Azerbaijani FM stresses need for reforms in UN
Azerbaijan sees itself as part of the East, and the events taking place here affect the whole world, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
11:27 16 March
Former US envoy to UN: Conflicts around the world will increase
A panel session, titled “Power: Big Powers And The Rest” was held as part of the 6th Global Baku Forum in Baku on March 15.
14:17 15 March
U.S. Ambassador Haley tells U.N. Russia responsible for chemical attack
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday the United States believes Russia is responsible for a chemical attack in Britain on a former Russia double agent and his daughter, and the U.N. Security Council should take action, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:33 15 March
Russian UN Envoy: 'Unacceptable' for UK to accuse Moscow of nerve agent attack
During an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council regarding the poisoning of Russian intelligence agent-turned-British double agent Sergei Skripal, Russian Ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzya called the UK's allegations that Moscow was responsible "completely unacceptable" and demanded to see material proof supporting them, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
03:03 15 March
Binali Yildirim: No one believed in implementation of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project - EXCLUSIVE - INTERVIEW
Q. Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey have been rapidly developing for many years since Azerbaijan gained independence. How do you feel about the current state of relations?
20:18 14 March
UN, OSCE and all nations recognize Azerbaijan’s fair position on Nagorno-Karabakh issue – Turkish PM
The Nagorno-Karabakh issue is a bleeding wound, and all nations, as well as organizations such as the United Nations and the OSCE recognize Azerbaijan’s fair position regarding this issue, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in an exclusive interview with APA.
18:50 14 March
Two civilians killed in Damascus in shelling by militants
Damascus’ residential quarters came under shelling by militants twice in the past day. Two civilians were killed, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties Yuri Yevtushenko said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting TASS.
01:18 14 March
U.N. blames Honduras security forces for killing electoral protesters
Honduran security forces, especially the military police, used excessive and lethal force against protesters demonstrating against President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s disputed re-election in November, the United Nations said on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:28 13 March
U.S. warns if Security Council doesn't act on Syria, it will
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned on Monday that if the U.N. Security Council fails to act on Syria, Washington “remains prepared to act if we must,” just as it did last year when it bombed a Syrian government air base over a deadly chemical weapons attack, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:28 12 March
Trump says North Korea talks could fail or bring 'greatest deal'
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could fizzle without an agreement or it could result in “the greatest deal for the world” to ease nuclear tensions between the two countries, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:19 11 March
U.S. seeks 'concrete actions' from North Korea before talks
U.S. President Donald Trump will not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un unless Pyongyang takes “concrete actions,” the White House said on Friday as it faced criticism for agreeing to talks that would give North Korea international legitimacy, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:38 10 March
U.N. urges Syria to ensure truce for Ghouta aid convoy on Thursday
The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Syria appealed to the government on Thursday to commit to a ceasefire in eastern Ghouta to let in an aid convoy containing emergency medical supplies that were stripped from a delivery on Monday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:03 08 March
Israel's El Al seeks U.N. help in bid to fly through Saudi airspace
El Al Israel Airlines has appealed to the United Nations over a bid to reroute its services between Tel Aviv and India through Saudi Arabian airspace, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:23 08 March
Azerbaijani Permanent Mission to the OSCE clarifies allegations surfaced in the Armenian media
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the OSCE clarified the allegations surfaced in the Armenian media claiming that at the initiative of the agents of the unlawful separatist regime established in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan a so-called “statement” was disseminated as an “official document” in the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe, APA reports.
00:04 08 March
Russian presidential hopeful talks about possible solutions to Karabakh conflict
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should only be resolved through negotiations, and there is no alternative, Russian Communist Party presidential candidate Pavel Grudinin told APA’s Moscow correspondent.
17:42 07 March
UN secretary-general: Gender inequality and discrimination against women harms us all
We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. The historical and structural inequalities that have allowed oppression and discrimination to flourish are being exposed like never before, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his message on international women’s day, APA reports.
17:17 07 March
State Dept sanctions DPRK for using agent VX to kill Kim Jong Un’s half-brother
The United States imposed new sanctions on the government of North Korea for using a chemical agent to kill Kim Jong Un’s half-brother, State Department spokesperson Healther Nauert said in a press release, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:30 07 March
Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 11 including three aid workers in Nigeria
Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 11 people including three aid workers in an attack on a military barracks in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state late on Thursday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:34 02 March
Tehran says UN chief’s reports have no values in eyes of Islamic Republic
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi made the remarks in reaction to a recent report by the UN Secretary General António Guterres on the situation of human rights in Iran, APA reported citing IRNA.
14:45 02 March
U.N. says Russia's eastern Ghouta aid plan not enough
A Russian plan for a five-hour pause in fighting in Syria’s eastern Ghouta needs to be expanded to allow aid deliveries to enter and civilians and urgent medical cases to leave, United Nations officials said on Thursday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:06 01 March