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SOCAR to expand cooperation with Ukraine

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev held a meeting in Kiev, within the framework of which they discussed the prospects of expanding cooperation in the …

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Program of French FM’s visit to Azerbaijan announced

France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Azerbaijan May 27. In Azerbaijan, the minister will have meetings with Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Finance Minister Samir Sharifov and other …

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Jean-Yves Le Drian to visit Azerbaijan

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will arrive in Azerbaijan on May 27, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said. Le Drian is expected to meet with Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar …

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Azerbaijani president pardons four Russians

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order pardoning 634 people on the occasion of the centenary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Among the pardoned, there are 39 foreign citizens, including …

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Gala Reserve to host festival of ancient handicrafts

Festival of ancient handicrafts will be held in Gala State Historical and Ethnographic Reserve on May 25-26. The event is co-organized by Mədəniyyət TV and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography. The festival  starts at …

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Two dead bodies found on boat in Caspian Sea

A rubber boat with two unrecognizable bodies on board was found in the Caspian Sea (about 90 km from the shore) at 13:00pm on May 24, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a statement, APA reported. A Vikhr-3 …

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Fuad Poladov would have turned 70 today

Today well-known Azerbaijani theater and cinema actor, Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR, People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR Fuad Poladov would have turned 70 years old. Fuad Poladov was born on May 24, …

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Yusuf Alekperov listed as richest Russian heir

The son of energy giant Lukoil's President Vagit Alekperov who will eventually inherit at least $17 billion has been again listed as the richest heir by Forbes Russia. The magazine said that 28-year-old …

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Azerbaijan's Central Bank issues 200 AZN banknotes

The presentation of a new banknote worth 200 manat was held at the Azerbaijani Central Bank yesterday. Chairman of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan Elman Rustamov said that taking into account the dynamical development of …

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IMF: Armenia is the poorest country in South Caucasus

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released a fresh report on the economic power of the world's nations, in which it ranks the world's countries according to their GDP based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita. …

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