EU leaders summit ends in Brussels
A two-day long Brussels summit of the European Council ended Friday with leaders agreeing on various issues including security, migration, Brexit, climate change and economy, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:13 24 June
President Ilham Aliyev attends opening of plant for production of components for revolver-type grenade launchers in Shirvan
Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a plant of the Defense Industry Ministry’s “Sharg” Production Unit for the production of components for 40x46 mm MSGL 40-type grenade launchers in country’s Shirvan city on June 23.
13:20 23 June
UK Ambassador: Azerbaijan is not only a major global energy player but also a source of opportunity for other areas of business
Q: One year has passed since you started your mission in Azerbaijan? How do you estimate the current level of relations between the two countries? What can you say about political relations?
12:12 23 June
Russian Su-27 warns off NATO F-16 trying to approach defense minister’s plane over Baltic
A NATO F-16 fighter jet has tried to approach the Russian defense minister’s plane above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. The plane was warded off by a Russian Su-27 escorting the minister’s aircraft, according to journalists who were on board, Russia Today reported.
14:28 21 June
Mattis Made no decisions on troop levels for Afghanistan - Pentagon
US media reported on Thursday that the United States may send almost 4,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
20:15 16 June
Committee chairman: 96% of Azerbaijani population are Muslim
“Muslims make up 96% of Azerbaijan’s population. The country has 2,200 mosques, 7 synagogues, 14 churches of both catholic and orthodox faiths. Every year Azerbaijan allocates financial assistance to various religious communities from its state budget. It’s all indicative of sustainable development,” Azerbaijan’s Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli told a plenary meeting held on the sidelines of the 14th Baku International Conference of Ombudspersons, APA reported.
13:15 16 June
NATO official compares situation in Karabakh with USSR-US relations during “cold war”
The arms race at the Karabakh conflict zone will not necessarily lead to a war, said NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai, APA reported citing news.am.
14:49 14 June
The state Department has accused Russia of meddling in the elections of France and the Netherlands
07:47 14 June
Russia would not have allowed to manipulate itself if joined NATO
Russia President Vladimir Putin said that the possibility of Russia's accession to NATO caused Washington's nervousness because Moscow would not have allowed manipulating itself in case of joining the alliance, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:30 13 June
NATO member countries concerned about growth of armaments in South Caucasus
All NATO member countries are concerned about the growth of armaments in the South Caucasus region, special representative of the NATO Secretary General in the South Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai told reporters in Yerevan, APA reports citing Armenian News-news.am.
18:30 12 June
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister meets with Commander of Land Forces of Turkey
On 12 June, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, met with the Commander of Land Forces of Turkey, General of the Army Salih Zeki Cholak, who is paying a visit to our country, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on its website.
16:08 12 June
Germany, NATO to keep troops in Afghanistan for long period
The defense minister expressed hope that Afghanistan would be able to tackle the pressing domestic issues, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
20:52 10 June
Trump commits US to NATO mutual defense article
President Donald Trump on Friday pledged to adhere to NATO's collective mutual-defense principle after refraining from doing so on a foreign visit to the transatlantic alliance's headquarters, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:51 10 June
Juncker urges EU states to boost defense spending
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday European Union members must increase defense expenditure and protect the bloc, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:30 09 June
Under Secretary of State Shannon: Azerbaijan remains a close partner of US in many areas
Washington, D.C. hosted a solemn dinner reception on the occasion of May 28 – Republic Day and the upcoming Day of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.
14:00 08 June
The U.S. Department of State: Russia planned to make a coup d'etat in Montenegro
The U.S. Department of State has declared that Russia planned to make a coup d'etat in Montenegro, partners of the republic in NATO have been informed on it, APA reports quoting RİA Novosti.
07:49 07 June
US vice president says Russia and Iran are one of biggest threats in world
US Vice President Mike Pence has called Russia, Iran and terrorism the “main threats” in the world.
10:31 06 June
Moscow Aims to revise cooperation programs with Montenegro as country joins NATO
Russia will revise cooperation programs with Montenegro, including those in the sphere of military and technical cooperation, after the country's joining NATO, according to Ozerov, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
03:35 06 June
Stoltenberg: Montenegro’s accession to NATO good for stability of Balkans
Montenegro’s accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is good for both, the stability on the western Balkans and global peace, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during the ceremony of Montenegro’s official accession into the military alliance, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
23:10 05 June
Montenegro officially joins NATO despite internal opposition
21:27 05 June