Parviz Shahbazov appointed Azerbaijan’s new energy minister
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on Oct. 12 to appoint Parviz Shahbazov as the country’s new energy minister, said the president’s press service.
17:04 12 October
Stella Kyriakides elected new PACE President
Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD) has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) following the resignation of Pedro Agramunt (Spain, EPP/CD) on 6 October 2017, said the message on PACE’s website.
17:43 10 October
Azerbaijan says new deal with EU creates important framework for comprehensive development of ties
A new agreement expected to be signed between Azerbaijan and the European Union covers the political, economic, transport, energy, humanitarian and other areas, and creates an important framework for the comprehensive development of bilateral relations, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:29 10 October
Substantial negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement discussed in New York - UPDATED
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov with participation of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America), the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk had a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 72nd Session in New York, APA reports citing Press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
00:03 24 September
Azerbaijan, Vanuatu establish diplomatic relations
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade of the Republic of Vanuatu Bruno Leingkone on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA on Saturday.
13:15 23 September
Azerbaijan approves customs cooperation protocol with Kyrgyzstan
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree approving the protocol between the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan and the State Customs Service under the Government of Kyrgyzstan on cooperation in the field of professional training and professional development of personnel, APA reported.
18:24 22 September
Azerbaijani FM: Non-Aligned Movement plays crucial role in maintaining int’l peace
The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is playing a crucial role in maintaining the international peace and security, and addressing a wide range of issues from regional security to social and economic development, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:14 21 September
FM: Azerbaijan supports lasting solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Azerbaijan supports a just and lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:00 20 September
Lavrov, Abbas discuss efforts to restore Palestinian unity
Efforts to restore Palestinian unity were in focus of a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
00:36 20 September
New building of French-Azerbaijani University inaugurated
An opening ceremony was held Friday of the new building of the French-Azerbaijani University (UFAZ), which operates under Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU).
15:32 15 September
US Envoy for North Korea meeting with Russian officials in Moscow - State Dept.
The US State Department reports that the country's Special Representative for North Korea Joseph Yun is meeting Russian officials in Moscow in order to discuss cooperation on the Pyongyang issue, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
04:21 13 September
Lapshin makes suicide attempt in prison
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to pardon Alexander Lapshin, the Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs, Ali Hasanov, told AZERTAC.
12:17 11 September
Azerbaijan sends 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Rohingya Muslims - UPDATED
The Azerbaijani government has sent 100 tons of humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who are suffering from the ongoing mass violence in Myanmar, APA reports quoting a joint statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan.
20:20 08 September
Body of Azerbaijani athlete killed in road accident in Beirut sent to Nakhchivan
It is reported that as a result of the steps taken by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Lebanon in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, negotiations with state structures, lawyers and hospital rendered first aid to the deceased, his body was sent to Azerbaijan. The body is accompanied by Aliyev’s mother Malakhat Hasanova.
19:39 08 September
Monument to military figures of Azerbaijani Democratic Republic unveiled in Warsaw
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, who is on a visit to Poland, took part on Thursday an unveiling ceremony of the monument erected in Warsaw in memory of the military figures of the period of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, Lieutenant-General Suleyman Bey Sulkevich and Colonel Veli Bey Yadigar, the Defense Ministry told APA.
17:51 07 September
Azerbaijani, Turkish, Georgian FMs adopts Baku statement
A statement was adopted following the sixth trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian foreign ministers in Baku on Wednesday.
13:20 06 September
Georgia MFA: Cooperation plan to be approved at ministerial meeting in Baku
A plan of cooperation for 2017-2019 will be approved at the sixth trilateral meeting of the Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish foreign ministers to be held in Baku on September 6, the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
19:04 05 September
The German authorities refused Turkey to freezing the accounts of supporters of Gulen
The authorities of the Federal Republic of Germany has rejected the demand of the Turkish authorities on freezing the accounts of living on the territory of Germany supporters accused of organizing an attempted military coup in the Turkish Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, a fugitive from prosecution in the United States, said on Saturday, September 2, Spiegel, citing informed sources, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:17 03 September
Afghan president says ready for dialogue with Pakistan
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Friday expressed willingness to engage in political dialogue with Pakistan for peace in the region, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:10 01 September
FM Mammadyarov says Azerbaijan interested in building ties with EU on mutually agreed priorities
Azerbaijan has been a reliable EU partner, and the growing number of strategic partners among the EU member states and V4 Group inspires it to advance dialogue with the EU under the same conditions, Azerbaijani Foreign Minster Elmar Mammadyarov said.
14:42 31 August