commitment to implementation of Iran nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson held a meeting on Saturday as a part of Johnson’s two-day visit to Iran, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:52 10 December
Trump: I fulfilled my campaign promise
President Donald Trump broke with decades of U.S. policy with the Jerusalem announcement, putting the United States at odds with most other countries. The European Union, Germany, Britain, France, Pope Francis and key Arab allies have denounced the move, APA reported citing Los Angeles Times.
11:08 08 December
Novruz Mammadov: Azerbaijani public concerned over unfair attitude of certain circles in West and Europe
The public of Azerbaijan is extremely concerned about the unfair attitude demonstrated in the period of independence towards the country by certain circles in the West and in Europe, Novruz Mammadov, assistant to the Azerbaijani president for foreign policy issues, head of the department, said on Dec. 7, APA reported.
15:32 07 December
About 80 percent of Azerbaijani citizens optimistic about the country's future
Eighty-one percent of the Azerbaijani citizens share a great deal of trust towards the government of the country, says analytical report of the Dutch ING financial corporation as its partner ACT LLC conducted a query among the population, APA reported citing AZERTAC.
12:34 06 December
Samad Seyidov: Azerbaijan ‘not in favor’ of EU integration
Azerbaijan is not in favor of integration to the European Union, but supports mutually beneficial cooperation with this organization, said Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations.
13:21 05 December
Azerbaijan brings energy security to Europe – MP
Getting closer to the European Union, Azerbaijan pursues strategic purposes, said Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations.
12:14 05 December
EU sometimes has hard time contacting US: Official
The European Union’s chief diplomat said Monday that Europe sometimes finds it difficult to communicate effectively with the Trump administration, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:55 05 December
No deal in Brexit talks yet, says EU
No Brexit deal has been “reached today,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
22:29 04 December
Mahmud Mammadguliyev: "Next talks between EU and Azerbaijan on strategic partnership will be held in December"
"Next talks on the new strategic partnership agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan will be conducted in mid-December," Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told journalists, APA reports.
20:43 04 December
Azerbaijani official: EU's position on separatism now becoming boomerang for European nations
The European Union's position on separatism in recent years is now becoming a boomerang, Novruz Mammadov, assistant to the Azerbaijani president for foreign policy issues, head of department, wrote on his Twitter page on December 4.
15:06 04 December
Sergey Lavrov: "We have no doubts and suspicions towards Azerbaijan"
Russia appreciates the firm position of Belarus not to politicize the format of the "Eastern Partnership" on the issue of the Russian Federation and develop normal relations with the European Union, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday, APA reports.
22:19 02 December
Farid Gayibov elected as UEG president
The Secretary General of National Gymnastics Federation (AGF), Farid Gayibov, has been elected as the president of European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) at the 27th UEG Congress held in Split, Croatia.
13:11 02 December