Politics

31 January 2006 [06:01]

Appeal made to Milli Majlis on re-consideration of the cases of "Karabakh partisans", conveyed to the speaker

The appeal forwarded to Milli Majlis on reconsideration of the cases of "Karabakh partisans" by their parents was submitted to Ogtay Asadov, the speaker of the parliament.
31 January 2006 [05:54]

President Ilham Aliyev congratulated Finnish President, Canadian PM and the Emir of Kuwait

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent a message to President of Finland Tarja Halonen to congratulate her on reelection to this post.
31 January 2006 [05:12]

If Musavat decide to attend the parliament and re-elections, it can be removed from "Azadliq" bloc

"If Assembly of Musavat Party makes decision on attendance of its members at the parliament and in the re-elections, removal of this party from "Azadliq" bloc will be discussed", Deputy Chief of PFPA Hasan Kerimli told.
31 January 2006 [05:02]

Agshin Mehdiyev: "Council of Europe understands Azerbaijan's non-compliance with the commitments"

"We have successfully carried out a lot of joint programs with Council of Europe within 5 years since Azerbaijan became the member of it", the Head of Azerbaijani Permanent Representation in Council of Europe, Ambassador Agshin Mehdiyev told.
31 January 2006 [04:39]

Georgi Khaindrava met with representatives of Ahiska Turks within the framework of his visit to Azerbaijan

State Minister of Georgia on the conflict regulation, Georgi Khaindrava who arrived in Baku yesterday, met with Jamal Beridze, head of "Vatan" Society of Ahiska Turks settled in Azerbaijan today.
31 January 2006 [04:26]

Nobody has appealed to Central Election Commission to observe re-elections so far

Nobody has appealed to Central Election Commission to observe re-elections to be held on May 13.
31 January 2006 [04:12]

Rafael Huseynov: "Council of Europe fact finding mission should start investigation of destruction of monuments from Armenia"

Council of Europe will set up fact finding mission and send it to the region on proposal of Azerbaijan to discover the condition of historical, cultural monuments in the lands under occupation.
31 January 2006 [03:17]

Terry Davis: "Innovations will appear in resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict in 6 weeks"

"Innovation will appear in resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict in 6 weeks", Secretary General of Council of Europe told.
30 January 2006 [22:03]

President Aliyev appointed new Ambassador to Russia

Polad Byul-Byuloglu was appointed Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia
30 January 2006 [21:52]

French Ambassador completes diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan

President of Azerbajan Ilham Aliyev received today the Ambassador of France to Azerbaijan Roland Blatmann, completing his diplomatic mission in the country.
30 January 2006 [21:46]

Azeri customs bodies hold a meeting

On Monday the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee held a meeting on the results of 2005.
30 January 2006 [21:43]

Ministries restructured by President's Decree

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed today a Decree on restructuring of a number of ministries.
30 January 2006 [21:38]

President Aliyev expresses condolences to his Polish counterpart on tragedy in Chorzow

On Monday Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, expressed condolences to his Polish counterpart Lech Kaczynski after the roof collapse of an exhibition hall in the southern city of Chorzow which killed 67 people.
30 January 2006 [18:27]

Elmar Mammadyarov: "Paris meeting will determine next steps"

Meeting in Paris where Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia are going to have next round of talks to achieve peace in Nagorno Karabakh will define whether to continue or stop contacts.
30 January 2006 [17:42]

Andres Herkel: PACE pre-election mission to Azerbaijan not formed yet

"The composition of the pre-election mission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Azerbaijan and the date of its visit to Baku are not identified yet", the PACE co-rapporteur on Azerbaijan Andres Herkel told.
30 January 2006 [17:33]

Ukrainian National Security and Defense Secretary to visit Azerbaijan

The Ukraine Secretary of National Security and Defense (SNSF) Anatoly Kinakh will be on a visit in Georgia and Azerbaijan on January 30 - February 2.
30 January 2006 [16:38]

President of Azerbaijan received credentials from new Ambassadors of China and Ukraine

Newly appointed Ambassadors met with President Aliyev
30 January 2006 [13:20]

Justice Ministry holds a meeting

The Azerbaijani Justice Ministry will hold a meeting under the chairmanship of Fikrat Mammadov, the Justice Minister
30 January 2006 [09:30]

Bahar Muradova: "Azerbaijan looks forward to fulfill CE recomendations"

Vice Speaker talking about changes.
30 January 2006 [09:20]

Minister of Communications of United Arab Emirates received Ambassador of Azerbaijan to UAE

The minister of Communications of United Arab Emirates Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri received Eldar Salimov.
30 January 2006 [09:00]

George Khaindrava, Georgian State Minister on National Conflicts arrived in Azerbaijan

During his 3-day official visit Mr.Khaindrava will meet Meskketi Turks living in Sabirabad Region.
29 January 2006 [00:49]

Eldaniz Guliyev: "Eldar Namazov wants to please both sides"

The sitting of Coordination Board of "Yeni Siyaset Bloc" ("YeS") which was to be held in late January wasn't held.
29 January 2006 [00:41]

Rauf Denktash establishes anti-Armenian organization named afterTalat Pasha

A new anti-Armenian organization has been established in Turkey.
29 January 2006 [00:06]

Arkadi Gukasyan not to attend the meeting of separatists in Moscow

The heads of separatist Abkhazia, South Osetia and Dnestr regimes will meet in Moscow.
28 January 2006 [21:17]

Arif Hajili: "Isolation from the Parliament and CEC may cause some problems for us"

The decision of PACE about the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan deepened the contradictions in the positions of the parties in Azadlig Bloc.
28 January 2006 [18:49]

Russian Defense Minister: "No reason to refuse arms to Azerbaijan"

Russia has no reason to refuse arms supplies to Azerbaijan, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said during his visit to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
28 January 2006 [11:10]

Heikki Talvitie met with opposition leaders

European Union special representative for the South Caucasus Heikki Talvitie met with opposition leaders.
28 January 2006 [11:06]

OSCE chairman-in-office and Russian FA discuss the issue on Nagorno Karabakh

OSCE Chairman–in-office Karel de Gucht met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
28 January 2006 [11:03]

Igbal Agazade admitted into Transnational Radical Party

Chief of Hope Party Igbal Agazadeh has been admitted a member into Transnational Radical Party.
28 January 2006 [10:53]

CEC has not received any invitation with regard to parliamentary elections in Ukraine

Azerbaijan Central Election Commission (CEC) has not received any invitation to observe parliamentary elections to be held in Ukraine.
28 January 2006 [10:49]

Hafiz Pashayev: "The US’s position on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict remains unchanged"

"The US’s position on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict remains unchanged. This positively influences the resolution of the conflict."
28 January 2006 [10:36]

Document on exploitation and destruction of minerals in our territories under occupation by Armenia submitted to PACE

Member of delegation of Milli Majlis to Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe, member of Science, Education, culture committee of PACE, Environment Committee and Law Issues and Human Rights Committee Rafael Huseynov forwarded PACE a proposal of recommendation on exploiting and destroying minerals in our territories under occupation.
28 January 2006 [10:07]

Winter session of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe is over

The winter session of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly which started on 23 January was over yesterday.
28 January 2006 [10:01]

Azerbaijan is represented by 3 parliamentarians in PACE Monitoring Committee

The sitting of Bureau of Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly was held yesterday.
28 January 2006 [09:56]

Samad Seyidov is satisfied with the results of PACE winter session

Head of Azerbaijani delegation to Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe Samad Seyidov is pleased with the results of session.
28 January 2006 [09:09]

Ankara considers Oskanian’s objection to inclusion of Turkish forces in the staff of peacekeepers as destructive

"Turkish government considers proposal of Yerevan on transport of freights belonging to Georgia and Turkey via Armenia without any expenditure through Kars-Gumru railway as impossible."
28 January 2006 [09:00]

Armenians breached cease-fire in Aghdam frontline

Yesterday Armenians has breached the cease-fire in Aghdam frontline.
27 January 2006 [22:49]

?lan Waddams: "Embassy of European Commission to open in Azerbaijan next year"

The Embassy of the European Commission will be opened in Azerbaijan in 2007, a special envoy of the European Commission in Azerbaijan Alan Waddams said today at the news conference.
27 January 2006 [22:46]

Heikki Talvitie: "South Caucasus states will start negotiations within European Neighborhood Policy simultaneously"

All three Caucasus states will start negotiations on the development of the Action Plans in the framework of the European Neighborhood Policy of the European Union (EU) simultaneously, the EU special envoy for South Caucasus Heikki Talvitie said in a statement today during the news conference in Baku.
27 January 2006 [18:37]

Azeri, Armenian presidents to consider working document on peaceable resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Paris

The Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia will consider a working document on the peace resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Ambassador Yuriy Merzlyakov, the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair, told.
27 January 2006 [14:46]

Iskandar Hamidov: "I did not see people coming out for unity of opposition take decesive steps"

Former IA Minister will work with opposition.
27 January 2006 [14:23]

Georgian State Minister expected

Georgiy Kaindrava to visit Baku.
27 January 2006 [03:42]

Heikki Talvitie: "If any agreement is reached in the negotiations, European Union is ready to do its utmost"

The European Union Special Envoy for the South Caucasus, Heikki Talvitie started his visit to Azerbaijan yesterday.
27 January 2006 [03:13]

The series of "True facts about Karabakh" and films reflecting truth of Azerbaijan distributed to PACE delegation

The series of "True facts about Karabakh" presented on January 24 in Baku were given out among national delegations in PACE winter session.
27 January 2006 [02:11]

"Gas scandal" starts between Turkey and Iran

Gas crisis happened between Turkey and Iran like Ukraine and Russia.
27 January 2006 [02:05]

Karabakh Liberation Organization to hold protests to impede co-chairs' visit to Baku

Karabakh Liberation Organization (KLO) decided to hold various protest actions to impede the visit of OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to Baku on February 1.
26 January 2006 [22:05]

President of Azerbaijan received EU special envoy for South Caucasus Heikki Talvitie

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received today the European Union (EU) special envoy for South Caucasus Heikki Talvitie, who said, it's his last visit to Azerbaijan in this realm.
26 January 2006 [21:55]

President of Azerbaijan received EU new special envoy

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received today a new special envoy of the European Union in Azerbaijan Alan Adams.
26 January 2006 [21:42]

?gshin Mehtiyev: No decisions taken during PACE sub-committee sitting on parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan

No specific decisions have been taken during the sitting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) sub-committee on January 26, the permanent representative of Azerbaijan to CE, the Ambassador Agshin Mehtiyev stated.
26 January 2006 [18:05]

Eldar Mahmudov met with Director of Austrian Federal Agency for the Protection of the Constitution and the Fight Against Terrorism Gert-Rene Polli

Eldar Mahmudov and Gert-Rene Polli discussed bilateral cooperation in security field.
26 January 2006 [16:14]

Russian Defense Minister visits Armenia

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Ivanov arrived in Armenia.
26 January 2006 [15:21]

Name of EU new special envoy for South Caucasus to be known early next week

Heikki Talvitie leaving Azerbaijan.
26 January 2006 [15:09]

OSCE monitoring in Azeri-Armenian frontal line due

The next OSCE monitoring will be held in the contact lime of the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces in the west of Mazamli village of Gazakh District on Friday, the Defense Ministry announced.
26 January 2006 [13:51]

Azeri-Armenian talks intensifying - French diplomat

"Although no specific decision on the conflict settlement has been passed yet, the contacts between the sides are essential," French ambassador to Armenia Henry Cuny said.
26 January 2006 [13:41]

Government dismisses US official's claims on gas delivery to Armenia

The government on Wednesday dismissed an American official's statement saying that Azerbaijani gas supplied to Georgia in light of the energy crisis there is being directed to Armenia.
26 January 2006 [13:35]

Daniel Fried: "US wants to see Azerbaijan secure, sovereign, prospering and democratic"

Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried attended the Baltimore Council of Foreign Affairs meeting.
26 January 2006 [13:10]

Deputy FA Minister: "Working Group on legal status of the Caspian now works on several principles"

"Azerbaijani government does not hurry to declare its position on stability pact offered by Kazakhstan during 19th meeting of working group on determination of legal status of Caspian Sea," told Khalaf Khalafov.
26 January 2006 [05:45]

President of Azerbaijan will not attend Davos Forum

The World Economic Forum will be held in the Swiss town of Davos on January 25-29.
26 January 2006 [05:13]

President Ilham Aliyev received the OSCE Chairman-in-office Karel De Gucht

On Wednesday President Ilham Aliyev has received the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Belgium Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht.
26 January 2006 [05:08]

KLO protests spread of false information on talks directed to resolution of Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict

Today Karabakh Liberation Organization (KLO) issued a statement objecting to spread of false information on negotiation process directed to resolution of Azerbaijan-Armenian conflict.
26 January 2006 [04:51]

YAP sends other representatives to CEC instead of Svetlana Gasimova and Valida Kazimova

Yeni Azerbaijan Party made changes to the composition of the delegates that represent the party in Central Election Commission (CEC).
26 January 2006 [04:49]

Monitoring Committee's decision adopted yesterday on not considering the mandate of our delegation at the winter session is valid

PACE Monitoring Committee kept in force the decision adopted yesterday on not reviewing of suspending the mandate of Azerbaijan parliament delegation or depriving of the right of voting at the winter session of PACE.
26 January 2006 [04:45]

Elmar Mammadyarov meets with OSCE chairman

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov today met with OSCE Chairman-in-office, Belgium Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht who's on his visit to Azerbaijan.
26 January 2006 [04:37]

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to visit Azerbaijan on February 1

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will visit Azerbaijan on February 1 and leave for Armenia on February 2, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov told.
26 January 2006 [04:10]

PACE approved credentials of Azerbaijani delegation

The draft of the resolution presented by the Monitoring Committee concerning credentials of the Azerbaijani delegation was discussed in today's evening meeting of the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
26 January 2006 [03:42]

Rasul Guliyev is in New York

Chief of Azerbaijan Democratic Party Rasul Guliyev is in New York, the US at present.
26 January 2006 [03:31]

Isa Gambar, Lala Shovkat and Eldar Namazov not to leave for Strasbourg

Musavat Party leader Isa Gambar, leader of National Unity Movement Lala Shovkat Hajiyeva, president of the Public Forum for the Sake of Azerbaijan Eldar Namazov, who were invited to participate in the hearings to be held in the Monitoring Committee of Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly can't realize this invitation.
26 January 2006 [02:52]

Ali Ahmadov: "Yeni Azerbaijan Party made decision on its candidates to CEC"

Yeni Azerbaijan Party (YAP) has made a decision on its candidates to be sent to Central Election Commission (CEC), YAP executive secretary Ali Ahmadov told.
25 January 2006 [15:47]

President of Azerbaijan met Director of Austrian Secret Service

President Aliyev received on 25 January 2006 director of Austrian Federal Agency for the Protection of the Constitution and the Fight Against Terrorism (BVT) Gert-Rene Polli.
25 January 2006 [15:16]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "Presence of Turkish peacekeeping forces in Nagorno Karabakh is unacceptable"

Turkish candidature is unacceptable for Armenia.
25 January 2006 [13:57]

Mazahir Panahov: "CEC to form Election Commisions on the previous basis if new composition not approved"

Another 13 persons have taken signature cards from the Central Election Commission.
25 January 2006 [10:31]

Etibar Mammadov: "Colored ties no a sign of a democracy"

Etibar Mammadov, leader of National Independence Party of Azerbaijan (NIPA) said that 216 of 350 congress representatives attended the gathering and the meeting was valid.
25 January 2006 [01:37]

Samed Seyidov: "If the mandate of Azerbaijani delegation is not approved, we will leave the session"

Monitoring Committee of Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe will make its decision known in the session on approval or disapproval of the mandate of Azerbaijani delegation on Wednesday.
25 January 2006 [01:25]

Islamic Party to stage protests demanding its registration

Azerbaijan Islamic Party will re-apply to the Justice Ministry for its registration, APA was informed by the party.
25 January 2006 [00:59]

Newly Appointed special representative of European Union and Ambassador of Ukraine to Azerbaijan has submitted the duplicates of credentials to Elmar Mammadyarov

Foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the Special Representative of European Union on Azerbaijan Alan Vaddams and newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to our country Stepan Volkoveski.