"Referendum” in occupied Azerbaijani territories has no legal effect: MFA
The illegal “referendum”, planned to be held in the temporarily occupied territories of Azerbaijan, is a clear violation of the Constitution of Azerbaijan, as well as the norms and principles of international law and, therefore, has no legal effect, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Feb. 14.
17:23 14 February
Turkey raps Europe over ending easy Greek island visas
Turkey’s EU affairs minister Thursday criticized a European Commission decision to halt a program easing visa procedures for Turkish citizens traveling to Greek islands, calling it a sign that Europe is becoming more inward-looking, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:56 09 February
Foreign ambassadors to visit Jojug Marjanli
Ambassadors of foreign countries to Azerbaijan as well as representatives of diplomatic corps will pay a visit to the liberated Azerbaijani village of Jojug Marjanli next week in order to view the ongoing reconstruction work in the village, Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahangirzadeh told reporters on Thursday, APA reported.
17:14 09 February
Azerbaijan opposes politicization of Lapshin’s case
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs considers it wrong to politicize the criminal case filed against Alexander Lapshin, who is a citizen of several countries, and his extradition to Azerbaijan, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
16:48 08 February
Foreign journalists view demining and construction work in Jojug Marjanli
Foreign journalists accredited in Azerbaijan on Tuesday visited the Jabrayil district’s Jojug Marjanli village, liberated from the Armenian occupation.
16:22 07 February
Azerbaijan organizes foreign journalists’ trip to liberated Jojug Marjanli
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State Committee for Affairs of Refugees and IDPs have jointly organized a trip for representatives of foreign media outlets to the liberated Jojug Marjanli village of the Jabrayil District.
11:15 07 February
Iran’s anti-US detailed bill filed in ICJ
The filing of Iran’s anti-US detailed plan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by the International Law Center of the Presidential Office marks another effective step towards restoration of Iranian nation’s assets, APA reports quoting İRNA.
03:34 05 February
February 2 – Youth Day celebrated at Azerbaijani MES
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) held an event to mark February 2nd, celebrated as the Youth Day in the country.
12:00 02 February
Qatari FM to visit Azerbaijan
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Bin Jassim Al Thani will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan on Jan. 30-31.
16:08 30 January
Azerbaijan, GCC countries to hold strategic and economic forum
In the first half of 2017, it is planned to hold a Strategic and Economic Forum between Azerbaijan and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states in Baku.
18:55 23 January
Syria talks kick off in Astana
An international meeting on inter-Syrian negotiations began in Astana, APA reports citing Kazinform agency.
13:08 23 January
U.S. asks South Korea to arrest former U.N. chief Ban's brother
The U.S. government has asked South Korea to arrest a brother of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:41 21 January
Gambia's President Jammeh declares state of emergency
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, state television said, after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow who won an election on Dec. 1, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:53 17 January
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