Politics

13 May 2008 [09:12]

Armenian Defense Minister: "Armenian citizens, detained by Azerbaijani side, will be returned home"

The citizens of Armenia, detained in Nakhchivan (Azerbaijan), will be returned home, assured Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Oganyan.
13 May 2008 [08:57]

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister: "Negotiations will be conducted with Armenia until the liberation of Azerbaijani occupied lands"

"We will conduct negotiations with Armenia until the liberation of Azerbaijani occupied lands," Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said, APA reports.
12 May 2008 [18:35]

Mubariz Ahmedoghlu: "I think Georgia holds policy of displacement of Azerbaijanis and strengthening of Armenians' positions"

Day.Az interview with Mubariz Ahmedoghlu, chief of the center of political innovations and technologies.
12 May 2008 [17:16]

Azerbaijani representatives to take part in conference in Yerevan

The International conference Caucasus 2007 will be held in Yerevan on May 22-23 of this year.
12 May 2008 [17:04]

Prosecutor demands upholding verdict, passed on editor-in-chief of Azadlyg newspaper

The Baku Appellate Court presided by judge Abid Abdinbeyov considered the appeal on the case of editor-in-chief of Azadlyg newspaper Ganimat Zahid.
12 May 2008 [16:39]

President of Azerbaijan receives Indonesian Foreign Minister

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Foreign Minister of Indonesia Noer Hasan Virayuda.
12 May 2008 [15:18]

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Azerbaijan

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin will pay 3-day visit to Azerbaijan tomorrow, Yuri Shedrin, Head of Russia’s Trade Office in Azerbaijan told APA.
12 May 2008 [15:11]

Qudrat Hasanquliyev: "The US Embassy finances different parties of Azerbaijan by implication"

The US Embassy to Azerbaijan cooperates with a limited number of political powers in our country.
12 May 2008 [14:05]

Council of US Beverli Hills congratulates Azerbaijani people with 90th anniversary of the Azerbaijan People's Republic

The Council of Californian city of Beverli Hills adopted a resolution related to Azerbaijan.
12 May 2008 [13:34]

Armenians opens information tourism center in Shusha

The information center of art, crafts and tourism opened in the Azerbaijani city of Shusha, occupied by Armenians.
12 May 2008 [12:20]

Armenians commit arson in Azerbaijani occupied territories

Armenian Armed Forces committed arsons in Azerbaijani occupied territories, APA Karabakh bureau reports.
12 May 2008 [11:50]

Azerbaijan, Indonesia agree to annul visas for people with official, diplomatic and business passports

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov met with Indonesian Foreign Minister Hasan Virayuda, currently visiting Baku.
12 May 2008 [11:36]

Eldar Namazov: "Not a single cent out of US-allocated $3 mln is intended for opposition..."

Day.Az interview with Eldar Namazov, candidate for Azerbaijani president and president of the forum "For the sake of Azerbaijan".
12 May 2008 [11:06]

Azerbaijani militaries taking part in NATO seminars on peacekeeping operations

Azerbaijani militaries are taking part in a number of events under the individual program, signed between Azerbaijan and NATO in the framework of the program of Partnership for Peace.
12 May 2008 [10:27]

Armenians violate ceasefire again

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 11 and 12.
12 May 2008 [10:16]

Fazil Qazanfaroghlu: "Azerbaijani opposition has a chance to win the presidential elections"

"Opposition has as many chances to win as there are malcontent people in Azerbaijan".
12 May 2008 [10:06]

Adil Baghirov: "McCain's candidacy for the US President is the most favorable for Azerbaijan, while Obama's is the least"

Day.Az interview with Adil Baghirov, activist of the Azerbaijani diaspora in the United States, chief executive of the US Azeris' Network and vice president of the International Center of Strategic Researches.
12 May 2008 [09:40]

Islamic Party plans to protest the inauguration of Azerbaijan-Israel Friendship Alley

Azerbaijan Islamic Party (AIP) is planning to hold protest actions against the Azerbaijan-Israel Friendship Alley to be inaugurated in Baku on May 18.
12 May 2008 [09:00]

Mikhail Leontyev: "Efficiency of Russian-Azerbaijani relations will depend on the way of Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement"

Day.Az interview with Odnako TV program presenter Mikhail Leontiev.
10 May 2008 [12:01]

President of Switzerland starts visit to Azerbaijan

The visit of Swiss President Pascal Couchepin starts today by invitation of the President of Azerbaijan.
10 May 2008 [10:24]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 9 and 10.
10 May 2008 [09:17]

Condoleezza Rice: "We should carry out a good deal of joint work for final resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict"

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice congratulated Edward Nalbandian on appointment as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia, the press office for the Armenian Foreign Ministry reported.
08 May 2008 [17:02]

Center of Democratic Elections puts meeting off

The Center of Democratic Elections, functioning in Azerbaijan, has postponed the meeting, scheduled for May 12.
08 May 2008 [15:56]

President of Turkmenistan to visit Azerbaijan

President of Turkmenistan Qurbanqulu Berdimukhammedov intends to pay an official visit to Azerbaijan for the first time in May.
08 May 2008 [12:40]

Newly appointed ambassador of Ukraine to Azerbaijan arrives

Ukraine's newly appointed ambassador to Azerbaijan Boris Klimchuk arrived to the capital of Azerbaijan for fulfillment of his diplomatic mission on May 7.
08 May 2008 [11:47]

Arif Yunusov: "There is a split in the Armenian society, but not on the Karabakh issue"

Day.Az interview with famous conflict expert Asif Yunusov.
08 May 2008 [11:26]

Azerbaijani parliamentarians visit frontline area

Parliamentarians Rovshan Rzayev, Ganira Pashayev and Havva Mamedova, as well as head of the US Azeris Network Adil Baghirov visited the frontline area in the Tovuz direction.
08 May 2008 [11:00]

Armenians violate ceasefire in five regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 7 and 8.
08 May 2008 [10:15]

Fazil Qazanfaorhglu: "Reduction of the election campaign terms is favorable for opposition"

The Great Creation party positively assess the idea to reduce the terms of the election campaign.
08 May 2008 [09:33]

National Movement of Armenia: "The ruling regime in Armenia used violence and terror and falsified elections"

The national movement of Armenia, uniting forces, supporting Levon Ter-Petrosyan, has released a statement on conduction of new presidential and parliamentary elections.
08 May 2008 [08:57]

Shusha's occupation turns 16

07 May 2008 [17:56]

Mazahir Panakhov: "List of voters is a reliable document, allowing to hold transparent elections in Azerbaijan"

"Issues of the Electoral Code will be considered in May".
07 May 2008 [16:24]

Elmar Mamedyarov: "Armenian armed forces should be withdrawn from the occupied lands of Azerbaijan"

The 118th session of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers was held in Strasbourg on May 7.
07 May 2008 [15:42]

Qudrat Hasanquliyev: "During discussion of the draft law "On Freedom of Assembly" I will speak against its adoption"

"We have already received the draft amendments and alterations to the law "On freedom of assembly".
07 May 2008 [15:28]

Armenians build tourism center estimated at $465,000 in Shusha

A tourism center will be built in the place of three tumbledown buildings in the Shusha city of Azerbaijan, occupied by Armenians.
07 May 2008 [15:18]

Leader of Armenian Democratic Party: "Conduction of plebiscite to define the status of Nagorno Karabakh is an anti-Armenian step"

Holding a plebiscite on definition of the status of Nagorno Karabakh is the most unlucky variant for Armenia, said leader of Armenian Democratic Party Aram Sarkissyan.
07 May 2008 [14:27]

OSCE monitoring on front line between Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces records no incidents

The OSCE monitoring held on the contact front line between Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces held no incidents.
07 May 2008 [13:36]

British State Secretary: "Great Britain supports the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan"

"Great Britain supports the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and considers Nagorno Karabakh its integral part".
07 May 2008 [13:19]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Announcements of some international organizations addressed to Azerbaijan are made on basis of certain orders"

Announcements of some international organizations, addressed to Azerbaijan, have been prepared on the basis of definite orders as they are not based on real facts.
07 May 2008 [13:09]

President of Azerbaijan receives British Foreign Secretary of European issues

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received state secretary of British Department of External Affairs on European issues Jim Murphy.
07 May 2008 [12:59]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Talks on the peaceful resolution of Nagorno Karabakh problem should continue"

Comments regarding the talks of the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia, held in Strasbourg, will be made after Elmar Mamedyarov will return to the country.
07 May 2008 [12:05]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Amendments regarding reduction of term of election campaign have not been introduced to the Electoral Code of Azerbaijan"

Amendments to the Electoral Code of Azerbaijan, discussed with the Venice Commission, have been submitted to the parliament and their adoption will depend on the decision of Milli Medjlis.
07 May 2008 [11:59]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "US-Azerbaijani relations are on a high level"

I consider that US-Azerbaijani relations are on a high level.
07 May 2008 [11:32]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Army should be beyond politics"

The Constitution of Azerbaijan fixes that army should not interfere with the political processes, ongoing in the country.
07 May 2008 [10:53]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 6 and 7.
07 May 2008 [10:32]

Qudrat Hasanquliyev: "It is necessary to cut terms of election campaign in Azerbaijan"

The Azerbaijan Single Popular Front Party is not against reduction in the terms of election campaign, said party chairman, MP Qudrat Hasanquliyev.
07 May 2008 [09:46]

Musavat party concerned with amendments to Azerbaijani budget

Divan of Musavat opposition party discussed proposed amendments to the state budget of Azerbaijan.
07 May 2008 [09:33]

Elmar Mamedyarov: "We are two neighboring countries and we can not just scamper away"

A meeting of Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia Elmar Mamedyarov and Edward Nalbandyan was held in the permanent representation of the Council of Europe in France, in Strasbourg.
07 May 2008 [09:04]

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister meets with OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met OSCE MG Co-Chairs in CE French Representation, APA Europe bureau reports.
06 May 2008 [18:06]

Fuad Akhundov: "New scandal is about to happen in Yerevan and Karabakh clan will have to explain its behavior to people"

It seems that a new scandal is about to happen in Yerevan and the Karabakh clan will again try to distract the attention of world and Armenian society from problems it has created.
06 May 2008 [17:24]

Azerbaijan's Democratic Party urges to expand agrarian sector

The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan urges to hold economic reforms.
06 May 2008 [17:17]

Azadlyg bloc anxious about Bush's recent statements

Representatives of Azadlyg opposition bloc, functioning in Azerbaijan, have held a regular session of the co-chairs of the association today.
06 May 2008 [15:55]

Mubariz Ahmedoghlu: "Armenia purchases Iran's cheap fuel for its military technique from the US-allocated funds"

Currently the parameters of the Armenian armed forces in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan can be considered as terror groups, prepared for conduction of partisan war.
06 May 2008 [14:51]

Musavat party files claim against Baku city administration

The Musavat opposition party, functioning in Azerbaijan, has today filed a claim against the Baku city administration.
06 May 2008 [14:41]

Mubariz Ahmedoghlu: "Condoleezza Rice seems willing to see Azerbaijan as a US subworker"

The state of relations between the United States and Azerbaijan in April lays foundations for different conclusions.
06 May 2008 [14:01]

Leaders of Azerbaijani opposition plan to hold Karabakh forum

The Center of Democratic Elections, functioning in Azerbaijan, plans to hold the next Karabakh forum.
06 May 2008 [12:58]

Bernard Fassier: "The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia may need to meet once more before the meeting between the presidents"

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian on Tuesday in Strasbourg for the first time, OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Bernard Fassier told APA.
06 May 2008 [11:52]

Sardar Jalaloghlu: "Wouldn't it be better to comply with requirements of the working draft law "On freedom of assembly" before amending it?"

"Adoption of new amendments to the draft law "On freedom of assembly" is not so important as fulfillment of main points of the working law".
06 May 2008 [11:40]

US analyst Richard Giragosyan: "Social-economic inequality is deepening in Armenia"

Armenia may be doomed to the fate of Central Asian states-deficit of foodstuffs and rise in prices on products.