Azerbaijan and the EU

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan doesn#039t need close economic integration with anyone

Ilham Aliyev: "Azerbaijan doesn't need close economic integration with anyone"

The country has no plans to join any new international organizations

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Baku opens new chapter of cooperation with EU

Ilham Aliyev's visit to Brussels will be of great importance in terms of preparation, signing and implementation of a new agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU

Fuad Isgandarov: Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU

Fuad Isgandarov: "Azerbaijan needs strong foundation to build relations with EU"

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Belgium on the prospects of Baku's relations with the EU

 Mard: dialogue significant for Karabakh conflict settlement

Mard: dialogue significant for Karabakh conflict settlement

The European Union supports a comprehensive peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the EU ambassador to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said while commenting on the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in …

Mammadyarov: Yerevan avoids substantive talks on Karabakh

Mammadyarov: Yerevan avoids substantive talks on Karabakh

Yerevan avoids substantive negotiations on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, strengthening its military presence in the occupied Azerbaijani territories, and by all means tries to maintain the status quo, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister …

EU realizes almost 50 twinning projects in Azerbaijan

EU realizes almost 50 twinning projects in Azerbaijan

The EU has successfully implemented 48 twinning projects in Azerbaijan since 2007, the head of the Operations Section at the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan, Jeroen Willems, said at the event, dedicated to summing up the …

Malena Mard: Azerbaijan most reliable EU partner in region

Malena Mard: Azerbaijan most reliable EU partner in region

The European Union sees no other partner in the South Caucasus region more reliable than Azerbaijan, the head of the EU delegation in Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said at the Azerbaijan Infrastructure, Power and Renewable Energy …

EU to discuss partnership expansion with Azerbaijan

EU to discuss partnership expansion with Azerbaijan

EU foreign ministers will meet on Monday in Brussels to discuss preparation of a new partnership agreement with Azerbaijan. The discussion will take place at a meeting of foreign ministers at the EU Council in the framework of the …

Baku to host European film festival in November

Baku to host European film festival in November

The 7th European Film Festival will be held in Baku from November 3 to 12.   Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard said that 20 European films will be screened during the event.   …

Sessions at VII European Film Festival to be free

Sessions at VII European Film Festival to be free

The 7th European Cinema Festival is to be organized in Baku from 3 to 12 November. Malena Mard, the head of the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan has stated that the sessions at the festival will be free. "The …

Salber: Nagorno-Karabakh settlement intensifies

Salber: Nagorno-Karabakh settlement intensifies

EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Herbert Salber, said that the diplomatic activity is observed around the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Salber positively assessed his visit to Azerbaijan, noting that …

EU Special Representative for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

EU Special Representative for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Herbert Salber is expected to visit Azerbaijan in late October to hold high-level consultations, the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan said, APA …

EU satisfied its cooperation with Azerbaijan

EU satisfied its cooperation with Azerbaijan

A ceremony for presenting the mid-term report of the EU-CoE joint projects intended for journalists, court staff and employees of administrative authorities in Azerbaijan was held in Baku.   Speaking at the event, the head of the …

EU interested in strengthening relations with Azerbaijan

EU interested in strengthening relations with Azerbaijan

There are strong partnership relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union, the EU Ambassador to Azerbaijan Malena Mard told reporters in Baku Oct. 1, Trend reports. Regarding Azerbaijani Parliament’s …

EU Parliament fully supports Azerbaijan#039s territorial integrity

EU Parliament fully supports Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

The delegation of the European Union (EU)-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (PCC) completed its visit to Baku. The EP Delegation was received by the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and also had meetings with …

Azerbaijan#039s First Lady to Unveil Open-Air Museum in Bulgaria

Azerbaijan's First Lady to Unveil Open-Air Museum in Bulgaria

Mehriban Aliyeva, the First Lady of Azerbaijan, is set to arrive in Bulgaria on September 22

Ilham Aliyev receives European Parliament#039s VP

Ilham Aliyev receives European Parliament's VP

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by Vice-President of the European Parliament Ryszard Czarnecki on Sept. 9, APA reports. …

 EU special representative for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

EU special representative for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber will visit Azerbaijan in July. He will hold a number of high-level meetings in Baku and discuss the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, …

EU allocates funds for rural development support in Azerbaijan

EU allocates funds for rural development support in Azerbaijan

The EU allocated 7.2 million euro to the Azerbaijani government in the framework of the Rural Development Support Program (RDSP), which supports regional and rural development reforms of the country’s government, the delegation of the …

Azerbaijan and EU may renegotiate aviation agreement

Azerbaijan and EU may renegotiate aviation agreement

The EU is ready for negotiations with Azerbaijan to renegotiate aviation agreement, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said. “The agreement will contribute to both Azerbaijan and EU for …

EU welcomes meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents

EU welcomes meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents

The planned meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan, in St. Petersburg is positive, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said. …

Malena Mard: EU welcomes simplification of Azerbaijani visa procedures

Malena Mard: EU welcomes simplification of Azerbaijani visa procedures

The EU welcomes the decree on simplification of visa procedures and creation of ASAN Viza system, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said, adding that this decree is of great importance. According …

Malena Mard impressed by Azerbaijan#039s potential

Malena Mard impressed by Azerbaijan's potential

The European Union has implemented 213 projects in Azerbaijan in various spheres until 2016 through the TAIEX program, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said at a workshop on operations and management in …

Mammadyarov appeals to Ban Ki-moon, Stoltenberg and Mogherini

Mammadyarov appeals to Ban Ki-moon, Stoltenberg and Mogherini

The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has sent an appeal to the Secretary Generals of the UN and NATO in connection with the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the head of the press service of the Foreign Ministry …

Martin Schulz urges Baku and Yerevan to return to peace process

Martin Schulz urges Baku and Yerevan to return to peace process

The head of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, expressed his concern over the resumption of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh and urged both sides to return to the peace process. "I am concerned about the …

 UK oil company opens representative office in Azerbaijan

UK oil company opens representative office in Azerbaijan

Cieco BTC UK Limited, which is a subsidiary of the Japanese Itochu Corporation, opened a representative office in Azerbaijan. Okada Yoshihisa is a legal representative of the new company. The company was registered in …

 Malena Mard: EU talks on new partnership agreement with Azerbaijan to be continued

Malena Mard: EU talks on new partnership agreement with Azerbaijan to be continued

The EU will continue negotiations on signing a new agreement on bilateral partnership with Azerbaijan, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said. According to her, during the visit of the EU …

 EU to allocate Azerbaijan grants for human rights development

EU to allocate Azerbaijan grants for human rights development

The head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said that the European Union and Azerbaijan are going to sign a strategic partnership agreement acceptable to both sides. According to her, the agreement will …

 Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

Date of second meeting on Southern Gas Corridor announced

The second meeting of the Advisory Council on the Southern Gas Corridor is scheduled for February 29 in Baku. The first meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council was held on February 12 in Baku, the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan …

Malena Mard: Azerbaijani products meet our market demand

Malena Mard: Azerbaijani products meet our market demand

The head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said that the EU would be glad to see Azerbaijani products on its market. "The issue of food safety is very important in Europe. We think that the products of …