Parl’t vice-speaker: Numerous int’l observers to monitor presidential election in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) has sent invitations to all parliamentary elections to observe the upcoming presidential election in the country, Parliament First Vice-Speaker Ziyafat Asgarov told APA’s Moscow correspondent.
17:31 20 February
Kazakh Mazhilis chairman arrives in Azerbaijan
Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin arrived in Baku on Feb. 1.
18:50 01 February
Azerbaijan specifies conditions for increasing number of OSCE observers on contact line of troops
Certain conditions must be fulfilled before increasing the number of OSCE observers on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, Ziyafat Asgarov, Azerbaijani Parliament’s First Deputy Speaker and chairman of the parliamentary Committee on defense, security and anti-corruption, told APA.
17:46 01 February
Azerbaijani MP proposes minimal score for membership of Bar Association be reduced from 60 to 50
At today's meeting of the Azerbaijani parliament, MP Gudrat Hasanguliyev made a proposal on entrance exams for membership of the Bar Association.
13:58 01 February
Official: EU realized that there is no guarantee for stability in other countries without recognition of territorial integrity of states
First Deputy Chairman of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said that the resolutions such as the one adopted by the European Union are the result of the correct foreign policy pursued by President Ilham Aliyev.
13:13 23 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: Defense Ministry’s press service creates conditions for press to write about army
Ziyafat Asgarov, First Vice Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on Defense, Security and Anti-Corruption, has reacted to the protests against restrictions on access to information on the Armed Forces for press and NGOs.
14:30 15 December
New bill on Armed Forces of Azerbaijan adopted in second reading
A new bill on the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan was tabled for the second reading at the parliament’s plenary session on Friday.
13:15 15 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: Drugs grown in occupied Azerbaijani territories being transported to whole Europe
Growing and illicit trafficking of drugs and arms trafficking are raging across the Armenian-occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, Ziyafat Asgarov, the Azerbaijani Parliament’s First Deputy Speaker, said at an international conference entitled “Parliamentarian Against Drugs” in Russia’s State Duma, APA’s Moscow correspondent reported.
17:56 04 December
Azerbaijani parl’t deputy speaker highlights illicit drug trafficking in Nagorno-Karabakh at int’l conference in Moscow
An international conference entitled "Parliamentarians Against Drugs" kicked off in the Russian State Duma on Monday.
17:21 04 December
Azerbaijani parliament adopts revised bill on Armed Forces
The revised bill “On the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan” was tabled for first reading in the Azerbaijani Parliament on December 1.
14:10 01 December
Astara and Lankaran section of Baku-Astara railroad should be relocated immediately - Vice-Speaker
Astara and Lankaran section of Baku-Astara railroad should be relocated immediately, Vice-Speaker of Azerbaijan’s parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said during discussion of drafts of state and consolidated budgets for 2018.
17:15 22 November
Council of Europe failed to live up to Azerbaijan’s expectations: Parl’t vice-speaker
The Council of Europe failed to live up to Azerbaijan’s expectations, Ziyafat Asgarov, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairman of the parliament’s Committee on Defense, Security and Anti-Corruption, said in an interview with APA.
18:40 06 October
Ziyafat Asgarov: If separatism in Karabakh had been prevented earlier, there would not be Kurdish, Catalan crises
Azerbaijan is ready to liberate its occupied territories by military means at any time, which is in line with both Azerbaijan’s legislation and the UN Charter, Ziyafat Asgarov, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairman of the parliament’s Committee on Defense, Security and Anti-Corruption, said in an interview with APA.
18:03 06 October
Azerbaijan announces amount of military aid rendered to Afghanistan to date
Until today, Azerbaijan has allocated $1 million military assistance to Afghanistan, said Ziyafat Asgarov, first deputy speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament and chairman of the parliament’s Committee on defense, security and anti-corruption.
14:03 02 October
Azerbaijani parliament approves candidatures of several judges
The Azerbaijani parliament considered on Friday the issues of appointing judges of different courts.
12:41 30 June
Ali Hasanov: European Parliament resolution on Azerbaijan is unfair
The European Parliament’s latest resolution [dated June 15] on Azerbaijan is unfair, the Azerbaijani president’s aide for public and political affairs, Ali Hasanov, said on Monday, APA reported.
13:51 19 June
Parl’t deputy speaker: European Parliament’s anti-Azerbaijani resolution causes regret
The anti-Azerbaijani resolution “Afgan Mukhtarli and the state of Azerbaijani media”, passed by the European Parliament on June 15, causes regret and will harm bilateral relations, the first deputy speaker of Azerbaijan’s parliament, Ziyafat Asgarov, told APA.
14:37 16 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: I expect nothing from Minsk Group co-chairs’ upcoming visit to region
The first deputy speaker of Azerbaijan’s parliament, Ziyafat Asgarov, said on Wednesday he expects nothing from the upcoming visit of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to the region.
13:34 14 June
Parl’t deputy speaker: No tension in Azerbaijan-Russia relations
There is no tension in relations between Azerbaijan and Russia, Ziyafat Asgarov, first deputy speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, said on Wednesday, APA reported.
12:51 14 June
Azerbaijan to create insurance fund for payment of unemployment benefit
According to him, the draft law, containing 4 chapters and 26 articles, includes the details on creation of insurance fund for payment of unemployment benefits and financing of this fund. It has been developed for prevention of unemployment and staff reduction.
15:35 13 June