Oct 22 2014 - 08:48
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said today that the efforts of Azerbaijan have allowed the formation of an energy corridor from the South Caucasus to the Balkan states. He emphasized that Azerbaijan and Turkey were implementing strategic economic projects in the context of political crises in neighbouring states, Trend reports.The Turkish PM made particular mention of the Trans-Anatolian Gas Pipeline to transport gas from the Shah Deniz field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea to the European border via Turkey as a key project.
Oct 21 2014 - 15:07
Azerbaijani crossing posts are holding seminars about Ebola. All posts are being disinfected. Everyone entering the country is checked. Officers use thermal vision for medical examinations, Trend reports.
Oct 20 2014 - 14:33
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Azerbaijan this year, said Iranian Vice President for Women and Families Shahindokht Molaverdi. She clarified that the two countries were working on a program for science exchange involving women and cooperation of NGOs, Interfax-Azerbaijan reports.
Oct 20 2014 - 12:58
Vladimir Yakunin, the head of Russian Railways, will chair the 61st session of the Council for Railway Transportation of CIS Member-States hosted by Baku on October 21-22. It will be attended by railway authorities of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Georgia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Finland, representatives of Lithuania, Estonia, Iran and the CIS Executive Committee, Russian Railway reports.
Oct 17 2014 - 18:51
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev pardoned 84 convicts today. The decision was made after requests by their family members, Azerbaijani news agency Trend reports on Friday night.
Oct 17 2014 - 16:58
Private scientific centres may now be established in Azerbaijan. The corresponding regulation has been included in the country's Science Law, Azerbaijani news agency Trend reports.
Oct 17 2014 - 15:16
The Russian Public Chamber Commission for Development of Public Diplomacy and Support of Compatriots Abroad organized a round table conference entitled “A new stage of relations of Russian and Azerbaijan. The results of 23 years of independence of the Azerbaijani Republic.” Participants in the conference discussed visits of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Minister for Agriculture Alexey Ulyukayev, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky and other politicians to Baku in the last 4 months.