Rockets strike downtown Kabul, no casualties reported
As many as two rockets landed near the international military headquarters in downtown Kabul early on Saturday morning, Afghan security officials said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:25 21 October
British military attaché: We appreciate Azerbaijan’s efforts to cooperate with NATO
APA’s interview with Lieutenant Colonel David Ethell, the Tbilisi-based British military attaché on Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia
17:22 19 October
Azerbaijani, Polish FMs meet in Baku - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Polish counterpart Witold Waszczykowski in Baku on Wednesday, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
14:45 18 October
Approach to Iran exposes growing irritation between U.S. and allies
Just before President Trump announced on Friday that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron called his counterpart in Tehran to offer reassurance, Macron’s office said in a statement. No matter what Trump said, he told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Europe would continue to back the agreement, APA reports quoting the Washington Post.
05:31 15 October
US, Azerbaijan enjoy strong partnership in field of security, diplomat says
There is a strong partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan in the field of security, William R. Gill, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan, said at an opening ceremony of the improved irrigation system in Varkhan village of Saatli district, APA’s local bureau reported.
16:57 13 October
Georgian president calls for ‘unified strategy’ against Russia
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has called on international partners to work out a ‘unified strategy’ against Russia.
12:41 12 October
Mattis says U.S. will work to stay aligned with Turkey despite diplomatic tensions
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that military relations with Turkey had been unaffected by diplomatic tensions between the two countries and he would continue to work closely with his Turkish counterparts, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:24 12 October
Azerbaijani peacekeepers sent to Afghanistan
A group of 50 Azerbaijani military personnel was sent to Afghanistan in accordance with the plan and rotation for serving within NATO-led "Resolute Support" mission in Afghanistan, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on Tuesday.
17:57 10 October
US State Department approves sale of 3,900 F-35 bombs to Australia
The US State Department notified Congress September 29 of a potential sale of $815 million worth of GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bombs - Increment II (SDB II) sanctioned by the department to ship to Australia, according to an October 2 news release, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:44 04 October
Azerbaijani navy conducts preparatory training for NATO evaluation
Within the framework of the NATO Operational Capabilities Concept (OCC) Program, a training of the NATO evaluation level-1 (NEL-1) with the Maritime Interdiction Operations Boarding Party of the Azerbaijani Naval Forces is being conducted, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA.
13:33 02 October
22 militants killed in US air raid in Afganistan
Up to 22 militants, including at least eight fighters associated with the Jamaat ul-Ahrar (JuA), a splinter group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed and several others wounded in a military operation carried out by U.S. and Afghan forces in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday,APA reports quoting AA.
00:31 01 October
Representatives of Azerbaijan’s religious communities visit NATO Headquarters
Representatives of the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations and religious communities in Azerbaijan have paid a visit to the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The visit has taken place as a result of a joint project between the European Union and the State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, the Committee’s press service told APA.
18:25 29 September
Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss military cooperation
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with a delegation led Turkey’s Minister of National Defense Nurettin Canikli on Sept. 28, the Defense Ministry told APA.
17:34 28 September
Militants attack Kabul airport during Mattis visit, U.S. strike kills civilians
Suicide bombers and militants firing mortars attacked Kabul’s airport during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday, prompting a U.S. air strike that accidentally killed civilians, officials said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:48 28 September
France's Macron seeks EU joint armed forces
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday in a speech at the Paris-Sorbonne University that in the beginning of the next decade the European Union would need common Rapid Reaction Forces, a single defense budget and a common doctrine for action. The president also noted that the bloc should create common civil defense forces and joint border police, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
07:21 27 September
US set to restrict Russian flights over US, violating open skies treaty
01:47 27 September
Azerbaijani Defense Minister meets with NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative
The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with a delegation headed by the NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia Mr. James Appathurai on September 26, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said.
19:32 26 September
Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov meets NATO Secretary General's special representative
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Emergency Situations, Colonel General Kamaladdin Heydarov received a delegation led by the NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai, on September 26, the ministry’s press service told APA.
16:17 26 September
President Ilham Aliyev receives NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai.
16:00 26 September
Azerbaijan’s defense minister meets Italian ambassador
Azerbaijan's Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with the newly appointed ambassador of Italy to the country Augusto Massari on September 26.
13:21 26 September