Merkel says EU leaders favour dialogue with Turkey
Member states of the European Union (EU) are in favour of dialogue with Turkey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said late Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:54 20 October
EU intends to help Azerbaijan increase its economic and export potential
The European Union intends to help Azerbaijan increase its economic and export potential, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas said on Thursday.
10:53 19 October
Baku to host next round of talks on new EU-Azerbaijan deal
The next round of the talks on the new agreement on partnership between the European Union and Azerbaijan is foreseen for next week, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas told APA.
10:45 19 October
Azerbaijan sees co-op with EU as one of its foreign policy priorities
Cooperation with the European Union is one of Azerbaijan's foreign policy priorities, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said on Wednesday.
13:39 18 October
UK's Brexit minister says there is no plan to leave Brexit talks
Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, says his country has no plans to walk away from talks despite that there is little hope for progress at this week’s EU summit, APAreports quoting Press TV.
05:29 18 October
Venezuela's Maduro defends disputed vote, opposition divided
President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela’s “secure” election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote surprisingly won by the ruling socialists, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:36 18 October
North Korean official: We won’t negotiate until we can strike US east coast
An anonymous North Korean official has reportedly told CNN that diplomacy to end the current crisis is off the table until the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea can “counter” US aggression - by developing a missile that can reliably strike the US East Coast and urban centers like Washington, DC, and New York City, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:18 18 October
Polish President Duda says hopes Turkey will join EU
Poland hopes Turkey will eventually join the European Union, Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday, days ahead of an EU summit which will discuss the frayed relations between Brussels and Ankara, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:37 17 October
EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress
The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:19 16 October
Approach to Iran exposes growing irritation between U.S. and allies
Just before President Trump announced on Friday that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron called his counterpart in Tehran to offer reassurance, Macron’s office said in a statement. No matter what Trump said, he told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Europe would continue to back the agreement, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
05:31 15 October
EU's top diplomat defends Iran deal after Trump speech
The United States cannot unilaterally cancel the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday in reaction to President Donald Trump’s decision not to certify the accord, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:05 14 October
EU says new deal with Azerbaijan should be worked out properly
The work on the new agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan goes well, Kestutis Jankauskas, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, told reporters in Baku on Friday, APA reported.
18:40 13 October
EU urges dialogue between Azerbaijan and PACE
The European Union has urged dialogue between Azerbaijan and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) amid the recent tension between the sides.
18:34 13 October
"IMAGINE" Euro Tolerance Festival 2017 kicks off in Baku
The European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan is holding first "IMAGINE" Euro Tolerance Festival 2017 in Baku.
18:14 13 October
Brexit talks with UK in 'disturbing deadlock': EU
The European Union and Britain are stuck in a "disturbing deadlock” in their Brexit negotiations over the EU divorce bill, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says, APA reports quoting Press TV.
21:22 12 October
PACE's adoption of such tendentious documents make Azerbaijan reconsider its relations with CoE: Ali Hasanov
"I think PACE has once again demonstrated its biased and unfair stance against our country by adopting these documents that have been prepared on the basis of the subjective opinions of some anti-Azerbaijani circles," Ali Hasanov, the Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs, told APA of the documents on Azerbaijan adopted at PACE today.
19:23 11 October
PwC: Since sanction to Russia, western firms chose Azerbaijan
“Until decline in oil prices Azerbaijan’s macroeconomic indicators were one the best in the Post-Soviet region with low debt to GDP ratio, stable local currency, accumulation of significant reserves in State Oil Fund and Central Bank. However, with drop in oil prices situation is changing, revenues and reserves start declining. That makes Azerbaijan to look for new streams of revenue or investments into the country”, Vugar Akhundov, PwC Deals director in charge of debt and capital advisory, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and transaction support services, said.
17:43 11 October
Georgia, EU beginning strategic dialogue on security
The first meeting on the strategic dialogue on security issues between Georgia and the European Union is to take place in Tbilisi today.
11:53 11 October
EU urges Catalonia's leader not to declare independence
A top European Union official on Tuesday urged Catalonia’s regional leader not to declare independence, as tensions spiraled ahead of a possible declaration, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
21:50 10 October
Azerbaijan says new deal with EU creates important framework for comprehensive development of ties
A new agreement expected to be signed between Azerbaijan and the European Union covers the political, economic, transport, energy, humanitarian and other areas, and creates an important framework for the comprehensive development of bilateral relations, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:29 10 October