Azerbaijani FM: France should prevent entry of Karabakh separatists into its territory
France, as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, should prevent the entry of representatives of the illegal regime, created in Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia, into its territory, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
16:31 17 January
Armenian parliament vice-speaker shows political illiteracy in every statement – Azerbaijani MFA
The vice-speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Eduard Sharmazanov, is apparently trying to follow the path of Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan in making absurd statements, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA.
18:10 29 December
Russian Foreign Ministry describes US’ new national security strategy as confrontational
The United States’ new national security strategy is openly confrontational, being geared not towards constructive cooperation but towards confrontation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting ITAR-TASS.
06:21 20 December
Belgium appoints first female ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia is well known for its extremely conservative views regarding women; however social reforms, initiated by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, might have be paving the way for unprecedented changes for women in the society, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
00:18 20 December
Pakistan rejects Trumps new security strategy
Pakistan on Tuesday rejected the new U.S. national security strategy which urged Islamabad to take action against terrorist safe havens in the country, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
22:25 19 December
Azerbaijan marks 25 years of its UNESCO membership
Organized by the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Administration of the Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve, an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s membership of UNESCO was held on Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry’s press service told APA.
18:22 19 December
Azerbaijani MFA: Armenia must understand that attempts to seize territories by force ‘unacceptable’
Armenia must understand that attempts to change the internationally recognized borders of states and seize territories by force are unacceptable and can in no way be considered legitimate, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told APA on Tuesday.
10:30 19 December
Turkey: Armenia must be held accountable for crimes in Azerbaijan’s Khojaly
Armenia must be held accountable for the crimes committed in Azerbaijan’s Khojaly town, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in response to a statement of the Armenian Foreign Ministry regarding the Armenian-Turkish protocols Dec. 14.
19:03 14 December
Akkuyu nuclear power plant project to be launched today
A ceremony of the beginning of the practical implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant project will be held in the Turkish province of Mersin, today, the press secretary of the project company Akkuyu Nuclear, Murat Fyrat said, APA reports quoting RİA Novosti.
01:17 10 December
Azerbaijan supports peaceful settlement of Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Foreign Ministry
Azerbaijan supports the peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in response to media outlets’ inquiry.
10:07 07 December
B-1B bomber joins U.S.-South Korea drills as tensions escalate
A U.S. B-1B bomber on Wednesday joined large-scale U.S.-South Korean military exercises that North Korea has denounced as pushing the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war, as tension mounts between the North and the United States, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:56 07 December
Azerbaijan, Afghanistan sign 5 documents
A ceremony of signing Azerbaijan-Afghanistan documents was held with participation of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in Baku on Dec. 1.
14:01 01 December
Elmar Mammadyarov meets with Indian minister of state for external affairs
On November 30, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Minister of State for External Affairs of India Mobashar Javed Akbar, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan to participate in the VII Ministerial Conference to be held in Baku within the framework of the "Heart of Asia" - Istanbul Process.
18:16 30 November
Ethiopia appoints honorary consul to Azerbaijan
Head of the State Protocol Department of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Parvin Mirzazade received the newly appointed Honorary Consul of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Alakbarov.
14:47 28 November
State Duma: Zuev’s candidacy for post of Russia’s ambassador to Azerbaijan not being considered
Russia’s new ambassador to Azerbaijan will be a diplomat who is currently an ambassador to one of CIS countries, Leonid Kalashnikov, Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, told APA's Moscow correspondent
14:40 28 November
UN Security Council to discuss Libya slave trade
The UN Security Council will meet on Tuesday, under the chairmanship of Italy, to discuss human trafficking in Libya, the French foreign affairs ministry announced on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:06 27 November
Azerbaijan strongly condemned terror attack in mosque in Egypt
Azerbaijan strongly condemned terror attack in mosque in Egypt, APA reports quoting the official twitter page of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.
22:17 24 November
Azerbaijan, Japan hold political consultations
As part of his visit to Japan, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov has met with Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mitsunari Okamoto, who is a member of the House of Representatives.
14:47 23 November
France does not recognize Nagorno-Karabakh: Foreign Ministry
France’s position is clear, the country does not recognize Nagorno-Karabakh, said the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.
11:19 23 November
Azerbaijani, Russian FMs meet in Baku - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan.
15:00 20 November