President Ilham Aliyev’s messages from Munich - Commentary
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev held important bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference and also made very important theses at the panel discussions. The president's speeches in the first place had to do with fundamental issues of concern to Azerbaijan, Elman Nasirov, MP, director of the Institute of Political Studies of the Academy of Public Administration under the Azerbaijani President, told APA.
19:49 20 February
Armenia disapproves of Azerbaijan's arms purchases from Russia
Armenia disapproves of arms purchases by Azerbaijan from Russia and intends to maintain a "balance of forces" in the region, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told Sputnik.
17:05 20 February
President Ilham Aliyev receives delegation led by Qatari minister - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi.
15:04 20 February
Iran: “Referendum” in Nagorno-Karabakh unacceptable
The conduct of a “referendum” in Nagorno-Karabakh is an inappropriate, wrong and unacceptable step, said Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi.
13:19 20 February
Azerbaijani President attended panel discussion at Munich Security Conference
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended "The Fault Lines of Eurasia" panel discussion at the Munich Security Conference, APA reports.
23:52 18 February
Azerbaijani president meets with UN Secretary-General in Munich - UPDATED
President Ilham Aliyev once more congratulated Antonio Guterres on election as the UN Secretary-General. The head of state remembered the meetings with him in Baku with great pleasure.
18:34 18 February
President Ilham Aliyev meets with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Munich - UPDATED
They hailed the development of friendly relations and partnership between the two countries. Successful implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars, Southern Gas Corridor TANAP and other huge projects by Azerbaijan and Turkey was emphasized, and they pointed out continuation of cooperation in this field.
14:49 18 February
Allahshukur Pashazade: There is no conflict and sectarian discrimination among religious communities in Azerbaijan
Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade made the remarks at the meeting with students of International Multicultural Winter School from 16 countries on Feb.18, APA reports.
12:00 18 February
President Ilham Aliyev: "Azerbaijan will never agree to independence of Nagorno-Karabakh"
“Azerbaijan's territorial integrity must be restored, Armenian occupying forces must be withdrawn from the occupied territories, and Azerbaijanis should have the right to return the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, including Nagorno-Karabakh. After that, there will be a peace in the region,” said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in his interview to Al Jazeera TV, APA reports.
22:00 17 February
President Ilham Aliyev met with Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab in Munich
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab Eugene Kaspersky in Munich, APA reports.
21:07 17 February
Azerbaijani President met with Afghan President in Munich
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in Munich, APA reports.
20:20 17 February
Southern Gas Corridor created new regional cooperation format – Azerbaijani president
The head of state said that we are now implementing the Southern Gas Corridor project jointly with a number of other countries and companies, with the support of the European Commission and this project is the continuation the projects we started to implement in 1990s: “Now, the Southern Gas Corridor is the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. It costs over $40 billion. Currently, 7 countries are participating in this project. At least three countries will also join this project in the future. This project is supported by the European Commission. We discussed this issue with Šefčovič. There is a memorandum between the European Commission and Azerbaijan on strategic partnership on energy. Today, the Southern Gas Corridor is a reality”.
19:44 17 February
Several European countries purchase 30-40% of oil from Azerbaijan - president
The head of the state noted that the energy security should not be separated from national security: “From this point of view, Azerbaijan plays its important role by providing the region with energy security. Regarding implementation of large-scale gas supply project, Azerbaijan will play its important role in providing of European energy security. Of course, while speaking about Azerbaijan’s role in and contribution to European energy security, we must go back to the beginning of Azerbaijan’s energy strategy in the mid-1990s. At that time, a country, which had both internal and external difficulties, 1 million homeless citizens after Armenian occupation, had been independent for only three years, had invited the world’s leading companies to the Caspian Sea. This was a historical step and a decision changing the situation both in Azerbaijan and the region. Now, this step has changed the energy map of the region”.
18:53 17 February
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Munich Feb. 17.
18:45 17 February
Azerbaijan, Israel mull military-technical cooperation - UPDATED
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Defense Minister of Israel Avigdor Lieberman in Munich Feb. 17.
18:31 17 February
Munich Security Conference kicks off
The 53rd Munich Security Conference kicked off in Germany Feb. 17.
18:01 17 February
Ukrainian embassy: Any referendum in Azerbaijan can only be held under national legislation
Any referendum in Azerbaijan can only be held in accordance with the national legislation of this country, the Ukrainian Embassy in Azerbaijan told APA.
17:44 17 February
Azerbaijan Pardon Commission considers 100 pleas
The Pardon Issues Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held its next meeting on Feb. 17.
16:36 17 February
Azerbaijani parliamentary leadership meets media representatives
A meeting was held Friday between the Azerbaijani parliamentary leadership and heads of some electronic and print media outlets.
15:47 17 February
President Ilham Aliyev attends roundtable of Munich Security Conference
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended “On the Road to (Price) Stability? The return of OPEC and the Geopolitics of Oil” roundtable as part of the Munich Security Conference.
14:33 17 February