Putin, Erdogan discuss joint steps in Syria
The Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, discussed international issues in a phone conversation, focusing on joint steps in Syria, the Kremlin said on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
23:19 14 July
UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan
The UN Security Council on Friday imposed a sweeping arms embargo on South Sudan as the country continues to wrangle with ongoing conflict, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:13 14 July
Armenia disrespects UN Charter and member states, says Baku
Armenia media reports that the UN has published on its website a document relating to the illegal regime established in the Armenian-occupied Azerbaijani territories is nothing but a lie and disinformation, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev told APA.
16:08 13 July
Trump says ready to help some NATO states buy U.S. arms
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was ready to help smaller NATO countries to buy U.S. weapons as he pushed them to spend more on their own defense, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:50 12 July
President Aliyev meets UN under-secretary-general
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has met with Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs of the United Nations Rosemary DiCarlo in Brussels.
17:05 12 July
UN General Assembly can discuss draft resolution on situation in occupied Azerbaijani lands
The draft resolution titled “The situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan” is included in the agenda of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
10:50 05 July
Permanent representatives of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey address letter to UN Sec-Gen
The Permanent Representatives of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to the United Nations have forwarded a joint letter to the Secretary-General António Guterres on the occasion of inauguration of Shah Deniz-2 and TANAP as the first section of the Southern Gas Corridor, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA.
17:16 03 July
UN calls for halt to military operations in Syria
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, deeply alarmed by the military offensive in southwestern Syria and its devastating toll on civilians, is calling for an immediate cessation of military operations, his spokesman said Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:27 30 June
Trump says Germany, other European nations need to spend more on NATO
President Donald Trump said on Friday that Germany and other European nations need to spend more on NATO, reiterating a complaint that U.S. allies are not pulling their weight on defense spending, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:14 30 June
Joint statement made at UN Human Rights Council session on Azerbaijan’s initiative
A joint statement was made at the 38th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on June 27 on the initiative of Azerbaijan and on behalf of a cross-regional group of 126 states, including the NAM and OIC groups.
13:01 28 June
Azerbaijani president: Only the first stage war is over
The war has not ended yet, only the first stage of war is over, said Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev.
11:08 26 June
Taliban rejects pleas by Afghan elders for a ceasefire extension
The Taliban on Monday rejected pleas by Afghan elders and activists for an extension of this month’s ceasefire and said they amounted to a call for surrender to foreign forces, as local groups continued to push for an end to fighting, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:01 26 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives delegation led by Algerian justice minister
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Justice of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Tayeb Louh.
11:14 23 June
Saudi-led coalition faces tough battle for Yemen's Hodeidah port
A Saudi-led coalition riding high over its successful capture of Hodeidah airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis faces a daunting challenge to seize Yemen’s main seaport, the ultimate prize in the biggest offensive of the war, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:08 22 June
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: Implementation of UN SC resolutions entrusted to OSCE MG co-chairs
“In 1993, the Security Council unanimously adopted four resolutions (822, 853, 874 and 884), condemning the occupation of the territories of Azerbaijan, reaffirming respect for its sovereignty and territorial integrity, the inviolability of international borders and the inadmissibility of the use of force for the acquisition of territory. The Security Council reconfirmed that the Nagorno-Karabakh region is an integral part of Azerbaijan and demanded an immediate, complete and unconditional withdrawal of the occupying forces from the all occupied territories,” Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan, told APA as he was commenting on the statements made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary-General António Guterres about the UN Security Council resolution concerning the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict.
19:41 21 June
Guterres stresses importance of implementing UNSC resolutions
There is a need to differentiate between the reforms currently being carried out and the work of the sovereign bodies of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres said at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday.
17:43 21 June
New youth peace platform presented in Tbilisi
An international platform, titled "New Generation for Peace", was presented in Tbilisi, Georgia on June 21.
12:48 21 June
Russia’s cooperation with UN to be in focus of Lavrov’s talks with UN Secretary General
The situation in Syria and Russia’s cooperation with the United Nations will be in focus of talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and visiting UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:06 21 June
Russian interior minister arrives in New York to attend UN Chiefs of Police Summit
Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has arrived in New York City to take part in the second United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS), the ministry’s spokeswoman, Irina Volk, APA reports quoting TASS.
03:35 21 June
Foreign Ministry: Number of IDPs and refugees in Azerbaijan exceeds 1.2 mln
Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has issued a statement in connection with 20 June World Refugee Day.
13:47 20 June