EU, Azerbaijan creating delegations for talks on new partnership deal
Baku – APA. The European Union and Azerbaijan are creating delegations for the negotiations on a new partnership agreement, Malena Mard, head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, told reporters on Monday.
13:19 21 November
Thousands protest PKK terrorism in Belgium
Baku-APA. Thousands of Turks protested the PKK terrorist organization in Belgium's capital Brussels on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:26 19 November
No compromise in sight, EU ministers at odds over immigration
Baku-APA. European Union interior ministers were at odds on Friday over how to handle immigration, with heated discussions between states who want more burden sharing and those who oppose any kind of obligatory relocation, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:50 19 November
UK's May tells Germany: Brexit preparations are 'on track'
Baku-APA. Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday assured her German counterpart that preparations for Britain's exit from the European Union were on schedule, and that the legal process would begin by the end of March next year, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:46 19 November
Trump, NATO chief pledge alliance's 'enduring importance' in phone call: NATO
Baku-APA. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed on Friday on the Western alliance's "enduring importance", NATO said, striving to reassure Europe that Washington will remain committed to its security, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:44 18 November
Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijan is region's most important country
Baku – APA. From geopolitical point of view, Azerbaijan is considered to be the most important and promising country of the region, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani presidential aide for public and political affairs.
16:48 18 November
Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel
Baku-APA. U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he has forged a close transatlantic alliance during eight years in office that President-elect Donald Trump may now call into question, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:37 16 November
Germany alarmed about potential Russian interference in election: spy chief
Baku-APA. Germany is alarmed that Russia may seek to interfere in its national elections next year, the domestic intelligence chief said, echoing concerns raised in the United States before Donald Trump's presidential election victory, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:29 16 November
Turkey urges EU to help its fight against
Baku-APA. Turkey's EU Affairs Minister on Tuesday urged the European Union to help Turkey in its fight against terrorism, APA reports quoting Anadolu news agency.
07:57 16 November
Azerbaijan: Restored relations with European Parliament bother some anti-Azerbaijan circles
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. The recent restoration of ties between the Azerbaijani Parliament and the European Parliament and its growing tendency bother many forces within the European Parliament and some anti-Azerbaijani circles, the Azerbaijani Parliament said in a statement on Nov. 15.
18:10 15 November
Azerbaijan, EU to begin negotiations on new partnership agreement
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Azerbaijan and the European Union will launch negotiations on a new partnership agreement, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev told APA on November 15.
12:00 15 November
Latvia plans to erect anti-migrant fence on border with Belarus
Baku-APA. Latvia will build a fence on the border with Belarus on 2017 to protect the border from illegal crossings, State Border Guard Chief Gen. Normunds Garbars said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:20 13 November
Turkish president reiterates call for death penalty
Baku-APA. Turkey will decide whether or not to reinstate the death penalty, not the West, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:15 12 November
PA official: We told European Parliament that Azerbaijan’s main problem is Karabakh and you should demonstrate fair position
He mentioned Brexit: “As if a big ship was damaged by a blow and water is leaking into it. However, fundament of Azerbaijan’s domestic and foreign policy is strong. We are located in the complicated region, but could establish and preserve relations on all vectors. As in EURONEST issue, we can say our word when it is necessary. They came after EURONEST issue ad we said ok, we start to work. Then, after the problem occurred with the European Parliament, we said our main problem is Karabakh and you should demonstrate fair position. The essence of our negotiations with them is that we will not be a state to be used as a toy. We have established private cooperation and want to continue. If you want, let’s continue. There are countries in Europe doubting the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. We did not accept it. Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity must be reflected in all documents. Now, we have made offer to the European Union on strategic partnership. A mandate in this regard may be given by the year-end. There is such a plan”.
14:17 12 November
Migrants stranded in Serbia march toward Croatian border
Baku-APA. Some 150 migrants, trapped in Serbia, set out on Friday to walk about 125 km (80 miles) to the Croatian border, demanding free and secure passage toward Western Europe, police said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:22 12 November
Trump ignorant of Europe, poses risk to relations: EU's Juncker
Baku-APA. Donald Trump's election as U.S. president poses risks for the relationship between the European Union and the United States, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:20 12 November
EU will continue sanctions until the inauguration of Donald Trump
Baku-APA. The European Union is likely to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine in December but could find it much harder to renew them in the future if Donald Trump succeeds in warming up relations with Russia, APA reports quoting Reuters.
06:13 11 November
European Commission changes Turkey’s growth forecast
Baku-APA. The European Commission has revised Turkey’s growth forecasts for 2016 and 2017 due to a decline in tourism income and the July 15 foiled coup, according to a new commission report released on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:32 10 November
EU agrees new sanctions against Crimea officials, EU's presidency says
Baku – APA. European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday new targeted sanctions against Crimean officials, adding to restrictive measures adopted after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, Reuters reported.
19:41 08 November
Swiss upper house seeks to avoid immigration clash with EU
Baku-APA. Switzerland's push to curb immigration from the European Union by giving hiring preference to local people rather than setting quotas for newcomers will go the upper house of parliament next month, after a draft bill supporting that approach got the most support in a committee vote on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:04 08 November