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
Azerbaijan arrests Pakistani citizens for making fake visas
Investigations revealed that Pakistani citizens Basil Ahmad Zeshan and Wadwan Ahmad have tried to prepare fake visas for five Pakistani citizens.
15:02 16 September
3,201 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in August
Baku – APA. As many as 3,478 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in August 2016.
14:41 16 September
2,581 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in July
The State Migration Service (SMS) told APA that lost documents of 13 foreigners for temporary or permanent residence were replaced with new ones, 198 persons’ residence in the country was legalized. Decisions were made on 1,928 foreigners to leave the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 48 hours and on 653 foreigners to be removed in administrative order from the country.
13:26 17 August
Azerbaijan registered 29,800 marriages, 6,300 divorces in six months of 2016
Baku. Agshin Rafigoglu – APA-Economics. In January-June 2016, 29,800 marriages and 6,300 divorces were registered in Azerbaijan in January-June 2016.
18:05 12 August
Participant of Congress of World Azerbaijanis deported from Azerbaijan
Baku. Mubariz Aslanov – APA. Head of the Congress of Azerbaijanis in Ukraine’s Sumy region Mehriban Salmanova has been deported from Azerbaijan and banned from entering the country for a year.
13:27 13 July
2,282 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in June
Baku – APA. As many as 2,282 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in June 2016.
11:15 09 July
1,663 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in May
Baku – APA. As many as 1,845 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in May 2016.
12:50 09 June
Azerbaijan detains 10 Bangladeshi citizens for immigration law violations
It was revealed that Bangladeshi citizen Miah Firus organized illegal migration on the Azerbaijan-Turkey-Europe route through the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Miah Firus and Bangladeshi citizen Baharul Babar, who is living in Turkey, tried to organize illegal migration of Bangladeshi citizens Bepari MD Uzzal, Amin Mohammad Nurul, Hasan MD Mahibul, Kudus MD and Hasan Mahmudul to Turkey through Nakhchivan. They deceived their compatriots, brought them to Azerbaijan and settled in different locations. Employees of the State Migration Service detained these persons along with the organizer Miah Firus while attempting to leave for the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
13:01 17 May
Illegal migration to Azerbaijan declined dramatically
According to Nabiyev, three organized groups have been detained over the last two months for violating the country’s law on migration.
15:37 04 May
Azerbaijan detains 3 criminal groups for attempting to organize illegal migration
Moreover, as a result of measures recently taken by employees of the State Migration Service, nine citizens of Bangladesh were detained for violation of immigration regulations. The investigation found that Bangladesh citizens had attempted to organize illegal migration on the Iran-Turkey-Europe route through Azerbaijan.
14:14 22 April
Visa issuing process facilitated in connection with the World Chess Olympiad
Foreigners and stateless persons, who will travel to Azerbaijan during the World Chess Olympiad, will be able to get visas in the structural divisions of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s consular department in the country’s international airports.
20:30 18 April
Azerbaijan detains French citizen for attempting to illegally cross from Georgia
The French citizen has been repeatedly prosecuted for illegal activities, violence and theft, damage to public property, violation of public order and use of drugs, said the French embassy in Azerbaijan.
10:22 13 April
Border service heads of Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran discuss security issues in Caspian Sea
The press service of the SBS told APA that the sides exchanged views on the situation in the Caspian Sea and its development trends, the state and prospects of the cooperation on ensuring border security, and work done in combating smuggling, illegal migration, illegal fishing, and expressed readiness to exchange mutual information and experience on the above-mentioned fields.
10:54 12 March
Azerbaijan deprives nine foreigners of refugee status
Some 146 foreigners (255 – along with family members) appealed to the Azerbaijani State Migration Service for obtaining the refugee status. 164 foreigners were rejected to be granted the refugee status.
14:28 07 March
14 detained in Russia for preparing fake passports for IS militants
The FSB and Interior Ministry were able to stop the international criminal group, which was not only preparing documents for those from Russia and other former Soviet republics to fight among the ranks of IS in Syria, but also for those returning to Russia to carry out terrorist and extremist acts, as well as illegal migration.
13:31 18 February
1,145 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in January
Baku – APA. 1,569 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in January 2016.
14:27 10 February
Finance Ministry reveals misappropriation of funds in several state enterprises
According to Ministry’s press service, the State Financial Supervision Service has inspected the spending of funds allocated from the state budget for executive powers in two regions, reconstruction of regions, capital and current repairs of roads and buildings where the housing resources and budgetary organizations are situated, housing and communal services agencies, 14 departments of Ministry of Education, 4 of Health Ministry, 1 of Ministry of Youths and Sports, 1 of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, 2 under the State Migration Service and Ministry of Taxes, 2 scientific-research institutions of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan and Azeristiliktechizat OJSC. The Service also inspected the status of implementation of the project Second National Water Supply & Sanitation Project in 2011-2014, works of financial departments of Aghstafa, Agjabadi and Agdash regions on drawing up and execution of local revenues and expenditures, as well as spending of funds allocated for investment expenditures on repair-construction works in Narimanov district, financial and economic activities of the embassies of Azerbaijan in Turkey and Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Commonwealth of Australia New Zealand and Republic of Fiji, Consulate General in Batumi.
13:07 05 February
Azerbaijan – only country that doesn’t require tax from foreigner having working permit
He made the remarks Feb. 1 at the presentation of the Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration jointly produced by the European Court of Human Rights and EU Agency for Fundamental Rights was presented in Baku Feb. 1.
11:57 01 February
Handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration presented in Baku
The handbook was translated into Azerbaijani within the framework of the EU-funded project 'Consolidation of Migration and Border Management Capacities in Azerbaijan' carried out by the International Organization for Migration.
11:39 01 February