FM: Enabling safe return of Azerbaijani refugees, IDPs must be at center of int’l efforts
Baku – APA. Enabling safe and dignified return of Azerbaijani refugees and IDPs must be at the center of international efforts, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
10:20 24 September
Armenia continues to violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Baku – APA. Armenia’s armed forces have 9 times violated the ceasefire on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops over the past 24 hours, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry on Sept. 24.
10:14 24 September
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan addressed the UN General Assembly
Baku-APA. “Over the period passed since the last General Debate, no substantive progress has been achieved in the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict. Armenia continues to occupy the territories of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven adjacent districts, in flagrant violation of international law and resolutions 822, 853, 874 and 884 adopted in 1993 by the United Nations Security Council. Its engagement in the conflict settlement process is nothing but imitation,” said Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, APA reports.
05:18 24 September
Return of Azerbaijani refugees to their homes will enhance full-fledged intra-regional cooperation – foreign minister
Baku – APA. “Withdrawal of Armenian military forces from the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and ensuring the return of the refugees and internally displaced persons to their homes will not only contribute to peace and security in the South Caucasus but also enhance full-fledged intra-regional cooperation”, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at the Extraordinary Session of Council of Ministers of the ECO Member States, press service of the Foreign Ministry told APA.
19:59 23 September
Armenia’s access to Russian-made Iskander poses threat to region
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Russia’s handing over the Iskander missile complexes to Armenia can bring additional threats to the region, Pavel Felgenhauer, a Moscow-based defense analyst and columnist for the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, told APA’s Moscow correspondent.
17:41 23 September
Israel following developments over Karabakh conflict: Foreign Ministry
Tel-Aviv. Malahat Najafova – APA. Israel is following developments over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Rafael Harpaz, director of the Eurasian Department of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, former Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan, an APA correspondent reported from Tel-Aviv.
14:46 23 September
EU supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity – Mogherini
Baku – APA. The European Union supports the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Azerbaijan and is interested in a peaceful solution to the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, said EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
12:29 23 September
Austrian Airlines willing to resume flights to Azerbaijan
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Sebastian Kurz on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
11:51 23 September
OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs release statement on the results of meeting with Azerbaijani and Armenian FM's
Baku-APA. The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group released a statement on the results of meeting with the Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers in New York, APA reports quoting the official website of OSCE.
23:10 22 September
OSCE MG looks forward to progress on key issues on Karabakh conflict settlement
Baku – APA. The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs look forward to progress on key issues on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick tweeted on Thursday.
18:02 22 September
Azerbaijani FM meets with OSCE MG co-chairs
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov had a meeting with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, James Warlick of the United States of America, and Pierre Andrieu of France on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
11:40 22 September
Azerbaijani FM calls Armenia's military drills in occupied Aghdam provocation
Baku – APA. Armenia's military drills held in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan’s Aghdam district is a serious provocation aimed at undermining the negotiation process over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict’s settlement, the country’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said.
10:18 22 September
Latvian President: "Settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should take an important place on the international agenda"
Baku-APA. One of the strategic priorities for Latvia remains the stability and security of Europe's eastern neighbors, said President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at the 71th session of the UN General Assembly, APA quoting the UN website,
06:21 22 September
OSCE MG co-chairs meets with Armenia FM in New York
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs James Warlick (US), Igor Popov (Russia), Pierre Andrieu, and Personal Representative to the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk has met with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit in New York, Armenia’s Foreign Ministry said on Sept. 21.
17:48 21 September
Azerbaijani FM: Status-quo in Karabakh conflict unacceptable
Baku – APA. The status quo in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is unacceptable and unsustainable as stated by presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries, said Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry Elmar Mammadyarov.
13:14 21 September
Germany willing to contribute to Karabakh conflict settlement, says president
Baku – APA. As the presiding country of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Germany is willing to contribute to a speedy and peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, German President said in a message addressed to his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, RIA Novosti reported.
12:38 21 September
Paris ready to host talks on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Baku – APA. French President Francois Hollande reaffirmed on Wednesday his commitment to the Nagorno-Karabakh peace settlement and said that Paris was ready to host the next round of negotiations on the conflict, Spuntik International reported.
12:22 21 September
Armenia’s military exercises in Aghdam – another provocation, says Azerbaijan
Baku – APA. “Military exercises held by Armenian armed forces in Azerbaijan’s occupied Aghdam district are the next serious provocation and threat to mediation efforts of the OSCE MG co-chairs”, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hikmet Hajiyev said in a statement to APA.
19:56 20 September
President Ilham Aliyev explain reasons for OSCE Baku Office closure
Baku – APA. The OSCE Office in Baku was closed in June 2015 under the decision of the Azerbaijani government to terminate the memorandum of understanding signed with OSCE, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
18:12 20 September
At UN meeting, Azerbaijan highlights Syrian Armenians’ settlement in Karabakh
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. Armenia, abusing the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis, continues to settle Syrian Armenians in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, said Chief of Azerbaijan’s State Migration Service (SBS) Firudin Nabiyev in New York Sept. 19.
16:29 20 September