Russia ready to solve regional problems - REPORT FROM KREMLIN - UPDATED
Baku-APA. Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov met with his Russian counterpart Grigory Karasin, who is in Baku to carry out the next stage of political consultations between the foreign ministries of Azerbaijan and Russia, APA reports quoting the press service of the Foreign Ministry.
00:28 02 December
Azerbaijani population reaches 9.78 million
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani population has reached 9,784,600 people with an increase of 79,000 or by 0.8 percent as of October 1, 2016, the State Statistical Committee said in a report on November 15.
18:21 15 November
Over 2,000 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in October
Baku – APA. Relevant measures toward implementation of state policy in migration sphere, strengthening state control over migration processes, management and regulation of migration processes, as well as prevention of illegal migration were conducted by the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan in October 2016.
14:29 15 November
Iraqi special forces seize Mosul district in fresh push
Baku-APA. Iraqi special forces said they pushed deeper into Mosul on Friday despite heavy resistance from Islamic State militants using civilians as cover, and were holding half a dozen city neighborhoods seized in the last 10 days, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:08 11 November
Azerbaijan takes all actions to identify members of ‘Hizmet’ movement: interior minister
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. All necessary actions have been taken by the order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev right after the July 15 military coup attempt in Turkey in a bid to identify people associated with the Hizmet (service) movement that has infiltrated into a variety of sectors and bodies of the country, said Azerbaijan’s Interior Minister, Colonel General Ramil Usubov.
18:00 11 November
Azerbaijan detains 16 foreigners for illegal hunting since early 2016
Baku – APA. As many as 153 people, including 16 foreigners (citizens of the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Pakistan and Iraq) have been detained in Azerbaijan for illegal hunting since the beginning of 2016, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources told APA.
11:00 26 October
Azerbaijan detains Iraqi citizens for illegal hunting
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. Two Iraqi citizens—Saif Jamal Nadhim and Jalil Hamid Bares—were detained by police on Oct. 13 for attempted poaching in the territory of Azerbaijan.
15:01 17 October
2,601 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in September
Baku – APA. As many as 2,908 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 September 2016.
11:35 17 October
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