Politics

06 May 2008 [10:08]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four directions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 5 and 6.
06 May 2008 [09:38]

Qudrat Hasanguliyev: "Opposition parties start talks on nomination of a single candidate for presidential election in Azerbaijan"

"Currently the activists of different opposition parties, functioning in Azerbaijan, conduct talks on nomination of a single candidate".
06 May 2008 [09:25]

President of Azerbaijan and King of Jordan pass joint declaration - UPDATED

A delegation led by Jordan king Abdullah 2 is visiting Baku, Azerbaijan, according to AzerTag.
05 May 2008 [16:59]

Musavat party to hold a rally on May 18

The Musavat opposition party, functioning in Azerbaijan, plans to hold a rally on May 18.
05 May 2008 [16:37]

British Secretary of European issues to visit Azerbaijan

Jim Murphy, Secretary of European issues, member of the British Parliament, will visit Baku in the framework of tour to the South Caucasus countries on May 7.
05 May 2008 [16:12]

US states of Colorado and Kentucky declare April 24 Day of "Armenian genocide"

Governors of Colorado Bill Ritter and Kentucky-Steven Besher have signed declarations, announcing April 24 Day of "Armenian genocide".
05 May 2008 [15:50]

NATO experts to arrive in Baku to improve airport in Nasosni settlement

NATO experts will be visiting Baku on May 8-9 in the framework of individual program of "Partnership for peace", between Azerbaijan and NATO, to improve airport in the Nasosni settlement.
05 May 2008 [15:26]

Anne Derse: "The next military consultations between Azerbaijan and US will be held in summer"

The next military consultations between Azerbaijan and United States will be held in the United States in summer of this year.
05 May 2008 [15:18]

Azerbaijan Socialist Party urges to hold anti-inflation measures

An urgent session of the temporary Central Executive Committee of the Azerbaijan Socialist Party was held today.
05 May 2008 [14:27]

Meeting with Azerbaijani and Armenian ambassadors to be held in Georgian Central Election Commission

Meetings with the ambassadors of Azerbaijan and Armenia will be held in the Central Election Commission of Georgia.
05 May 2008 [13:33]

President of Azerbaijan receives head of Iranian frontier police

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Gasim Rezayi, chief of the frontier police of the law enforcement bodies of Iran, according to the press service for the President.
05 May 2008 [13:05]

Political scientist Eldar Namazov nominates his candidacy for presidential elections in Azerbaijan

"A number of mass media representatives have recently asked me about my possible participation in the coming presidential elections of Azerbaijan".
05 May 2008 [12:08]

Indonesian Foreign Minister to visit Azerbaijan

Indonesian Foreign Minister Hasan Virayudan will visit Azerbaijan on May 11-12.
05 May 2008 [12:00]

Azerbaijan's Liberal-Democratic Party to hold monitoring of voters' lists

The Liberal-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan intends to hold monitoring of the lists of voters.
05 May 2008 [11:32]

Samed Seidov: "A report on Azerbaijan's loyalty to commitments before the Council of Europe will be heard at the PACE June session"

"The agenda of the May 7 plenary session of the Cabinet of Ministers may include Azerbaijan's loyalty to its commitments".
05 May 2008 [11:14]

Isa Qambar: "Reaction of Azerbaijani authorities to the criticism of the leading politicians of the United States is surprising"

Musavat party bashqan recommended to the Azerbaijani authorities to treat criticism addressed to them, more seriously.
05 May 2008 [10:54]

Isa Qambar: "Elections are not the last chance for such a party as Musavat"

Bashqan of Musavat opposition party considers victory of opposition at 2008 presidential election in Azerbaijan quite real.
05 May 2008 [10:38]

OSCE to hold monitoring on contact front line of Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces in Aghdam direction

A monitoring will be held on the contact front line of Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces in line with the mandate of the personal representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office on May 7.
05 May 2008 [10:16]

Musavat party intends to hold unsanctioned rallies

Musavat, one of the leading opposition parties of Azerbaijan, intends to hold unsanctioned rallies.
05 May 2008 [10:08]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 4 and 5.
05 May 2008 [09:51]

Rasul Quliyev's party: "If we lose our office, we will demand from the government to provide it to us"

The Open Society Party, functioning in Azerbaijan, may lose its office in the near future.
05 May 2008 [09:37]

Armenian Defense Minister: "We should always be ready to resist any threat"

Armenian people should always be ready to resist any threat.
05 May 2008 [09:21]

Russia not to supply cargo for Bushehr NPP via Azerbaijan anymore

Russian Atomstroiexport has suspended supply of cargo destined for Bushehr NPP via Azerbaijan.
05 May 2008 [09:12]

Armenian Defense Minister: "Citizens, detained in Azerbaijan, tried to escape from Armenian police"

Armenian citizens, detained in Nakhchivan (Azerbaijan) a week ago will be deported to their country.
04 May 2008 [15:03]

US Ambassador visits Sheki

04 May 2008 [01:06]

US Embassy in Azerbaijan disagrees with Ramiz Mehtiyev

US Embassy to Azerbaijan disagrees with statement of Ramiz Mehtiyev, Head of Azerbaijan’s Presidential Executive Office.
03 May 2008 [14:48]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Journalists will not be pardoned in Azerbaijan"

Issue of pardoning three imprisoned reporters is not on the agenda in the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan.
03 May 2008 [14:18]

Azerbaijan's FM meets with chairman of European Court of Human Rights

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov received chairman of the European Court of Human Rights Jean-Paul Costa, as reported by the press service for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.
03 May 2008 [13:28]

Session of Musavat party Medjlis held

A session of the Medjlis of Musavat opposition party functioning in Azerbaijan was held on Saturday.
03 May 2008 [13:12]

Ramiz Mehtiyev: "Condoleezza Rice's statement addressed to Azerbaijan is extremely unfounded"

Condoleezza Rice's statement addressed to Azerbaijan is extremely unfounded.
03 May 2008 [12:54]

Liberal-Democratic party of Azerbaijan starts campaign for informing voters

Due to the participation in the upcoming presidential elections, the Liberal-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan intends to start a large-scaled campaign on informing the voters.
03 May 2008 [11:27]

Social-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan puts planned session off

The Social-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan is preparing intensively for conduction of a regular session.
03 May 2008 [10:18]

Sardar Jalaloghlu: "In current condition there is no need for Azerbaijan to conduct meetings"

"The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan does not intend to hold mass protests in the near future".
03 May 2008 [10:11]

Armenians violate ceasefire in five regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 2.
03 May 2008 [09:56]

Iranian authorities confirm receipt of Russian cargo, destined for Bushehr NPP

Official Teheran has confirmed receipt of the Russian cargo, destined for the Bushehr NPP and arrested by Azerbaijan on the Iranian border.
03 May 2008 [09:42]

Sardar Jalaloghlu: "The main problem of the Azerbaijani opposition is not a single candidate"

"Nomination of a single candidate from Azerbaijani opposition is not on the agenda".
02 May 2008 [17:59]

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: "Azerbaijan should not even try to infringe on the security of Nagorno Karabakh"

"Azerbaijan should be indifferent to the situation established in Azerbaijan and should not try to infringe on security of Nagorno Karabakh".
02 May 2008 [17:51]

US President: "Situation with mass media is poor in Azerbaijan"

US President George Bush has released a statement on May 3 – World Press Freedom Day, APA quotes the official site of the White House.
02 May 2008 [16:14]

Musavat party puts planned meeting off

The Musavat opposition party, functioning in Azerbaijan, has annulled the meeting, planned to be held on May 4.
02 May 2008 [15:45]

Center of Democratic Elections offers to form election commissions from among parties, registered in Azerbaijan's Ministry of Justice

A regular session of the Center of Democratic Elections, functioning in Azerbaijan, was held today.
02 May 2008 [14:23]

Members of Georgia's ruling party stab two Azerbaijanis - UPDATED

Members of Single National Movement stabbed two members of local election commission from among supporters of united opposition in the Azerbaijani populated village of Karabulakhi (Eastern Georgia).
02 May 2008 [13:56]

Azerbaijan Islamic Party appeals to Foreign Ministry with request to prevent opening of Alley of Azerbaijan-Israel Friendship on Shusha's occupation day

Azerbaijan Islamic Party appealed to the Foreign Ministry with a request to prevent opening of the Alley of Azerbaijan-Israel Friendship on the Day of occupation of Shusha.
02 May 2008 [13:15]

President of Azerbaijan receives chairman of European Court of Human Rights

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received chairman of the European Court of Human Rights Jean-Paul Costa.
02 May 2008 [12:14]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "I hope meeting with Mammadyarov will end in agreement to continue talks"

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian is hopeful that that his upcoming meeting with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will be rich in content.
02 May 2008 [11:30]

Mubariz Qurbanly: "Opposition is passive because people do not trust them"

"The political activeness of the Azerbaijani opposition leaders is not felt before presidential elections, as people do not trust them".
02 May 2008 [11:24]

Delegation of Bavarian parliament holds meeting in Azerbaijan's Milli Medjlis

A meeting between the members of the group of the German-Azerbaijani friendship and the delegation of the Bavarian parliament was held in the parliament of Azerbaijan today.
02 May 2008 [11:00]

Elnur Aslanov: "Elections in Azerbaijan will be held in the democratic atmosphere, in conditions of transparency and openness"

Day.Az interview with Elnur Aslanov, chief of department of political analysis and information supply under the Azerbaijan's Presidential Administration and candidate of political science.
02 May 2008 [10:43]

Armenians violate ceasefire in five regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on May 1 and 2.
02 May 2008 [10:15]

Rasul Quliyev's party rejects participation in rallies of Azerbaijani opposition leaders

"Though the Open Society Party is represented in the Center of Democratic Elections, we do not intend to participate in the meeting, arranged by the bloc on May 12".
02 May 2008 [09:11]

Azerbaijani servicemen taking part in trainings and conferences within program of Partnership for Peace

Trainings "MEDJEUR 2008" are held in Split city (Croatia) in line with a plan of individual partnership between Azerbaijan and NATO and in the framework of the program of "Partnership for Peace".
02 May 2008 [09:00]

Azerbaijan releases Russian cargo, destined for Iranian NPP construction

Azerbaijani side has released the Russian cargo, destined for construction of NPP in Bushehr (Iran).
01 May 2008 [17:53]

President of Azerbaijan receives commander of Turkish air forces

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received commander of Turkish air forces Aydoghan Babaoghlu.
01 May 2008 [17:41]

Safar Abiyev: "Azerbaijan and Turkey has many common factors, including demand to Armenia to release the occupied lands of Azerbaijan"

Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Safar Abiyev received commander of Turkish air forces general Aydoghan Babaoghlu.
01 May 2008 [17:01]

Police breaks up communists' demonstration in Baku, Azerbaijan

Representatives of separate communist parties of Azerbaijan tried to hold the May 1 demonstration in front of the proletarian memorial at the Nobel's Avenue today.
01 May 2008 [16:08]

Azerbaijan's Supreme Court declines Ali Insanov's claim against AzTV and Lider

A court hearing on the claim of Ali Insanov, Azerbaijan's former minister of health, against local TV channels AzTV and Lider completed in the Supreme Court.
01 May 2008 [14:24]

Swiss President to visit Azerbaijan

President of Switzerland Paskal Kouchepin will pay a three day visit to Azerbaijan on May 10.
01 May 2008 [12:38]

US Ambassador to Azerbaijan: "We do not agree with those who state that Azerbaijan lacks problems with press"

"We do not agree with those who state that Azerbaijan lacks problems with press".
01 May 2008 [12:00]

Anne Derse: "USA will spend over $3,000,000 for assistance to fair and transparent elections in Azerbaijan"

The United States will assign over $3,000,000 for different programs, aimed at fair and transparent elections in Azerbaijan.
01 May 2008 [11:18]

Baku hosts international forum "Struggle for integrity and independence of South and North Azerbaijan"

The International Forum "Struggle for integrity and independence of South and North Azerbaijan" is being held in Baku by initiative of the World Azerbaijanis Congress.
01 May 2008 [11:07]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "The document on resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict envisions plebiscite on the status of Nagorno Karabakh"

The document on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict envisions plebiscite on the definition of the status of Nagorno Karabakh.
01 May 2008 [10:53]

Iqbal Aghazade: "Decrease in the election campaign term can not cause positive reaction"

The Umid party, functioning in Azerbaijan, is against possible decrease in the terms of election campaign from four to two months.
01 May 2008 [10:36]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 30 and May 1.
01 May 2008 [10:19]

Acting secretary of Russian Security Council: "Cargo, destined for Iran and arrested in Azerbaijan, has nothing to do with dual purpose cargoes"

Acting secretary of the Russian Security Council Valentin Sobolev considers that the situation with the arrest of cargo, destined for Bushehr NPP, constructed in Iran, on the Iranian border, was caused by "misunderstanding".
01 May 2008 [09:43]

Romanian representative in European parliament: "Armenian people are self-determined within Armenia"

Foreign minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met with Romanian member of the European Parliament Adrian Severin on Wednesday.