Apr 18 2014 - 18:35
The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan has held a meeting with the delegation headed by the Pakistani Air Force Commander, Air Marshal Tahir Butt Rafique. Participants in the meeting discussed prospects of military and technical cooperation, the press service of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan reports.Later, the commander of the Pakistani Air Force received by the First Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Air Force commander, Major-General Ramiz Tairov and the Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, Trend reports.
Apr 18 2014 - 16:21
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation from Saudi Arabia headed by Director General of the Border Guard Service of the country.The President stressed the successful development of bilateral relations and the importance of friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia. He said that the two countries have a high level of political relations.Ilham Aliyev noted the importance of cooperation between the border services of Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia.
Apr 18 2014 - 16:03
Four congressmen - Eliot Engel, Lois Frankel, David Sisilaynj and the head of the delegation, Ed Royce - have arrived in Baku. After a brief trip to Kiev, they will travel to Yerevan. The congressmen will hold talks with senior government and municipal officials and business representatives from both countries.Among the discussed topics will be world energy and the Iranian nuclear program. In Azerbaijan, American politicians are going to examine issues of regional security. Azerbaijani MP Aydin Mirzazade said that Baku became a regional center for diplomatic visits long ago. "For us this is not the first meeting with congressmen. American politicians are interested in such things as mutual relations, deep cooperation in certain fields, and an opportunity to get acquainted with the results of the development of Azerbaijan's economy and social issues, the strengthening of the public sphere, the development of infrastructure and so on."The delegation of the congress will focus this time on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Four congressmen - Eliot Engel, Lois Frankel, David Sisilaynj and the head of the delegation, Ed Royce - have arrived in Baku.
Apr 18 2014 - 08:55
U.S. President Barack Obama said commenting on the meeting of Russia, Ukraine, U.S. and the EU in Geneva that Ukraine will guarantee protection of Russians’ rights on its territory, RIA Novosti reports.In his words, Kiev is ready to make concessions for the southern and south-eastern parts of the country.The four-sided talks were concluded with a joint document in Geneva. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the main result of the meeting was recognition of the fact that Ukrainians should overcome the crisis on their own.
Apr 17 2014 - 20:58
The United States, the European Union and Russia have said that all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the ongoing crisis in Ukraine,
Apr 17 2014 - 20:44
The OSCE Chairman-in-Office, President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter, is going to pay a visit to Azerbaijan and Armenia at the beginning of June,
Apr 17 2014 - 20:34
Iran and the 5+1 group (five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the US, the UK, France, China and Russia - and Germany) are going to discuss the situation surrounding the Iranian nuclear programme on May 5th, 2014.