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
Notions of terrorist and terror broadened in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan’s parliament on Tuesday discussed the proposed amendment to the law on combating terrorism, APA reported.
13:09 13 June
Families of people killed combating terrorism to get 90-fold of the deceased’s salary
The Azerbaijani parliament’s committee on defense, security and combating corruption has held a meeting on Monday.
19:16 05 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: New page is opening in US-Azerbaijan relations
A new page is opening in US-Azerbaijan relations, First Vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov told reporters on Thursday.
12:25 01 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: Armenian side gets retaliated against and so will it always be
The Armenian side is escalating the situation not only on the front line, but on many other fronts. They get retaliated against and so will it always be, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said Thursday, APA reported.
12:01 01 June
Ziyafat Asgarov: Metsamor NPP poses huge threat to region and Europe
Discussion and resolution of social issues has always been a priority in Azerbaijan’s domestic policy, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said addressing a meeting of the PACE Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development in Baku June 1, APA reported.
10:37 01 June
NATO says it sees stability in South Caucasus as priority
Ensuring stability in the South Caucasus is a priority for NATO, the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Paolo Alli said at a meeting with Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze.
14:58 26 May
New Azerbaijan Party holds conference on national leader Heydar Aliyev’s birth anniversary
New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) held on Saturday a conference titled “Ideas and strategy of deep reforms of Heydar Aliyev” on the occasion of the 94th birth anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev.
14:00 06 May
Ziyafat Asgarov: Armenia tries to portray Karabakh conflict as Muslim-Christian confrontation
Armenia which has been continuing the occupation of Azerbaijani territories for about 25 years tries to portray the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as a confrontation between Muslims and Christians, said Ziyafat Asgarov, first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament.
15:45 05 May
Azerbaijani MP: We can’t allow socio-political destabilization in country for 5 or 10 manats
Deputy Executive Secretary of Azerbaijan’s ruling New Azerbaijan Party, MP Siyavush Novruzov called on relevant agencies to be careful in issuing visas to foreign tourists.
14:00 02 May
BSEC committee meeting underway in Baku - UPDATED
The 48th meeting of the Cultural, Educational and Social Affairs Committee of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) is going on in Baku.
11:31 25 April
Azerbaijan may adopt separate law on immunity of first vice-president and vice-presidents
Azerbaijan may adopt a separate law on immunity of first vice-president and vice-presidents in accordance with the constitutional requirements, First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov told reporters on Monday.
16:04 13 March
Netherlands shows disrespect to int’l law: Azerbaijani lawmaker
The actions of the Dutch government against Turkey are disrespectful to international law and mean a flagrant violation of the Vienna Convention, said First Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov.
15:52 13 March
Azerbaijani Parliament adopts bill on Khojaly Genocide - UPDATED
A bill on the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has been adopted by the Azerbaijani Parliament.
15:45 24 February
Lithuania’s independence marked in Baku
An official reception was held on Friday at the Baku State Philharmonic to mark the 99th anniversary of Lithuania’s independence.
21:30 16 February
Azerbaijani parliament adopts bill on martial law - UPDATED
APA reports that the bill was put to vote and adopted.
17:20 14 February