Lavrov to meet with Secretary General of PLO executive committee
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is going to meet with Secretary General of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee Saeb Erekat to discuss the Middle East peace process.
07:31 13 January
Iran receives Saudi invitation to discuss haj arrangements
An Iranian official confirmed on Monday that Saudi Arabia had invited Tehran to discuss arrangements for the annual Muslim haj, which Iran boycotted last year after hundreds died in a crush at the 2015 pilgrimage, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:01 10 January
Accountant of Kazakh embassy in Belarus suspected of $680K embezzlement
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan commented on the detention of a chief accountant of the Kazakh Embassy in Belarus suspected on $0.68 million embezzlement, AKI press reported.
13:58 05 January
Ziyafat Asgarov: I don’t trust Minsk Group, we should count on our own power only
At a time financial and economic crisis was raging throughout the world, Azerbaijan's economy largely managed to protect itself from risks, Ziyafat Asgarov, first deputy speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, chairman of the parliamentary Committee on security and defense, said in an interview to APA.
15:22 28 December
Azerbaijani Youth Foundation marks 5th anniversary
The Youth Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held an event on Thursday to mark the fifth anniversary of its establishment.
12:39 22 December
Baku reacts to Rouhani’s visit to Yerevan
Iran is an independent state and President Rouhani’s visit to Armenia is an Iranian government decision, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA on Wednesday.
14:20 21 December
Turkish Interior Mnister: 22-year-old police murders Russian envoy
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was shot dead by 22-year-old riot police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas, the Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:29 20 December
Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry issues statement condemning murder of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
“We strongly condemn terror act resulted in killing of Ambassador of Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey H.E. Mr. Andrey Karlov. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family, relatives and all colleagues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation,” reads a statement of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, APA reports.
23:00 19 December
Gunman who killed Russian Ambassador in Turkey was police officer
Baku-APA. The former Turkish police officer who killed Russian Ambassador Andrew Karlov has been identified as Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş of the Ankara Riot police, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
22:13 19 December
Russian Ambassador to Turkey dies after gun attack in Ankara - UPDATED-2
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov who was badly wounded in an armed assault in Ankara has died, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday. Moscow now views the murder of Russian Ambassador in Ankara as a terror attack, the statement said, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:38 19 December
Astana says will consider possibility of Syria talks
Kazakhstan on Saturday expressed readiness to consider the possibility of hosting Syria peace talks to end the long-standing crisis, APA reports citing RIA Novosti news agency.
23:38 17 December
Azerbaijan publicizes list of countries that will use ASAN Visa system
Azerbaijan has publicized the list of countries that will use ASAN Visa system
16:02 15 December
Unneeded state agencies be abolished, related ones merged, Azerbaijani MP suggests
Unneeded state agencies in Azerbaijan should be abolished and related agencies should be merged, said Azerbaijani MP Siyavush Novruzov.
15:37 07 December
Closure of several diplomatic missions abroad not on agenda: Azerbaijani MFA
The closure of several diplomatic missions of Azerbaijan abroad is not on the agenda right now, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA on Wednesday.
11:54 07 December
Malaysia says Myanmar violence against Muslim Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'
Baku-APA. Malaysia described the violence against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority as "ethnic cleansing" on Saturday, ahead of a planned solidarity march in Kuala Lumpur expected to be led by Prime Minister Najib Razak, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:05 03 December
Iran develops bill banning import of US-made goods
Tehran. Suleyman Farzaliyev – APA. Iranian Parliament has prepared a bill banning the import of US-made goods.
14:16 02 December
Austrian journalist asks Baku not to blacklist his name for visiting occupied lands
Baku – APA. Austrian citizen Martin Staudinger, a journalist with the “Profil” magazine who has made an illegal trip to the occupied Azerbaijani lands, has sent a letter of apology to Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, asking for his name not to be added to the list of “undesired persons,” the ministry’s press service told APA.
15:13 01 December
Lavash enters UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Lavash, a traditional thin flatbread, has been officially added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka,” Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told APA.
12:07 01 December
Moscow says Russia-Azerbaijan ties remain stable
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Bilateral relations between Russia and Azerbaijan remain continue to be stable, Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for Russia’s Foreign Ministry, told a briefing on Wednesday, APA's Moscow correspondent reported.
16:30 30 November
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s FM due in Azerbaijan
Baku – APA. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Igor Crnadak will be on an official visit in the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 1-2, 2016, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry said on Nov. 30.
15:10 30 November