U.S. provides over $30.8 million for mine and UXO clearance in Azerbaijan
From 1999 to 2016, the U.S. provided more than $30.8 million in Conventional Weapons Destruction programs in Azerbaijan aimed at mine and UXO clearance, training, equipment procurement, and expanding humanitarian demining teams, including mine detection dog teams, the U.S. Embassy in Baku tweeted on Wednesday.
16:26 13 December
Work linked with supplies of Russian S-400 systems to be over in one week - Erdogan
Work linked with supplies of Russian S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey is expected to be over in a week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday at a news conference after his talks with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin, APA reports quoting TASS.
02:28 13 December
Pentagon looking to triple size of Afghan air force by 2025
Air Force Brig. Gen. Lance Bunch said in a press briefing from Kabul that the US military is hoping to triple the size of the Afghan air force over the next 7 to 8 years with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and A-29 light attack aircraft, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:31 13 December
Russian credit to cover part of S-400 missile deal with Turkey
Russia will offer Turkey partial financing for Ankara's purchase of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems, APA reports that the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a Russian presidential aide.
22:20 12 December
EU leaders to discuss defense, migration this week
EU leaders will discuss defense, migration, social issues, education and culture during their meeting on Thursday and Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
20:46 12 December
NATO chief Stoltenberg’s mandate extended
Allies agreed today to extend the mandate of NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg by two years, until 30 September 2020, says a statement posted on the Alliance’s website.
16:52 12 December
Lavrov and Tillerson reiterate importance of further contacts on Afghanistan
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had a meeting on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Vienna on Thursday, reiterated that it is important to continue contacts on Afghanistan, APA reports quoting TASS.
03:32 08 December
Azerbaijan, Italy discuss military-technical cooperation
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with Ambassador of Italy to Azerbaijan Augusto Massari on December 7, the Ministry of Defense told APA.
14:07 07 December
NATO Mobile Training Team holds training course in Azerbaijan
The Mobile Training Team of Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Brunssum conducts a training course on the topic "Joint campaign and operational assessment" in Baku in accordance with the Individual Partnership and Cooperation Program between the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense and NATO for 2017.
18:17 06 December
Azerbaijan plans to increase number of peacekeepers in Afghanistan next year
Azerbaijan is planning to increase the number of its peacekeeping troops participating in NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan next year, the Defense Ministry’s press service told APA.
12:41 04 December
Azerbaijan provided air corridor when NATO forces’ route was blocked – Afghan president
Azerbaijan provided its air corridor when the route of NATO forces was blocked, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said at a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku on Dec. 1.
14:41 01 December
Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process 7th Ministerial Conference kicks off in Baku
The 7th Ministerial Conference, titled “Security and Economic Connectivity towards a Strengthened Heart of Asia Region”, kicked off in Baku on Dec. 1 within the framework of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process.
10:02 01 December
Merkel and Erdogan hold first phone call in months
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today discussed bilateral relations in their first phone conversation since tensions plunged to an all-time low this summer, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
07:07 01 December
West offers Turkey more than Iran, Russia: Tillerson
Western countries can offer Turkey more benefits than Russia and Iran, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, APA reports quoting AA.
05:19 29 November
Erdogan: "Turkey, Russia to talk Syria more regularly"
Turkey and Russia will meet more regularly to deal with the ongoing civil war in Syria, Turkey’s president said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:56 25 November
Dispute arises between Azerbaijani and Armenian MPs at NATO PA conference
A delegation of the Azerbaijani parliament has attended a conference at NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
14:53 25 November
NATO Days held in Azerbaijan Armed Forces
A group of experts from NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) held NATO Days in the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.
11:42 24 November
NATO chief says drill incident will not happen again
The NATO chief has reassured Turkey that the incident involving a civilian Norwegian official who depicted the Turkish leader as an "enemy collaborator" during an exercise in Norway would not happen again, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
22:57 23 November
President Ilham Aliyev invites NATO Sec-Gen to Azerbaijan
As part of his working visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived at the NATO headquarters at the invitation of the Alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
18:38 23 November
NATO calls on Azerbaijan to step up security sector reform
NATO is grateful for continued commitment of Azerbaijan to the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a joint press point with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev at NATO Headquarters on Nov. 23, APA reports.
18:18 23 November