Jan 30 2015 - 11:37
"Russian media, who are busy covering the international relations of Russia, should turn their attention to Azerbaijan and President Ilham Aliyev, who has consistently advocated friendly positions to the Russian Federation today, at a time when the Russian point of view on events in the world has been criticized even by allied countries," the assistant professor of political theory at MGIMO, Kirill Koktysh, said during a broadcast of "Vesti FM", responding to a question about omissions in the master work of modern media.
Jan 29 2015 - 15:25
Azerbaijan is a reliable partner of the US, Caspian Group Holdings director general Rob Sobhani’s article in the Washington Times says. “Azerbaijan stood by the United States immediately after the attacks of Sept. 11 and sent troops to Afghanistan and Iraq to fight alongside America servicemen. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has proved a reliable energy partner to the West,” the author believes.
Jan 29 2015 - 14:52
The PACE Monitoring Committee has appointed a new co-rapporteur on Azerbaijan. The candidacy of the Polish MP Tadeusz Iwinski was approved during a meeting of the Committee today. He will replace Joseph Debono Grech (Malta), who has been a co-rapporteur for five years. His authority expired in in November 2014.
Jan 29 2015 - 13:33
The Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan at a meeting in Ashgabat will discuss energy projects that are important not only for the region but also for Europe, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said today. According to the Turkish Foreign Minister, of special importance is the joint work of the three countries, "Novosti-Azerbaijan" reported, referring to the Turkish news agency Anadolu.
Jan 29 2015 - 11:00
Slovenia plans to open its embassy in Baku by mid-2016, Slovenian Ambassador to Azerbaijan (with residence in Ankara) Milan Jazbec said. The diplomat called the appointment of Honorary Consul of Slovenia in Azerbaijan Elnur Allahverdiyev last year a big step in the relations between the two countries.
Jan 28 2015 - 20:17
North Ossetian Prime Minister Sergey Takoyev will visit Baku on February 2-4 to sign an intergovernmental agreement on trade-economic, science-technical and cultural cooperation, AzerTAG reports.
Jan 28 2015 - 19:22
Gurkan Kumbaroglu, the president of the International Association for Energy Economics, said that the Azerbaijani company SOCAR has reached an agreement with Turkey to form the Eurasian Energy Union, headquartered in Istanbul. The Union will initially consist of Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. It will further expand by granting membership to Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania. After realization of the Turkish Stream project, it will adjoin Greece, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.