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Azerbaijan sends letter to UN Secretary General over the facts of violation of ceasefire by Armenian armed forces

17.03.2012 | Readed: 789

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Agshin Mehdiyev sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about violation of ceasefire by Armenia. The letter was circulated as an official document of the General Assembly and the UN Security Council. The letter notes......

Azerbaijani FM meets German counterpart

15.03.2012 | Readed: 796

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met visiting German counterpart Guido Westerwelle. During the meeting, Westerwelle said Germany was interested in developing cooperation with Azerbaijan in a variety of fields. The German FM noted the two countries had wide potential to......

Azerbaijan`s permanent representative to UN presents document on country`s official position related to situation in Near East

14.03.2012 | Readed: 707

Azerbaijan's permanent representative to UN Agshin Mehdiyev delivered a document on country's official position related to the situation in the Near East.  Speaking at the UN Security Council's discussions on the Near East, the Azerbaijani diplomat said the last events......

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry denounces so-called Abkhazian parliamentary elections

14.03.2012 | Readed: 660

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry has released a statement denouncing the so-called parliamentary elections held on March 10 in the Georgian region of Abkhazia. "Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry strongly supports Georgia`s sovereignty, territorial integrity and does not recognize the so-called......

Croatian President visits Azerbaijan`s parliament (12.03.2012)

13.03.2012 | Readed: 675

On March 12th President of Croatia Ivo Josipovic visited Azerbaijan`s parliament, the Milli Majlis, where he met Speaker Ogtay Asadov.  Prior to the meeting, the Croatian leader toured a meeting hall and Heydar Aliyev`s memorial hall. President Ivo Josipovic signed the guest book......

Azerbaijani defence minister arrives in Iran (12.03.2012)

13.03.2012 | Readed: 704

The Azerbaijani defence minister, colonel-general Safar Abiyev arrived for a two day visit in Iran. Mr. Abiyev will pay respect to founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini, meet President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, minister of defence Ahmad Vahidi, foreign minister Ali Akbar......

Azerbaijani Parliament`s Speaker meets Turkey`s Deputy Prime Minister (13.03.2012)

13.03.2012 | Readed: 663

On March 13th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag.  Asadov pointed out Azerbaijan`s hosting a centennial celebration of "Turk Ocaglari" Association. He said reciprocal visits strengthen the unity of Turkic states. ......

Azeri FM meets European MPs

10.03.2012 | Readed: 715

Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov met with members of the European Parliament Bas Eickhout, Dan Jorqensen, Norbert Neuser, and member of Belgian Parliament Alen Destexhe. According to press service of the Ministry, the aim of the European parliamentarians`......

"Role of Azerbaijan in boosting cooperation between the two countries is irreplaceable"

08.03.2012 | Readed: 733

On March 7th the Azerbaijani Prime Minister Arthur Rasizade met President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in "Hilton-Baku" hotel.  Mr. Rasizade said Georgia is a friend of Azerbaijan. The Prime minister underlined the relations between the two countries were rapidly developing in all......

Georgian President visits Azerbaijan`s parliament (07.03.2012)

08.03.2012 | Readed: 692

On March 7th President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili visited Azerbaijan`s parliament, the Milli Majlis, where he met Speaker Ogtay Asadov. Prior to the meeting, the Georgian leader toured a meeting hall and Heydar Aliyev`s memorial hall where he viewed photographs reflecting different......

Chairman of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic`s Supreme Assembly meets Turkish FM

08.03.2012 | Readed: 732

On March 7th Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov met with the visiting Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu.  Talibov underlined that steady developing relations between the two brother states play an important role in outlining......

Trilateral meeting of Azerbaijani, Turkish and Iranian FMs culminates with adoption of Nakhchivan Statement

08.03.2012 | Readed: 760

On March 7th a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers Elmar Mammadyarov of Azerbaijan, Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey and Ali Akbar Salehi of Iran ended with the adoption of the Nakhchivan Statement. Azerbaijan`s FM Elmar Mammadyarov expressed assurance the meeting would lay foundation......

Azerbaijan`s FM meets Iranian counterpart (07.03.2012)

08.03.2012 | Readed: 756

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on Wednesday met with Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Nakhchivan.  The sides emphasized importance of regular meetings between Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran, discussed issues of mutual......

Azerbaijani, Turkish Foreign Ministers meet in Nakhchivan (07.03.2012)

08.03.2012 | Readed: 690

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday in Azerbaijan's exclave Nakhchivan, according to press service of the Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry.  Mammadyarov expressed satisfaction with relations between two sister......

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs make joint statement (06.03.2012)

07.03.2012 | Readed: 679

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Ambassadors Robert Bradtke of the United States, Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, and Jacques Faure of France and Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office released a statement as a result of their visit to......

Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan meets President of Belgian Senate

07.03.2012 | Readed: 779

Visiting Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov has met with President of the Belgian Senate Sabine de Bethune.  During the meeting, Sabine de Bethune underlined steady development of bilateral relations. She......

Czechia hosts meeting of GUAM Foreign Ministerial Council

06.03.2012 | Readed: 684

A meeting of GUAM Foreign Ministerial Council under the chairmanship of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has been held in Czechia.  The participants reviewed "The Chairmanship Program of the Republic of Azerbaijan". The National Coordination Committee was instructed......

Azerbaijan, Malaysia discuss development of bilateral ties (03.03.2012)

04.03.2012 | Readed: 682

On March 3rd Head of the Azerbaijani President`s Administration, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev and other state and government officials had a meeting with visiting former Malaysian Premier Mahathir Mohamad.  They exchanged views on development of bilateral relations as well as the work to be......

Azerbaijan, Argentina: development of relations serves mutual interests

03.03.2012 | Readed: 691

On March 2nd Premier of the Republic of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met with the visiting foreign minister of Argentina Hector Timerman.  Premier Rasizade noted the intensified relations between Azerbaijan and Argentina, saying the opening of Argentina's embassy would promote speedy......

Azeri ambassador presents copy of credentials to Tajik FM

03.03.2012 | Readed: 709

Azerbaijan`s incoming ambassador to Tajikistan Abbasali Hasanov presented a copy of his credentials to the country`s minister of foreign affairs Hamrokhon Zarifi. During the meeting they discussed ways of expanding the Azerbaijan-Tajikistan relations, in particular trade and economic......

Azerbaijani Interior Minister meets chairman of Pakistan`s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee

02.03.2012 | Readed: 672

On March 1st Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met visiting the Pakistani delegation led by the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. Usubov said friendly relations between the two countries have historical roots. The......

20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-US diplomatic relations celebrated in Washington

02.03.2012 | Readed: 687

US Department of State celebrated the 20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-US diplomatic relations here. The event organized jointly with Azerbaijan`s Embassy was attended by the US state officials, businessmen, heads of US`s authoritative think-tanks, representatives of dip corps......

Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss prospects for development of relations

02.03.2012 | Readed: 759

On March 1st Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the chairman of Pakistan`s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. During the meeting, Shameem Wynne spoke of Pakistan`s social and political situation, adding his country plays a strategically important......

"Strong, independent, prosperous and democratic Azerbaijan will always be friend and partner for the US"

02.03.2012 | Readed: 700

"A strong, independent, prosperous and democratic Azerbaijan will always be a friend and a partner for the United States," Philip Gordon, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State on European and Eurasian Affairs said while speaking on the 20th anniversary of the U.S.-Azerbaijan bilateral relations in......

New member joins congressional Azerbaijan caucus

02.03.2012 | Readed: 708

According to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Washington, Guam district representative Madlen Bordallo has joined the Azerbaijani caucus in the US Congress. Democrat Madlen Bordallo was elected to the Congress in 2002. She is also member of the House Committee on Armed Services and the......

Azerbaijan PM meets Pakistani delegation (29.02.2012)

01.03.2012 | Readed: 785

Azerbaijan's Prime Minister Artur Rasizade on Wednesday met with the Pakistani delegation led by the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Khalid Shameem Wynne. Rasizade said Azerbaijan is interested in boosting cooperation with Pakistan in various fields. The Prime Minister......

Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker meets Deputy Chairman of Pakistan`s Senate

01.03.2012 | Readed: 753

On February 29th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met Pakistan`s parliamentary delegation led by the deputy chairman of Pakistan`s Senate Mir Jan Jamali.  During the meeting, Asadov pointed out existence of high level relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan. He said......

Azerbaijani FM meets Deputy Chairman of Pakistan`s Senate (29.02.2012)

01.03.2012 | Readed: 696

On February 29th Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met a Pakistani delegation led by deputy chairman of the country`s Senate Mir Jan Jamali. During the meeting, they praised Azerbaijan-Pakistan relations. They underlined the two countries enjoy mutual support in......

French Constitutional Council abolishes law on criminalization of denial of so-called "Armenian genocide"

29.02.2012 | Readed: 701

The French Constitutional Council has abolished the law on criminalization of denial of so-called \"Armenian genocide\".
The Constitutional Council abolished the law on the grounds that it contradicts the French Constitution.

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Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict is very difficult and it is necessary to resolve, Catherine Ashton

28.02.2012 | Readed: 668

"The European Union wants to play strong role for supporting Azerbaijan and Armenia on regulation of the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict. This conflict is very difficult and necessarily be resolved, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy......

YAP Deputy Chairman meets Pakistani ambassador (27.02.2012)

28.02.2012 | Readed: 697

On February 27 Deputy Chairman, Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Ali Ahmadov met with Pakistani ambassador to the country Inayatullah Kakar. During the meeting, they discussed current state of and prospects for developing friendly and cooperative relations between......

French Senate discusses Khojaly genocide

26.02.2012 | Readed: 751

Discussions on the Khojaly genocide have been held at the French Senate as Azerbaijan marks the 20th anniversary of the bloody massacre. Deputy chairwoman of France-Caucasus friendship group, Senator Nathalie Goulet, made a speech at a Senate session as part of the "questions to the......

Azerbaijan`s permanent representative to UN sends letter to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on 20th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

26.02.2012 | Readed: 756

Permanent representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Agshin Mehdiyev has sent a letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the 20th anniversary of Khojaly genocide.  The letter says: "The most serious crimes of concern to the international community, such as war crimes, crimes......

"Latvia supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within territorial integrity of Azerbaijan"

25.02.2012 | Readed: 745

Latvia supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, said visiting Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics in the joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov. The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister pointed out......

German Bundestag adopts new document on Khojaly genocide and Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

25.02.2012 | Readed: 721

Petitions Committee of the German Bundestag has adopted a document on the Khojaly genocide and Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Press service of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the document was adopted according to the petition, presented to the German Bundestag......

Azerbaijani, Turkish ministers of internal affairs discuss cooperation (23.02.2012)

24.02.2012 | Readed: 706

On February 23rd Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met Turkish counterpart Idris Naim Sahin. Usubov said Turkey was the first country which recognized Azerbaijan`s independence. He said development of relations between the two countries is......

Turkey-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group makes statement on Khojaly genocide

24.02.2012 | Readed: 802

The Turkey-Azerbaijan Interparliamentary Friendship group made a statement on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Khojaly Genocide. The chairman of the group Necdet Unuvar said the Khojaly massacre was planned and those, who committed this vandalism, have not been yet punished. ......

USA to host Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi business forum and friendship meeting

23.02.2012 | Readed: 750

A "Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi business forum" and "Turkey, Azerbaijan and Mississippi friendship meeting" will be held in Mississippi State, USA. Azerbaijani MPs Sevinj Fataliyeva and Asim Mollazade will attend the events. The meetings will focus on a range of issues,......

Azerbaijani FM to be leading speaker at G20 ministerial session

21.02.2012 | Readed: 640

Elmar Mammadyarov will hold the second G20 ministerial session as a leading speaker.  As earlier reported, the session is to be held in Mexico on Monday, press service of the Foreign Ministry said. Mammadyarov will be the leading speaker at the second sitting ‘Addressing current......

German MPs issue paper on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

15.02.2012 | Readed: 632

Foreign policy working group of Germany's CDU/CSU Bundestagsfraktion has issued a position paper on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the European Azerbaijan Society reports.  The position paper is entitled "20 years of conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh: a new impulse for a peaceful conflict......

Bryza says Turkey`s position right on so-called Armenian genocide

12.02.2012 | Readed: 681

Turkey is right on the so-called Armenian genocide, former U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan Matthew Bryza said in an interview with Turkish Hurriyet Daily newspaper. "It's not the business of politicians in any country to characterize events as genocide or not as genocide," Bryza......

Experts begin to translate documents found in Vatican`s archive

10.02.2012 | Readed: 1186

Experts have begun to translate documents found in Vatican's archive, director of Information and Translation Department of the Institute of Manuscripts of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Farid Alakbarli said.  Experts first started to translate the documents in Latin......


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