May 24 2013 - 16:40
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has met with Elmar Brok, the head of the foreign policy committee of the European parliament. At the meeting the Azerbaijani president stressed that bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and the EU were developing rapidly.
May 24 2013 - 12:53
The Azerbaijani parliament has introduced amendments to the law on international passports, allowing children aged under 1 to receive international passports valid for a year, children aged 1-3 to have passports valid for 3 years and children aged 3-8 to have passports valid for 5 years, 1news cites Ali Guseynli, head of the parliamentary committee for legal policy and state construction.Adults will receive passports for 18 years.Release of biometric passports was postponed from June 1 to September 1, 2013.
May 23 2013 - 17:56
The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, received in Baku the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Ian Kelly (USA), Jacques Faure (France) and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk.Issues related to the current state and prospects of the negotiations on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict were discussed at the meeting, the official website of the President of Azerbaijan reports.
May 23 2013 - 11:06
Gabor Iklody, NATO Assistant Secretary General, said at an energy conference in Baku that Azerbaijan was the keypartner of the alliance in the region, Trend reports.He reminded that Azerbaijan was supporting the NATO and contributing to stabilization in Afghanistan even after 2014.Khazar Ibragim, Azerbaijani representative to the NATO, said that the successful policy of Azerbaijan will continue in security, emergency situations, mine-clearing, military reforms. Launch of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway will benefit stabilization in Afghanistan.
May 23 2013 - 10:49
Azerbaijan has no problems in relations with Russia, Azerbaijani Foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov says. The two states have 182 bilateral documents signed and 39 planned for signing.
May 22 2013 - 16:13
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will soon travel to the South Caucasus in order to suggest a meeting of the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents in Salzburg, Austria, Armenian media cites diplomatic sources as saying.
May 22 2013 - 08:26
Azerbaijani Interior Minister Ramil Usubov met a delegation headed by his Georgian counterpart Irakly Garibashvili yesterday. Usubov stressed on protection of rights and freedom of people as a priority.The ministers agreed that documents signed by their Interior Ministry, especially the agreement to fight terrorism, organized crime and grave crimes signed in 2002, contribute to development of bilateral relations.Garibashvili said that Georgia valued the strategic partnership with Azerbaijan and will cooperate in all spheres, including security.
May 21 2013 - 16:51
The Georgian, Azerbaijani and Turkish finance ministers are going to meet in Gabala on May 25. The officials are expected to discuss economic cooperation between the three states.