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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nginxLeadership of New Azerbaijan Party visits Heydar Aliyev’s grave in Honor Alley - PHOTO
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
Moroccan Speaker arrives in Azerbaijan
Baku-APA. Moroccan Speaker of the House of Representatives Abdelwahad Radi has today arrived in Azerbaijan, APA reports quoting AzerTAj.
01:12 24 September
New Azerbaijan Party confirms list of candidates – LIST
13:23 18 September
NATO Parliamentary Assembly likely to hold discussions on Nagorno Karabakh conflict during fall session
Baku. Ilhama Isabalayeva – APA. “President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly John Tanner promised that the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will be raised during the fall session,” first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament, head of the Azerbaijani delegation to NATO PA Ziyafat Asgarov told journalists, APA reports. He said he had met with the President of NATO Parliamentary Assembly during the spring session.
13:54 04 September
Ziyafat Asgarov: “As a follower of former USSR, Russia should increase its role in the regulation of Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict as well”
Asgarov noted that there were some difficulties in border issue between Azerbaijan and Russia: “The efforts of both states’ presidents put a period to this issue. This visit assumes great importance from viewpoint of joint use from Samur river, putting a period to the border issue”.
13:54 04 September
Ziyafat Asgarov: President of NATO Parliamentary Assembly promised that the Nagorno Karabakh issue would be considered in autumn
Baku. Elbrus Seyfullayev – APA. “When I met with President of NATO Parliamentary Assembly John Tanner at the previous session, I asked why the military-political organization did not express opinion on Nagorno Karabakh issue. John Tanner promised that the issue would be considered in autumn. Council of Europe, European Union, UN Security Council have expressed opinion on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Why doesn’t NATO Parliamentary Assembly express its reaction?” first vice-speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament, head of the delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly Ziyafat Asgarov told APA exclusively. Ziyafat Asgarov said he had given John Tanner all decisions and resolutions adopted by the international organizations on Nagorno Karabakh since 1992.
16:00 30 July
Extraordinary session of parliament ends
APA reports that chairman of the parliament’s committee for security and defense Ziyafat Asgarov gave information about the document. He said the draft law was perfect and there was no need to work seriously on it.
18:17 22 June
Azerbaijani parliament approves Military Doctrine
APA reports that chairman of the security and defense committee Ziyafat Asgarov presented the draft. Asgarov said the draft Military Doctrine consists of 75 paragraphs, comprises 7 major theses. The document covers military threats, facts of military aggression, rapid armament in the region, Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan, its realities, tasks lying ahead of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in connection with it, future strategy of the military build-up, international military cooperation, military relations, international military contracts of Azerbaijan and other issues. The draft doctrine shows Armenia as an aggressor. The document covers the situation caused by this aggression, great threats to the security. The draft Military Doctrine also covers the financial crises, violent struggle for energy resources, support for separatism and other issues.
18:53 08 June