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Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker meets Albanian Premier (09.02.2012)

10.02.2012 | Readed: 715

On February 9th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met Prime Minister of Albania Sali Berisha. Asadov pointed out that Azerbaijan puts great importance to boosting ties with Albania. He said high-level meetings contribute to deepening bilateral relations. Asadov expressed......

Azerbaijani Premier meets Chief of General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces

09.02.2012 | Readed: 733

On February 8th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met the Turkish delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Necdet Ozel. During the conversation Rasizade pointed out relations between the two countries develop steadily. He expressed assurance such visits......

Azerbaijan and Turkey have legal basis to boost cooperation

09.02.2012 | Readed: 702

Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey after signing of an agreement on strategic partnership and mutual assistance increased even more. Cooperation between the two countries is developing in all spheres. The statement was made by the speaker of the Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov during a......

Bill on recognition of the Khojaly massacre as genocide presented to Turkish Parliament

09.02.2012 | Readed: 692

Member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) Sinan Ogan has presented the bill on recognition of the Khojaly massacre as genocide to the Turkish Parliament.  The bill substantiates necessity of recognition of the massacre the Armenians committed in Azerbaijani city of Khojlay,......

Azerbaijan, Turkey enjoy high level relations (08.02.2012)

09.02.2012 | Readed: 724

Azerbaijan`s Interior Minister, colonel-general Ramil Usubov met with Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Necdet Ozel on Wednesday. Ramil Usubov highlighted the development of current strategic partnership between the Internal Troops of the Azerbaijan Ministry of......

Azerbaijan, EU discuss prospects for developing cooperation

08.02.2012 | Readed: 710

Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met the European Union`s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Philippe Lefort to explore prospects for developing the cooperation between the country and the organization. The......

Israeli top diplomat opposes recognition of "Armenian genocide"

07.02.2012 | Readed: 726

Israeli minister of foreign affairs Avigdor Liberman opposed recognition of so-called "Armenian genocide," AzerTAc said citing "IzRus" information portal. The minister stressed hardships that Jews suffered during the World War II are incomparable with any people`s tragedy. He......

Azerbaijan, France discuss bilateral relations

07.02.2012 | Readed: 764

Chairman of the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijan Parliament) Ogtay Asadov met with visiting member of French Senate Nathalie Goulet. Asadov praised high level political, economic and cultural relations between Azerbaijan and France, adding "the trade between the two countries was $4.4 billion for......

Pro-Armenian bill is unacceptable for France both diplomatically and legally, Senator

05.02.2012 | Readed: 782

French Senator Nathalie Goulet has said the Senate`s bill criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide is unacceptable for France from both diplomatic and legal points of view. "France is a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group which mediates in the Armenia-Azerbaijan......

Lithuania eager to boost relations with Azerbaijan

04.02.2012 | Readed: 669

Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov on February 2 arrived in Lithuania's capital Vilnius.  During the visit, Khalafov met with Lithuanian Foreign Minister and co-chair of the intergovernmental joint commission Audronius Azubalis, Adviser to the PM on Foreign Policy......

Pakistani Senate`s Foreign Relations Committee approves Khojaly genocide

02.02.2012 | Readed: 653

The Pakistani Foreign Relations Committee of Senate met on February 1 to discuss "Pakistan`s relations with Azerbaijan". The Committee unanimously passed a resolution which is as follows: The Foreign Relations Committee condemns the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia and......

"Azerbaijan is interested in boosting ties with Council of Europe and its bodies"

02.02.2012 | Readed: 718

Azerbaijan is interested in boosting ties with the Council of Europe and its bodies, said Deputy Executive Secretary of New Azerbaijan Party, MP Mubariz Gurbanli in the meeting with the visiting co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee on Azerbaijan Pedro Agramunt and Joseph Debono......

Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan to cooperate in youth policy

02.02.2012 | Readed: 701

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov met with the visiting delegation led by Youth, Employment and Labor Minister Aliasbek Alymkulov of Kyrgyzstan. The sides have signed a youth policy cooperation agreement. The agreement was signed by the Ministers. Rahimov......

"Parliament of France has nothing to do with evaluation of history", Vice-Speaker of French Senate

02.02.2012 | Readed: 722

As earlier reported, the members of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Youth Union sent appeals to the French Parliament and every senator. Deputy Chairman of the French Senate Jean-Claude Carle responded to letter of the Youth Union, YAP press service said.  In his letter, Jean Claude Carle......

YAP Deputy chairman-executive secretary: Armenia must recognize rights of expelled Azerbaijanis

02.02.2012 | Readed: 745

Deputy chairman-executive secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Ali Ahmadov has said Armenia must recognize the rights of expelled Azerbaijanis. He spoke to an opening meeting of the Milli Majlis` spring session. "This year marks the 65th anniversary of massive expulsion of......

PACE criticizes French Senate`s bill on so-called Armenian genocide

31.01.2012 | Readed: 647

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) says about inadmissibility of use of history as an instrument of political fight. Thus, the PACE responded to the bill of the French Senate on criminalizing the denial of the so-called Armenian genocide. The MP of the Turkish......

20th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijan-Turkey diplomatic ties marked in Baku

31.01.2012 | Readed: 767

On January 30th an event to mark the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey was held in the Turkish Embassy. The event brought together MPs, historians, Turkish businessmen and others. Opening the event, Ambassador Hulusi Kilic spoke......

NATO International School of Azerbaijan holds its winter session

31.01.2012 | Readed: 745

The winter session of the NATO International School of Azerbaijan has today started here. The "Post- Arab Spring Middle East" titled session has brought together participants from over 20 NATO members, and 50 partner states. The session will discuss Middle East events, current......

Turkey supports withdrawal of France from OSCE Minsk Group

29.01.2012 | Readed: 722

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has stressed the need to discuss the chairmanship of France in the OSCE Minsk Group which was founded to settle Nagorno Karabakh conflict in 1992 and has Turkey as its member. Davutoglu told CNN Turk that it was time to discuss the withdrawal of......

OSCE Special Representative on South Caucasus meets members of Azerbaijani community of Nagorno Karabakh

28.01.2012 | Readed: 875

Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus, Ambassador Padraig Murphy met with the members of the "Azerbaijani Community of Nagorno Karabakh" Public Association.  Special Representative was informed on the situation caused by the conflict, the......

British Premier: Nagorno-Karabakh problem should be solved based on agreed principles

27.01.2012 | Readed: 638

British Premier David Cameron has said the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be solved on the basis of agreed principles.  Cameron responded to questions from Armenian MPs following his speech at a session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. He......

Sidar Global Advisors: France may not be regarded as an impartial mediator, due to the recent French Senate vote

27.01.2012 | Readed: 691

Sidar Global Advisors (SGA) group stated that France may not be regarded as an impartial mediator, due to the recent French Senate vote. The Washington, DC-based Sidar Global Advisors (SGA) analytical group mentions in its next special research that France may not be regarded as an......

Azerbaijan welcomes Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, Ambassador Agshin Mehdiyev

26.01.2012 | Readed: 673

Azerbaijan welcomes Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and hopes for fair and continuous settlement of the problem, said permanent representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev in the UN Security Council meeting on Tuesday. The Ambassador pointed out that unlike forces who raise......

Russia and Turkey keen in quick settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict

26.01.2012 | Readed: 640

Russia and Turkey are interested in quick settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, reported AzerTAc, quoting the joint statement by ministers Sergey Lavrov and Ahmed Davutoglu placed at official website of the Foreign Ministry of Russia, as saying.  The document states that in the......

Konrad Adenauer Foundation and New Azerbaijan Party discuss prospects for cooperation

26.01.2012 | Readed: 686

Deputy Chairman, Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Ali Ahmadov has today met head of the South Caucasus Political Dialogue project of German Konrad Adenauer Foundation Canan Atilgan. The meeting focused on current state of and prospects for cooperation between the......

Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry issues statement on French Senate`s bill criminalizing denial of so-called Armenian genocide

25.01.2012 | Readed: 697

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan has issued a statement on the bill adopted by the French Senate criminalizing denial of the so-called Armenian genocide.  The statement says the Republic of Azerbaijan expresses deep sorrow for the adoption of the bill "Considering the......

PACE rejects Armenian delegation`s appeal

25.01.2012 | Readed: 646

Head of Armenian delegation to PACE David Harutyunyan appealed to the new chairman of the organization Jean-Claude Mignon, asking to dissolve the PACE subcommittee on Nagorno-Karabakh. PACE Bureau rejected the appeal and considered it expedient that subcommittee should continue to......

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev reaffirms his delegation's commitment to international order based on rule of law

21.01.2012 | Readed: 733

Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to UN Agshin Mehdiyev reaffirmed his delegation's commitment to an international order based on the rule of law and international law at the UN Security Council meeting.  Addressing the debate on the Rule of Law, Mehdiyev said: "While more......

L.A. Times: French Senate should reject the bill

21.01.2012 | Readed: 897

In an article published on January 19, the Los Angeles Times has said that the "French Senate should reject a bill criminalizing the denial of Armenian allegations pertaining to the incidents of 1915". Titled "Speech crimes and France" and written by Timothy Garton Ash, a senior fellow......

Moldovan Prime minister ends his visit to Azerbaijan

20.01.2012 | Readed: 661

On January 19th Moldovan Prime minister Vladimir Filat ended his visit to Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Moldovan PM at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. Moldovan Prime minister Vladimir Filat was seen......

Last year saw great progress in US-Azerbaijan relations, Eric Rubin

20.01.2012 | Readed: 602

The great progress has been made in development of US-Azerbaijan relations last year and these ties will boost this year as well, said US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin in the press conference connected with his two-day Azerbaijan......

Azerbaijani Premier meets deputy chairman of Georgian parliament

20.01.2012 | Readed: 638

On January 19th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade met deputy chairman of the Georgian parliament, chief of the Georgia-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group Fridon Todua.  They praised the level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Georgia. The sides noted......

Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis meets Moldovan Premier

19.01.2012 | Readed: 622

On January 18th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov met Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat. Asadov praised the level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Moldova. He underlined the role of two countries` presidents in development of bilateral ties. The Speaker pointed......

Azerbaijan, U.S. discuss cooperation

19.01.2012 | Readed: 665

On January 18th Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin to discuss how to boost cooperation between the two countries.  Mammadyarov praised the level of Azerbaijan-U.S. relationship. He......

Moldovan Premier embarks on official Azerbaijan visit

18.01.2012 | Readed: 705

On January 17th Prime Minister of Moldova Vladimir Filat arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. A guard of honor was lined up for the Moldovan PM at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. Prime Minister Vladimir Filat was......

UN GA to discuss draft resolutions on situation in occupied territories of Azerbaijan and protracted conflicts in GUAM region

18.01.2012 | Readed: 908

The draft resolutions on "situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan" and "protracted conflicts in GUAM region" are expected to be discussed in the 66th session of the UN General Assembly next month. The documents were submitted for consideration by Azerbaijan and......

Azerbaijan, Iraq mull interparliamentary ties

18.01.2012 | Readed: 646

On January 17th Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov met visiting Iraqi delegation led by chief of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations Humam Hamoody. Asadov pointed out Azerbaijan is interested in dynamic development of bilateral relations and such visits would......

French Senate`s European Democrat and Social Rally to vote against bill on "Armenian genocide"

15.01.2012 | Readed: 693

According to Agence France-Presse, European Democrat and Social Rally (RDSE) of the French Parliament will vote against a bill of the Lower Chamber of the French parliament on criminalizing denial of the so-called Armenian genocide. Sixteen senators representing the Rally have an opinion......

Azerbaijani FM addresses Security Council debate on cooperation between UN and regional organizations

14.01.2012 | Readed: 644

Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has made remarks at a debate on cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations at the Security Council. Mammadyarov said "Over the last decade, the role of the African Union and sub-regional organizations has increased......

Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Speaker meets Sout Korean counterpart

14.01.2012 | Readed: 740

On January 13th Speaker of Azerbaijan Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov met visiting Speaker of the Republic of Korea`s National Assembly Park Hee-tae.  Asadov praised the current level of relationship between Azerbaijan and Korea. He said Park Hee-tae`s visit to Azerbaijan would contribute to......

Bill on Khojaly genocide to be submitted to Turkish National Assembly

14.01.2012 | Readed: 722

A bill on recognition of the Khojaly genocide will be submitted to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) on the eve of anniversary of this massacre, one of the greave crimes of XX century, Sinan Dogan, member of Turkish Parliament from Igdir Province, told a new conference here. Along......

Caucasian quadrature

13.01.2012 | Readed: 603

"A peace in the Southern Caucasus is linked with resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict. But prospects of compromise between Armenia and Azerbaijan seem very remote," says the article "Caucasian quardature" published in the Polska Zbrojna newspaper by Yatsek Pototsky, the former consul......


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