Mogherini: SGC – new stage in EU-Azerbaijan relations
She made the remarks at the 2nd Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council in Baku Feb. 29.
17:58 29 February
Natig Aliyev: EU and US support Southern Gas Corridor
“We laid the foundation of this project jointly with Azerbaijan. While signing this project, we showed that we are determined to do this”, the minister said.
17:48 29 February
Maros Sefcovic: EU supports the Southern Gas Corridor
Sefcovic noted that the EU considers energy security an important issue: “Southeast Europe, as well as Balkan states are interested in this project. I highly appreciate the interests and support of the international financial organizations in this project. The European Union supports the Southern Gas Corridor”.
14:44 29 February
Azerbaijani President meets with European Commission vice-president
They discussed progress on the Southern Gas Corridor.
13:54 29 February
2nd Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council meeting kicked off in Baku
According to APA-Economics, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is also attending the meeting. At the same time, the meeting will be attended by the delegations led by the energy ministers of Southern Gas Corridor member countries – Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia, Greece, Albania, Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, high-ranking officials of the US, EU and Great Britain, as well as heads of TANAP and TAP projects and international financial organizations.
10:42 29 February
EU's Mogherini embarks on visit to Azerbaijan
The visit’s program includes the high representative’s meetings with the Azerbaijani officials, including Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:13 29 February
Swiss agree road map with Iran for boosting ties
Baku-APA. Switzerland said on Saturday it had agreed on a "road map" for building business, financial and other links with Iran after Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann met his counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:11 27 February
Latvia supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
He made the remarks at a meeting organized by Azerbaijan Young Diplomats Union in Baku.
13:46 27 February
EU's Mogherini to visit Armenia
Baku – APA. At Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian’s invitation, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini will visit Armenia on March 1, Armenpress reported.
12:34 26 February
EU ministers agree to reinforce checks at external borders
Baku-APA. Justice and home affairs ministers from 28 member states of the European Union (EU) on Thursday agreed on regulation to reinforce checks against relevant databases at external borders, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
22:39 25 February
Award-winning Khojaly documentary screened in Brussels
Baku – APA. On 24 February 2016, the multi-award-winning independent documentary Endless Corridor – a US/Lithuanian co-production – was shown at BOZAR – Centre of Fine Arts in Brussels. The screening, organised within the Justice for Khojaly campaign, commemorated the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people, TEAS told APA.
18:18 25 February
Khojaly Peace Prize exhibited in UK Parliament
Baku – APA. On 24 February, the horrific slaughter of the Khojaly Massacre was remembered in the UK Parliament through the medium of art with the presentation of the inaugural Khojaly Peace Prize. The evening showcased a range of artworks submitted by UK-based students and young artists, inspired by the challenge of harnessing the power of the image to promote peaceful resolution of the ongoing Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and other wars, together with stimulating international empathy with the plight of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). The competition and exhibition, organised within the Justice for Khojaly campaign, commemorated the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.
15:37 25 February
Islamic State bomb supply chain includes firms in 20 countries: report
Baku-APA. Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State explosives, a study found on Thursday, suggesting governments and firms need to do more to track the flow of cables, chemicals and other equipment, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:27 25 February
Hungary to hold referendum on EU's migrant quota plan
Baku-APA. Hungary will hold a referendum on European Union plans for a system of mandatory quotas, an initiative that Hungary's government has rejected, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:12 25 February
Program of EU High Representative’s visit to Azerbaijan announced
Issues of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the EU will be discussed during the visit, according to Hajiyev.
14:59 24 February
EU’s Mogherini and EC Vice-President Sefcovic to visit Azerbaijan
Federica Mogherini is expected to hold meetings with some officials of Azerbaijan.
13:18 24 February
Belgium reintroduces border controls with France
Baku-APA. Belgium has decided on Tuesday to temporarily impose controls on its border with France in a bid to prevent possible refugee movement in case the "Jungle" camp in the northern port city of Calais is evacuated, APA reports quoting AA.
05:22 24 February
EU warns of possible Turkey-Russia ‘hot war’ over Syria
Baku-APA. The European Union (EU) foreign policy chief has cautioned against the risk of a war with active military hostilities between Turkey and Russia over Syria, where regional powers have sided with warring sides to the conflict gripping the Arab country, APA reports quoting Press TV.
01:35 24 February