Lavrov, Kerry discuss Syrian situation
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation in Syria's northern city of Aleppo over phone on Monday evening, said the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
06:28 25 October
Azerbaijan, Switzerland ink agreements on visa facilitation, readmission
Baku - APA. Azerbaijan and Switzerland have signed two agreements on visa facilitation and readmission of persons illegally residing in their territories.
17:53 10 October
Russia blocks French UN security council ceasefire resolution on Syria's Aleppo
Baku-APA. Russia blocked a draft UN Security Council resolution on the cessation of hostilities in Syria's Aleppo favoring a proposal by the UN Envoy to Syria that focuses on evicting al-Nusra terrorists (al-Qaeda) from Eastern Aleppo, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:26 09 October
Development of Turkey-Russia ties may have positive effect on Karabakh conflict settlement, says expert
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. The development of Turkey-Russia relations may also have a positive effect on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Ali Resul Usul, chairman of the Center for Strategic Research of Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told reporters in Baku Oct. 7.
14:50 07 October
Ankara says US has no choice but to extradite Gulen soon
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The US has no choice but to extradite Fetullah Gulen to Turkey as soon as possible, Ali Resul Usul, chairman of the Center for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey told APA on Friday.
13:52 07 October
The European Azerbaijan Society open Benelux office in Brussels
Baku-APA. The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has opened a new office in the middle of the diplomatic quarter of Brussels, the hub of the European Union (EU). The relocation reflects the fact that the TEAS Brussels office has been redesignated as TEAS Benelux, APA reports.
20:39 05 October
No incident during OSCE monitoring on contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. The OSCE monitoring held on the line of contact between the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops has passed without incidents, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said Oct.5.
14:14 05 October
President Ilham Aliyev approves MoU on Azerbaijan Iran e-security co-op
Baku – APA. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the memorandum of understanding on e-security cooperation signed between Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Communication and High Technologies and Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology on 7 August 2016.
18:29 04 October
German foreign ministry official to join monitoring on contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops
Baku – APA. The OSCE is expected to monitor the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on Oct. 5, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry on Oct. 4.
10:06 04 October
Sept. 11 Widow Sues Saudi Arabia Following Congress Override
Baku-APA. A woman widowed when her husband was killed at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001 sued the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia just two days after Congress enacted legislation allowing Americans to sue foreign governments for allegedly playing a role in terrorist attacks on U.S. soil, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:10 01 October
About 50,000 people in nine countries regained sight as result of AIDA projects
Baku – APA. Today, September 29, the Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) is marking its 5th anniversary.
15:07 29 September
Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies aged 93
Baku-APA.Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, has died at the age of 93, two weeks after having a stroke, APA reports quoting the official Israel News Agency.
06:31 28 September
Azerbaijan, EU interested in developing bilateral relations
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
13:17 23 September
Azerbaijani FM: “All terrorist acts are unjustifiable regardless of their motivation and Azerbaijan strongly condemns terrorism in all its forms”
21:33 22 September
Azerbaijani FM: Status-quo in Karabakh conflict unacceptable
Baku – APA. The status quo in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is unacceptable and unsustainable as stated by presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries, said Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry Elmar Mammadyarov.
13:14 21 September
Azerbaijani FM on working visit in New York
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov is on a working visit in New York to take part at the general debates of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly.
11:22 19 September
NAM Summit Final Document expresses support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
Baku – APA. Throughout its history, the Non-Alignment Movement has played a fundamental role in the strengthening international peace and security, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov in his speech at the XVII Summit of the Heads of State or Government of the Non-Alignment Movement in Isla de Margarita, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
12:25 18 September
Azerbaijan allows Euronews film crew to visit its occupied territories
Baku – APA. Euronews film crew visited the occupied territories of Azerbaijan in accordance with the country’s legislation and the visit was coordinated, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA on Saturday.
15:00 17 September
Official of US Department of State thanks Azerbaijan for close cooperation
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan has organized an event on combat human trafficking.
19:58 16 September
President Ilham Aliyev approves agreement between Azerbaijan, Afghanistan
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the agreement signed in Baku July 15 between Azerbaijan and Afghanistan on military assistance.
18:06 07 September