Azerbaijan at peak of democracy – Spanish MP
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Azerbaijan is at the peak of democracy, José María Chiquillo Barber, Spanish MP, a member of the NATO PA, told reporters in Baku Sept. 26.
18:31 26 September
Dutch Air Force Commander: More virtual training needed on F-35s
Baku-APA. The commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force has noted an increased need for NATO allies to conduct virtual training on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet, citing Europe’s overcrowded airways, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:48 23 September
Azerbaijani defense minister meets with German ambassador
Baku – APA. Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Azerbaijan Michael Kindsgrab on September 21, said defense ministry.
18:50 21 September
NATO's Mobile Training Group conducts courses in Baku
Baku – APA. According to the Program of Cooperation on Individual Partnership for 2016 between Azerbaijan and NATO, Mobile Training Group of the Command of Air Force of NATO in Ramstein holds training courses on "Air Forces Joint Operations Planning" in Baku, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Sept. 20.
16:49 20 September
South Caucasus – important region for NATO, says William Lahue
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. The South Caucasus is an important region for NATO, the Alliance Liaison Officer in the South Caucasus, William Lahue, said in an interview to Armenian news agency 1in.am.
18:06 15 September
EU should be stronger 'militarily' - Juncker
Baku – APA. Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Commission president, said in a major speech Wednesday that the 28-nation organization should be stronger militarily, ABC news reported.
13:19 14 September
Obama to host Italy's Renzi for state visit Oct. 18
Baku-APA. President Barack Obama will host Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi for an official visit on Oct. 18, the White House said on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:10 13 September
Azerbaijan, UK mull military cooperation
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with UK Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon as part of his visit to London, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Sept. 9.
13:50 09 September
Stoltenberg: Turkey, NATO in need of each other
Baku – APA. On the sidelines of his visit to Turkey, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was received by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday.
11:57 09 September
Stoltenberg: NATO to 'step up' Black Sea presence
Baku – APA. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance would strengthen its presence in the Black Sea, Anadolu Agency reported.
11:40 08 September
U.S. warns Russia against interfering with Western politics
Baku-APA. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned Russia against interfering with Western "democratic processes" and accused Moscow of aggressive behaviour aimed at eroding the international order, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:09 08 September
Georgian parliamentary speaker proposes location of new U.S. military base in Georgia
Usupashvili made the proposal during his speech broadcast live on “Rustavi 2” TV channel, APA’s Georgia correspondent reported.
10:29 07 September
Turkish deputy PM refutes change of axis on foreign policy
Baku-APA. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus on Tuesday rejected allegations his country was changing its foreign policy axis in the wake of a recent coup attempt in Turkey, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
03:31 07 September
Hillary Clinton plans to strengthen European allies against Russia
Baku-APA. Clinton’s running mate Tim Kaine said that the US Democratic nominee would strengthen Washington’s allies in Europe against Russia if she elected to be president of the United States, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:30 07 September
Poland wants to take responsibility for EU future, show model for reforms
Baku-APA. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo stated that the European Union should be reformed to meet the needs of the Europeans, but not the continent's elites, to increase the role of national parliaments and return the EU institutions back to their responsibilities described in EU documents, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:21 06 September
Warsaw, London support preservation of Anti-Russian sanctions
Baku-APA. Warsaw and London agree that the anti-Russian sanctions should remain in force until the implementation of the Minsk agreement on Ukrainian reconciliation, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:31 04 September
Former Canadian PM minister Harper resigns Parliament
Baku-APA. Canada said goodbye to Stephen Harper on Friday as the former decade-long prime minister resigned as a Member of Parliament to pursue the launch of a global consulting business, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:40 27 August
US: Jarabulus operation sign of ‘important progress’
Baku-APA. Turkey’s recent incursion into Syria to strike Daesh positions is an “indication of important progress” in securing the Turkish-Syrian border, the White House said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:17 25 August
German MP: Fulfillment of UN Security Council resolutions on Karabakh are unambiguous
“The United Nations are mediating in this conflict for many years. The resolutions of the Security Council are unambiguous and show clearly which steps have to be taken to end this conflict. Germany supports these resolutions and so do I personally. For Germany the territorial integrity of a State is a non-negotiable imperative. Notably, the territorial integrity in the Caucasus is in many cases not guaranteed, four examples being Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Crimea and Nagorno-Karabakh. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, peaceful solutions to conflicts on questions of demarcation were not achieved in many cases.
14:10 23 August
US military officers holding seminar in Baku
Baku – APA. The mobile training group of the Oklahoma Army National Guard is holding a seminar in Baku titled “Demands for logistics during international peacekeeping operations.”
13:45 16 August