Turkish FM: "Nearly 90 Turkish Foreign Ministry staff fired, 332 suspended in Post-Coup Purge"
Baku-APA. Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs dismissed 89 employees, suspended or recalled 332 from abroad in a large-scale purge following the July 15 failed coup, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
21:16 23 August
Elmar Mammadyarov sends condolences to Turkish counterpart
Baku - APA. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has sent a letter of condolences to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu over the terrorist attack committed during a wedding celebration in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.
11:21 22 August
North Korea deputy ambassador in UK defects to South
Baku-APA. North Korea's deputy ambassador in London has defected with his family to South Korea, making him the highest-ranking Pyongyang diplomat ever to flee the isolated regime for the democratic South, South Korea said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:25 18 August
Afghan Taliban frees six Pakistani helicopter crew captured after crash
Baku – APA. Five Pakistanis and a Russian who were captured by the Afghan Taliban after their government helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan have been released and turned over to Pakistani custody, officials said on Saturday, APA reports citing to Reuters.
12:44 13 August
Putin: Russia isn’t trying push other mediators aside in settlement of Karabakh conflict
Baku – APA. I would like to touch on one more issue. We often hear that Russia is trying to monopolize the work related to the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and push other mediators aside. That is a misconception.
12:31 05 August
North Korea: U.S. crossed 'red line', declared war
Baku-APA. North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington “crossed the red line” and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. andSouth Korea hold annual war games as planned next month, APA reports quoting USA Today.
21:29 28 July
Cuba, U.S. to discuss mutual compensation for economic losses
Baku-APA. Cuba and the United States will meet next week to discuss mutual compensation for economic losses, announced Josefina Vidal, the director of U.S. affairs at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, on Friday, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
07:53 23 July
UK Brexit minister offers no guarantees to new EU arrivals
Baku-APA. The head of Britain's new Brexit ministry on Sunday said that EU migrants arriving between now and the country's official departure from the bloc may not be guaranteed the right to remain, APA reports quoting AFP.
06:23 17 July
Two Armenian citizens killed in Nice attack
Baku – APA. Two Armenian citizens were killed in the assault on a Bastille Day celebration in Nice on July 14, which killed at least 84 people, the Armenian Weekly newspaper reported.
15:08 15 July
Caspian Sea legal status mulled in Astana
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The 46th session of the ad hoc working group, tasked to develop a convention on the Caspian Sea's legal status, was held in Astana on July 11-12, said a statement from the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
19:01 12 July
Armenia and Russian FMs discuss realization of the arrangements on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Baku-APA. On July 4, Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia and Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia, who is in Yerevan within the framework of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, discussed the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, APA reports quoting the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry.
20:21 04 July
Foreign Ministry: OSCE chairman to visit Azerbaijan on June 30
Baku - APA. Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on June 30.
16:07 29 June
Azerbaijani FM: Int’l community considers status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict unacceptable
He made the remarks during the meeting with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in Baku June 28, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry told APA.
17:47 28 June
New composition of State Commission on Azerbaijan-IAEA co-op approved
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on making amendments to the Presidential Order, dated 16 July 2010, on the approval of the new composition of the State Commission on cooperation between Azerbaijan and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
12:21 28 June
Azerbaijani President disclosed details of the St. Petersburg meeting
Baku-APA. “The positive moment is that a month after the Vienna meeting on the initiative of the Russian side in St. Petersburg held a regular meeting. We view this meeting as positive. Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the official position of Azerbaijan and this position is, of course, open to the public”.
23:06 25 June
Two detained over withdrawing large sum of money from foreigners’ plastic cards
The Internal Affairs Ministry told APA that as a result of the operational and technical measures taken by the Ministry's Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crimes, Khachmaz district residents Khatai Aliyev and Orkhan Seyidov, who illegally withdrew a large sum of money from plastic cards of nearly 50 bank customers of foreign countries via online payment websites by using special cyber programs, were arrested.
18:31 24 June
State Dept: dialogue mechanisms between US, Azerbaijan should be reinforced
She made the remarks during a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov in Baku June 23.
17:30 23 June
NATO Defence College delegation pays visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku-APA. 114 Senior Course members and delegates, representing 31 countries, from NATO Defence College in Rome pay an academic visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan on 22 June 2016. It is the third visit of the said Course to our country, APA reports quoting the press service of the Ministry of Defence.
20:16 22 June
North Korea diplomat expected to attend China forum with U.S. envoy
Baku-APA. A North Korean diplomat who was part of the so-called six-party talks aimed at ending the country's nuclear program arrived on Monday in China, where she is expected to attend a forum in which the U.S. nuclear envoy will take part, Japan's Kyodo news agency said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:23 21 June
Ankara expects EU to seal refugee cooperation efforts with visa-free travel
Baku-APA. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said in a statement on Saturday that Turkey expects its cooperation with the European Union on the refugee resettlement will grant Turkish citizens a visa-free travel within the Schengen zone, APA reports quoting Daily Sabah.
07:55 19 June