Azerbaijan detains Indian citizens accused of aiding illegal migration
Azerbaijan’s border guards have detained several people accused of aiding illegal migration along the country’s border with Georgia, the State Border Service’s press service told APA.
16:05 27 December
EU says work underway to prepare comprehensive agreement with Azerbaijan
The work is underway to prepare a comprehensive agreement between the European Union and Azerbaijan, Kestutis Jankauskas, head of the EU delegation to Azerbaijan, said in Baku Dec. 18 at an event dedicated to the International Migrants Day, APA reported.
13:05 18 December
573 people obtain Azerbaijani citizenship in 2017: Migration Service
The government of Azerbaijan is working to ensure the protection of migrants’ rights, Deputy Head of the State Migration Service Parviz Musayev, said Monday addressing a ceremony dedicated to the International Migrants Day, APA reported.
12:29 18 December
Azerbaijan identifies 10 people suspected of ties with foreign intelligence agencies
Ten people suspected of collaborating with foreign intelligence agencies with an aim to conduct sabotage and reconnaissance and one person suspected of secret cooperation with them were identified in Azerbaijan.
11:14 14 December
Azerbaijan establishes organizing committee for Baku BMX World Championships 2018
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on establishment of an Organizing Committee for holding the World Championships 2018 in Baku.
18:35 15 November
Ukrainian authorities set to deport Saakashvili — Migration Service
Ukrainian authorities are set to deport the former Georgian president, Mikhail Saakashvili, who is also a former governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, the State Migration Service said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
04:51 25 October
Former president of Georgia moves to tent camp outside Ukraine's parliament
Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian President turned fiery Ukrainian oppositionist who leads the Rukh Novikh Sil [New Forces Pathway] movement, on Tuesday moved to the protesters’ tent camp opposite the Verkhovna Rada national parliament, APA reports quoting TASS.
02:28 25 October
Saakashvili's issue must be resolved through legal means: Ukrainian FM
The issue in relation to former Georgia’s president Mikheil Saakashvili must be solved though legal means, Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry Pavlo Klimkin told reporters in Baku on Tuesday, APA reported.
19:49 03 October
Saakashvili asks Ukraine for political asylum
Georgia’s former president Mikheil Saakashvili has asked Ukraine for political asylum, Saakashvili’s lawyer Markiyan Halabala said, APA reported citing Ukrainski Novini.
17:31 03 October
Another IBA official charged with embezzlement standing trial
The criminal case of Eynal Safarov, the treasurer of International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) OJSC accused of embezzlement in large quantities (Article 179.3.2) in the bank’s Narimanov branch, has been submitted to court.
15:46 26 September
13 foreigners arrested for illegally living in Azerbaijan
5 Pakistani, 5 Indian, 1 Philippine, 1 Turkish and 1 Kazakh citizens illegally living in Azerbaijan have been detained in the latest anti-migration operations conducted by the State Migration Service (SMS), APA reported.
16:54 07 August
Saakashvili rejects refugee status after loss of Ukrainian citizenship
Georgia’s ex-president and former Ukrainian governor Mikheil Saakashvili vowed Thursday he would fight for the right to return to Ukraine after it stripped him of citizenship, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:57 27 July
Azerbaijan detains 12 illegal immigrants
Twelve illegal immigrants have been detained in Azerbaijan as a result of series of measures taken by the country’s State Migration Service (SMS), the SMS press service told APA.
13:55 18 July
Internationally wanted Turkish citizen detained in Azerbaijan
As a result of a series of measures taken by Azerbaijan’s State Migration Service against illegal migration, a Turkish citizen named Hasan Tekbicak, who has been illegally living in Azerbaijan for a long period, has been detained.
14:00 30 June
Azerbaijan restricts entry of 264 foreigners in May
In May 2017, 1,856 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners without observing rules of stay, temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed, the State Migration Service told APA.
14:16 16 June
Ministry: Over 6,800 foreigners did not obtain work permit last year
According to the ministry, 6,259 of these appeals were related to obtaining of work permit, 5,012 – to extension of existing permit.
11:49 13 June
Azerbaijani President signs order setting up working group to accelerate establishment of free economic zones
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ha ssigned an order to accelerate the work on the creation of free economic zones, APA reports.
22:56 31 May
Azerbaijani SMS: Rules for employment of foreigners are sometimes violated
Employers in Azerbaijan sometimes breach the rules for employment of foreign citizens, Chief of the State Migration Service (SMS), II rank migration service counselor Firudin Nabiyev said on Wednesday.
16:49 24 May
Number of foreigners coming to Azerbaijan on the rise
The economic development and political stability in Azerbaijan, as well as the work done in the country to ensure human rights protection leads to an increase in the number of foreign nationals coming to the country, Chief of the State Migration Service, II rank migration service counselor Firudin Nabiyev said on Wednesday.
16:14 24 May
Foreign workers in Azerbaijan’s energy sector make up 8-10 percent
He said the foreigners are provided with jobs in Azerbaijan on the basis of quote: “They are provided with jobs when there are not vacancies for Azerbaijani citizens. The quote has already declined. Foreign workers in energy sector declined to 8-10% while they made up 30-35% in 2012. This is due to the fact that Azerbaijan-based companies place emphasis on staff training. We pay particular attention to this issue”
16:12 24 May