Azerbaijan’s parliamentary delegation to attend NATO PA’s 57th session
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. A group of Azerbaijani parliamentarians will attend the 57th session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bucharest, Romania, on October 6-10, 2011, press service of the Azerbaijani parliament told APA.
11:01 05 October
First vice-speaker of Azerbaijani parliament: Israel did Turkey injustice
No one must doubt it,” first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said while expressing Azerbaijan’s position in Israel-Turkey relations, APA reports.
15:20 23 September
Ziyafat Asgarov: “Armenia didn’t hold a parade, it held a puppet show”
He said this notwithstanding Armenia held this puppet show. “They prove that Armenia is not an independent and sovereign country, it is an outpost of Russia, which serves it truly”.
14:37 23 September
Ziyafat Asgarov: “Voters load MPs with personal problems”
He reminded that the MP’s right and duties are shown in the Constitution. Asgarov said that the main work of the MPs concerned the legislation, as well as to work with the international organizations and enumerated the other duties: “But we also have the thought which remained from the Soviet nostalgia that for example, my house was flooded, my house was destroyed, the MP don’t look after it and etc. These issues don’t concern the MPs. Quite so, it doesn’t mean that the MP must stay aside from the voters. Of course, the MP must learn the problems of voters and region and raise it in the Parliament. But they load MPs with personal issues. I believe that this problem will be solved”
12:15 05 September
Azerbaijani CEC organizes training courses for members of under election commissions
Press service of the CEC told APA that the courses are held according to the order issued by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on approval of National Activity Plan for the protection of human rights in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
15:37 02 September
First vice speaker of Azerbaijani parliament meets Spanish parliamentarians
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. First vice speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament Ziyafat Asgarov met with a group of Spanish parliamentarians led by the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Spanish Congress of Deputies Josep Antonio Duran, press service of the Azerbaijani parliament told APA.
13:17 27 July
Members of Spanish Congress of Deputies visit Azerbaijan
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. The delegation of the Congress of Deputies of the Kingdom of Spain has arrived in Azerbaijan, spokesman for Azerbaijani parliament Akif Tavakkuloglu told APA.
13:32 26 July
James Appathurai: “Azerbaijan plays a very important role in the region in the field of fight against terrorism”
Asgarov said that Azerbaijan was one of the closest allies of NATO and said that Baku was successfully cooperating with the Alliance in the spheres of politics, diplomacy, reforms, antiterrorism protection within Partnership for Peace and Individual Partnership program: “Our peacekeepers exemplary serve in Afghanistan. Azerbaijan has always been near his alliance in the antiterrorism protection, as well as is closely participating in the restoration of peace and security in the Euro-Atlantic space”.
16:24 05 July
Chairman of Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani visits Alley of Honor and Alley of Martyrs
APA reports that he laid wreath at the grave. Then the delegation led by Larijani visited the Alley of Martyrs, laid wreath in front of the “Eternal Flame”.
13:16 01 July
Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament: “Today when we say west, one understands the gendarme”
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. “Today when we say west, one understands the gendarme. They took in hand thre international policy, international law and use it how they want.”, said Vice-Speaker of the Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov at the Parliament’s meeting, APA reports.
13:49 17 May
Azerbaijani parliamentarians express protest against European Parliament
He said the European Parliament’s resolution is insincere and biased and noted that it is inadmissible to hastily adopt such a resolution.
13:46 17 May
Parliament’s first vice speaker: “Azerbaijan’s military statements have no rhetoric character”
Baku. Ramil Mammadli – APA. “After that Armenia’s imitation during the negotiations is proved, Azerbaijani Army is ready to fulfill its duties in a short time”, first vice speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov told journalists, APA reports.
13:05 07 May
Ziyafat Asgarov: “Monitoring of legal documents related to military service draft is conducted”
He said the experts at the Presidential Administration, Parliament and defense ministry are working on this issue and the documents will be submitted to the plenary session of the parliament. “There will be mush work. A part of our defense legislation was elaborated before the 1995 Constitution. There were certain amendments and annexes, but taken the current rate of the development of Azerbaijan and at the same time the development of Armed Forces into consideration, the legal basis issue should make its contribution. Therefore we are working to finish this work soon. This step will strengthen the legal basis of our Armed Forces”
12:54 07 May
Amendment made to Constitution of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
According to the amendments, the Parliament will appoint the judges of Nakhchivan Supreme Court by the presentation of Autonomous Republic’s Supreme Court and presentation.
14:14 06 May
Act signed on establishment of EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly
APA reports that following the speeches of the heads of the participating countries’ delegations, an act was signed on the establishment of this structure. Parliamentarians from the European Union, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine adopted the procedure mechanism on the activity of the organization.
15:18 03 May
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