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
EU minister 'proud of' Turkey hosting 3 mn refugees
Baku-APA. Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik on Tuesday said he is "proud of" Turkey hosting three million refugees, APA reports quoting AA.
03:29 30 November
Deputy FM : Azerbaijan and EU to start negotiations on new agreement
Baku-APA. Azerbaijan and EU are actively preparing for the beginning of negotiations on a new agreement on strategic partnership, but it is unlikely the talks will begin before the end of this year. The journalists on Friday, said Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Mahmud Mammadguliyev.
21:25 25 November
Foreign Ministry reduces period for review of applications from Azerbaijanis living abroad and foreigners staying in Azerbaijan
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. The Board of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan has made amendments to the “Administrative regulation on admission of applications by Azerbaijanis living abroad and foreigners and stateless persons staying in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan”.
12:45 24 November
Azerbaijan urges US to ramp up efforts to settle Karabakh conflict
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The US, together with other OSCE Minsk Group co-chairing countries, should ramp up efforts to resolve the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
17:41 22 November
German OSCE Chairmanship actively involved in int’l efforts on Karabakh conflict settlement – ambassador - INTERVIEW
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Interview with German Ambassador to Azerbajan Michael Kindsgrab
14:50 21 November
Azerbaijani foreign ministry: Event on separatist regime in Nagorno-Karabakh cancelled in Brussels
Baku – APA. Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Belgium and Azerbaijani Parliament took necessary measures to prevent provocative events intended to be held in Brussels on November 16-19, 2016 in order to promote the so-called regime established by Armenia in occupied territories of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani Diaspora organizations operating in Belgium were also involved in these measures.
11:30 19 November
Russian and French FMs discussed the activities of the OSCE Minsk Group on Karabakh settlement
Baku-APA. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Eyraud had a telephone conversation, APA reports quoting press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
23:54 17 November
Minister: Azerbaijan-EU strategic partnership agreement to provide fundamental legal framework for development of comprehensive bilateral relations
Baku - APA. Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Pedro Filipe Soares, Vise-President of Foreign Relations and Portuguese Communities Committee of Parliament within his official visit to Portugal, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on its official website.
19:22 16 November
Azerbaijani FM to mull Karabakh conflict in Paris
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will pay a working visit to France on November 17, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry told APA.
15:52 16 November
Azerbaijan welcomes European Council adopting mandate for talks on new agreement
Baku – APA. Baku welcomes and approves the EU’s preparation of the agreement on comprehensive cooperation with Azerbaijan and the issuance of a mandate for negotiations in this area, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA.
17:23 14 November
Greek PM Tsipras reshuffles cabinet in bid to speed up reforms
Baku-APA. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reshuffled his cabinet late on Friday in a bid to speed up reforms Athens has agreed to implement under its latest international bailout deal, and to shore up his government's popularity, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:56 05 November
Turkish FM criticizes EU's stance on PKK terrorism
Baku-APA. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has criticized the stance of EU on Turkey's fight against the PKK terrorist group, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:25 05 November