Apr 19 2015 - 14:16
Today, a meeting was held between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the newly appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan, Beibit Isabaeva, at which Isabaev gave his credentials to the head of state. According to the president of Azerbaijan, realization of large joint economic, energy and transport projects between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan contributes to the further strengthening of potential bilateral cooperation.
Apr 19 2015 - 11:18
Italy, the USA, Germany, Turkey and Russia were the five main trading partners of Azerbaijan in the first quarter of 2015. The main supplier of goods to the country in March of this year was the United States. Italy once again received the status of the main trading partner, ahead of the Americans in this category.
Apr 17 2015 - 19:03
Ali Hasanov, vice prime minister of Azerbaijan, the head of the State Committee for Refugees and Displaced Persons, expressed concerns about Iranian business on occupied territories at a meeting with Ali Rabii, the Iranian Minister for Cooperation, Labour and Social Welfare, Trend reports.The Iranian minister said that the Islamic Republic had no business on the occupied Azerbaijani territories, only private companies were possibly operating there.
Apr 17 2015 - 18:03
Azerbaijan and Turkey have signed a protocol on cooperation in the fields of labour, social protection and employment at the 8th session of their Permanent Commission for Cooperation in the Field of Social Protection, abc.az reports.The sides discussed the work stipulated by the protocol signed at the 7th session of the Commission and events held by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the European Union in the field of social protection in Baku.
Apr 17 2015 - 16:54
The Azerbaijani government is studying a bill on standards of gravestones, as stated by Mubariz Gurbanly, the head of the State Committee for Religious Organizations, APA reports.He clarified that the government could not interfere with setting of VIP tents set at funerals.The bill stipulates production of gravestones from stone. Gravestones will have a maximum height of 50cm, tombstones - 60cm. The document has no provisions for private cemeteries. Graves, unless they belong to couples, will be laid in lines.
Apr 17 2015 - 15:36
Iran has called for a fair settlement of the lingering dispute over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Iran’s minister of labor, welfare and social security, Ali Rabiei, said during a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Prime Minister Artur Rasizade in Baku."The territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan is very important to us and we hope the Karabakh dispute could be resolved fairly," Novosti-Azerbaijan cited him as saying.
Apr 17 2015 - 15:07
The recent statement by the US State Department is interference in the internal affairs of Azerbaijan, Foreign Ministry spokesman of the republic, Hikmet Hajiyev, said.
Apr 17 2015 - 13:25
The deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council, Ilyas Umakhanov, in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, said that the presentation of the Friendship Order to Milli Majlis chairman Oqtay Asadov is confirmation of the strategic course of Russia on collaboration and cooperation with Azerbaijan in the economic, humanitarian and social spheres, commenting on Asadov receiving the award from the chair of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Valentina Matviyenko, during a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the