Senate of Colombia passes decision regarding occupation of Azerbaijani territories
Baku. Anakhanim Hidayatova – APA. The Senate of Colombia passed a decision regarding the occupation of Azerbaijani territories. Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Elman Abdullayev said the decision was passed unanimously.
16:59 23 April
Elnur Aslanov: “The meeting initiative of a small group is an attempt to draw attention, but not to have effect on public opinion” - INTERVIEW
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Interview with the head of the department of political analysis and information of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Elnur Aslanov
19:24 20 April
I will continue to denounce aggressive policy of Armenia at all international events, Ilham Aliyev
President ilham Aliyev noted that he always touched truth about Nagorno karabakh, occupation of our territories, and having refugees and IDPs more than one million and atracted attention of the world socity to these issues.
01:48 17 April
Chairman of Azerbaijani Delegation to EURONEST PA complains about Armenian parliamentarians to EURONEST and European Parliament leadership
According to APA, the letter says that during the EURONEST PA session, particular measures were carried out to ensure the security of the Armenian Delegation in Baku, who were happy for the full ensuring of their security by the Azerbaijani side with high level professionalism. “And Mr. Vahan Hovhannisyan, Chairman of the Armenian Delegation, admitted that “they noticed no aggression on the part of Azerbaijani MPs, the security workers and people, in general.” Thus, we tried to be inclusive hosts, caring for the security and welfare of all our guests, including of the Armenian delegation, and I believe that we succeeded in doing this.
11:22 09 April
“The Washington Times” publishes article about Khojaly genocide
The article also includes talks with massacre victims. “I don’t think there has been a day in the last 20 years when I have failed to recall the butchered and tortured corpses left behind in Khojaly,” says 50-year-old Aloysat Gasimov, who was one of the first Azeri officials to arrive in the area after the Armenian and Russian soldiers withdrew.
11:36 07 April
Azerbaijan’s President: Holding the session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly beyond the European Union is a brave decision
Baku – APA. “Holding the session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly beyond the European Union is a brave decision. This session demonstrates our partnership spirit,” Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said at the official opening ceremony of the second session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in Baku, APA reports.
17:41 03 April
April weather forecast in Azerbaijan
Hydrometeorology Prognosis Bureau of the National Hydrometeorology Department of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA that the amount of monthly precipitation will be close normal but in northern and eastern regions above normal.
14:58 30 March
Anar Mammadov comments on reports about him - EXCLUSIVE
It is just a next libel written about me”, Chairman of Board of Directors of ZQAN Holding, Founder of America-Azerbaijan Alliance Anar Mammadov told APA commenting on the reports that he beat former head of Guba region Rauf Habibov. Mammadov also explained why he kept silence on the previous reports about him: “The main reason of my silence is my unwillingness to react to a false thing. I expressed my reaction by appealing the court. Azerbaijan is a democratic country, it has a free press. It is necessary to specify, think and know a person before writing anything about this person”.
13:16 13 March
Anar Mammadov: “Under auspices of American-Azerbaijan Alliance, nearly 150 million people in the United States have been informed about the Khojaly genocide”
He said the educational work has been strengthened in recent years towards delivering information about the Azerbaijani realities to the world and he reminded about the mass actions held in many countries on the anniversary of Khojaly genocide. “American-Azerbaijan Alliance has also held large events on the anniversary of Khojaly genocide. US’ leading newspapers – The New York Times and The Washington Post published articles about the Khojaly genocide. Posters were placed in nearly 400 subway trains and buses, brochures were distributed among the people in some airports of the US. Materials about the Khojaly genocide were placed on some information sites”
19:54 12 March
Ali Hasanov: “Azerbaijani youth must work jointly with Azerbaijani youth abroad”
We are ready to care about you”, said the Head of Public Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Ali Hasanov during the constitutive congress of the World Azerbaijani Youth Union. He called Azerbaijani youth to be active in the countries where they live and study. “To know foreign language and be intellectual is not enough to represent Azerbaijan. It demands activeness too”.
14:40 12 March
Pakistani Ambassador: If Azerbaijan decides to liberate its occupied territories through military way, Pakistan will fully support Azerbaijan
- How do you evaluate the results of the work done since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan?
13:34 12 March
Documentary “Endless Corridor” presented under auspices of Heydar Aliyev Foundation-PHOTO
According to APA, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva attended the presentation ceremony. The film presentation was held within the “Justice for Khojaly” international campaign and dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy. The documentary filmed by the group of British, Lithuanian, Estonian and Finnish cinematographers is about the crossroad of the fates of the people with different nationality, profession and political view at night to February 26, 1992.
23:55 11 March
Gudrat Hasanguliyev: “Preliminary agreement was reached to hold discussion of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict at the Belgian Federal Parliament”
Baku – APA. Chairman of the All Azerbaijan Popular Front Party, MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev joined the Azerbaijani delegation which attended the Belgian Senate and Federal Parliament hearing on Nagorno Karabakh conflict and other meetings on the initiative of the Azerbaijan-Belgium parliamentary working group. Hasanguliyev said MP Elkhan Suleymanov played an important role in organizing this visit. According to APA, Azerbaijani delegation also met the speaker of Belgian Senate, the founder of the organization of Lawyers without Borders, the director of European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center, chairman of Foreign Relations Committee of the Federal Parliament, speaker of the parliament of Brussels. “At least 120 members of the Belgian Senate and Federal Parliament attended the hearing “Occupied territories – forgotten territories” (Legal and humanist aspects of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict). Head of the Azerbaijani delegation, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Hasanov made a speech during the hearing and informed the Belgian lawmakers in details about the reasons of the conflict, interests of the regional countries in the frozen and continuous conflict”, said Hasanguliyev.
15:32 10 March
Elkhan Suleymanov: There is no doubt the fact of occupation of Azerbaijani lands by Armenia
According to APA, the sides exchanged views on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the role of Europe in its resolution. Head of Delegation, Head of Working Group of the Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan Interparliamentary Relations with Belgium Elkhan Suleymanov said that this problem does not find its decision without the support of the international community, including Europe. "Europe could play an important role in resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict”, - said the MP.
07:49 08 March
The Belgium parliament holds hearing on the Karabakh conflict
At the meeting, organized by the head of a working group of inter-parliamentary cooperation Azerbaijan-Belgium Elkhan Suleymanov, was attended by Deputy head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov, Deputy Minister for Economic Development Sevinc Hasanova, Doctor of international law Fuad Suleymanov, doctor of historical sciences Maharram Zulfugarli, Director of European Center for Security and Strategic Studies Claude Moniquet, founder of the organization "Borderless Lawyers" Pierre Legros.
21:39 06 March
Sinan Ogan: “Turkish Parliament recognized Khojaly tragedy as a crime against humanity and massacre”
Baku. Ramil Mammadli – APA. “I have submitted a proposal to the Turkish parliament to recognize Khojaly tragedy as genocide. This event was recognized by the Turkish parliament as a crime against humanity and massacre. But recognition of Khojaly as genocide will take long time”, said Turkish MP from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Sinan Ogan, APA reports. He said that the world parliaments usually pursue a policy not recognize such acts as genocide: “This is a sensitive issue. Turkey named Khojaly tragedy as a crime against humanity and massacre. I consider that our draft law will be adopted during the next period. The main thing is that Turkey showed its support to the people of Azerbaijan.”
11:14 02 March
Azerbaijani embassy official: “We have predicted the provocation at the event held in Hacettepe University”
The embassy warned our students not to go to that event. But there were unmindful of our warnings and went to the event”, spokesperson of Azerbaijani embassy in Turkey Elsevar Salmanov told APA.
14:50 01 March
US Azerbaijani Diaspora organizations thank members of German Bundestag for statement on Khojaly Massacre anniversary
According to the campaigners, the two ascertaining numerical Representatives of the Human Rights Committee of the Left faction, Annette Groth and Katrin Werner called the massacre as a grave war crime. According to Human Rights Watch, and the Russian human rights center Memorial, it was the largest massacre in the former war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh. Over 600 Azerbaijani and Muslim civilians and civilians, including many war refugees, the sick, the elderly, women and children, were massacred by the Armenian armed forces mercilessly.
12:34 01 March
Azerbaijani President gives interview to TRT
The Head of State responded to a number of questions, covering the French Constitutional Council’s decision to overturn a bill criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide, current state of and prospects for Turkey-Azerbaijan friendly relations, settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, commemoration of victims of the Khojaly genocide and energy cooperation
18:01 29 February
Chairman of the Pakistani Senate’s Committee on Foreign Affairs: “According to our parliamentary system the resolution adopted unanimously by any committee is considered as the Senate’s resolution”
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. “Pakistan was the second country that recognized Azerbaijan’s independence. At the same time it is one of the 3 countries that don’t recognize Armenia officially”, said Chairman of the Pakistani Senate’s Committee on Foreign Affairs Salim Seyfulla Khan at the press conference held in Baku, APA reports.
14:19 29 February