Ziyafat Asgarov: We hope the talks with the European Union on the facilitation of the visa travel will start by the end of the year
We hope the Eastern Partnership program will enhance this cooperation,” head of Azerbaijani delegation to EURONEST Ziyafat Asgarov said at the first meeting, APA reports.
14:12 03 May
Brussels hosts first meeting of EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly
APA reports that the meeting was opened by president of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek. He welcomed the participation of the parliamentarians of the Eastern Partnership countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova) at the meeting: “The establishment of such institution like EURONEST is very important from the point of view of the European Union’s cooperation with its neighbors. We intend to establish a common house for everybody for the purpose of discussion of various issues”.
14:06 03 May
Azerbaijani Parliament’s delegation to attend foundation meeting of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
The delegation includes chairman of Azerbaijani parliament’s committee on legal policy and statehood Ali Huseynli, MPs Gulchohra Mammadova, Elkhan Suleymanov, Fuad Muradov and Asim Mollazadeh.
15:15 30 April
US Congressman: “We highly appreciate the current strategic partnership with Azerbaijan”
Shuster pointed out the good partnership relations between the two countries and added that he discussed a wide range of issues during the meeting with first vice speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov and other parliamentarians. “We thanked Azerbaijan for its participation in Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan, as well as its role in the energy security of Europe. We had discussions on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict too. We are committed to peaceful solution to the conflict and support the Minsk Group’s activity. We also discussed the ways of strengthening the partnership as well”.
15:14 28 April
US Congress delegation to visit Azerbaijan - UPDATED
According to APA, the Congressmen will meet with the Azerbaijani officials and discuss the US-Azerbaijan bilateral relations.
15:51 25 April
First Vice Speaker of Azerbaijani parliament: NATO can not stand aside from the solution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict
According to him, NATO PA meetings are held four times a year.
17:15 23 March
Azerbaijan attends 76th Rose-Roth seminar of NATO Parliamentary Assembly
Tbilisi. Nizami Mammadzadeh – APA. The 76th Rose-Roth seminar of NATO Parliamentary Assembly has started in Tbilisi, Georgia.
16:48 23 March
Parliament approves the report of Azerbaijani government
Delivering speech at the meeting deputy Vahid Ahmadov connected recent artificial price increase with monopoly. The deputy also noted that in 200-2011, AZN 20 bn allocation entered to the budget from the State Oil Fund and this amount makes 30% of the budget: “I am not against it. This issue may just create carelessness in the bodies forming the taxes and other budget”. Touching upon food security MP noted the importance of allocation of 10-12% of investments to agriculture sphere.
18:52 15 March
Ziyafat Asgarov: How long will some embassies play the role of agents in Azerbaijan?
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Parliamentarians made various proposals at the first meeting of the Azerbaijani parliament’s spring session, APA reports. MP Fazil Mustafa asked speaker Ogtay Asadov to raise issue before the country leadership to award human rights activist Novella Jafaroglu on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
14:09 01 February
Speaker Ogtay Asadov meets with MPs who will represent Azerbaijan in NATO PA
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Chairman of Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov had meeting with MPs who will represent Azerbaijan in NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the Parliament’s press service told APA.
16:09 23 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: Russia, which is obliged to realize the peace-making mission, continues arming Armenia
He said that Russia’s arming Armenia is one of the factors damaging the peace-making mission.
13:02 23 December
Working Group established at Parliament for reworking of military legislative acts
To him, military legislative acts were monitored by the department which he leads. The monitoring revealed that the laws did not meet modern demands and new Constitution.
15:31 10 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: “Mining of Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia and changing the names of places are rated for domestic processes”
All people must be ready for it”, First Vice Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Chairman of the Committee on Defense and Security Ziyafat Asgarov told journalists, APA reports.
12:16 10 December
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Baku. Parvin Abbasov – APA. The leadership of New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) visited Heydar Aliyev’s grave in Honor Alley on the occasion of the anniversary of his death. APA reports that among the visitors were deputy chairman of YAP Ali Ahmadov, Deputy Executive Secretary of the party Siyavush Novruzov, Deputy Chairmen of Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov, Bahar Muradova, Chief of the Baku Subway Office Tagi Ahmadov and other activists of the party.
12:15 10 December
Ziyafat Asgarov: The international law enables Azerbaijan to liberate its territory by any means and we preserve this right
Baku. Ramil Mammadli – APA. “Armenia’s attempts towards the recognition of Nagorno Karabakh regime have no prospects, because Armenians understand that the recognition of the so-called regime will once more legally prove Armenia’s aggression. Armenian must understand that this policy has no prospects,” first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov told journalists, APA reports.
12:05 10 December
Azerbaijani parliament elects speaker, vice speaker and chairmen of committees - UPDATED
122 MPs attended the first meeting of new convocation. According to Parliament’s Regulations, though the oldest MP Jalal Aliyev had to chair the first meeting, he did not participated in the meeting that is why, other oldest MP Fattah Heydarov run the meeting.
15:04 29 November
Discussion of draft resolution on Nagorno Karabakh in NATO PA postponed by Azerbaijan’s proposal
Ziyafat Asgarov said the Azerbaijani delegation will not attend the meeting of NATO PA in Poland from 13 till 16 November, because of the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan. Ziyafat Asgarov said the NATO PA President was officially appealed for postponing the discussion of the draft resolution by the next session and a positive decision was made.
11:43 12 November
Baku hosts conference entitled “Constitutional mechanism of protection of human rights and freedoms”- PHOTOSESSION
According to APA, the conference was organized by the Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan and Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.
11:32 12 November
Azerbaijan’s parliamentary elections: final results in 109 constituencies known
The protocols of the above-mentioned constituencies have already been calculated in all polling stations. The results of those constituencies are following:
05:35 08 November
Azerbaijan’s parliamentary elections: Names of leading candidates by constituencies announced - LIST
# 1 Sharur-Sadarak Election Constituency - Talibov Vasif - 89.37%
03:31 08 November