Politics

24 April 2008 [13:53]

Muasir Musavat party to file claim against Baku city administration

The Muasir Musavat party is going to file a claim in the Sabail court against the Baku city administration.
24 April 2008 [12:58]

Armenian Defense Minister: "We should be ready for renewal of hostilities in the Karabakh conflict area"

"Armenia should do everything to prepare for resistance in case hostilities in the Karabakh conflict area are renewed".
24 April 2008 [12:41]

Adil Baghirov: "Secret of success of Armenians' propaganda is simple: they speak of 1915 "genocide" constantly, every day"

Day.Az interview with chief executive of USAN project Adil Baghirov.
24 April 2008 [11:00]

Armenians violate ceasefire in seven regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 23 and 24.
24 April 2008 [08:53]

Azerbaijan, Moldova sign three agreements

The Governments of Azerbaijan and Moldova have signed several agreements in Baku.
23 April 2008 [16:54]

Esmira Orujeva: "If we were Christians, the leading countries of the world would believe us rather than Armenians"

The due announcement was made by Esmira Orujeva, chairman of Public Association of Assistance to Prisoners and Hostages "Hasret Yolu".
23 April 2008 [16:25]

Political scientist Arman Ayvazyan: "Armenia should bound Nagorno Karabakh conflict to the issue of "genocide"

Armenians should consider the Nagorno Karabakh conflict in direct connection with the issue of "genocide of Armenians".
23 April 2008 [15:41]

Presidents of Azerbaijan and Moldova hold talks in Baku

Presidents of Azerbaijan and Moldova held an expanded meeting in a hour following the one-on-one meeting.
23 April 2008 [14:08]

Youth organizations of opposition parties prohibited to hold meeting at Azadlyg square

The Baku executive powers has responded to the appeal of youth organizations of the opposition parties.
23 April 2008 [13:30]

Two claims regarding Azercell's accusation of "homosexual" scandal to be considered in court

The Yasamal district court of Azerbaijan will consider two claims against Azercell mobile operator.
23 April 2008 [13:19]

Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain holds meeting in British parliament

Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain Fahraddin Gurbanov met with member of House of Representatives of the British parliament Madeline Moon.
23 April 2008 [13:07]

PACE co-rapporteurs on Azerbaijan and CE commissioner on human rights to arrive in Baku

PACE co-rapporteurs on Azerbaijan Andres Herkel and Eugenia Zhivkova as well as the CE commissioner on human rights Tomas Hammerberg will visit Azerbaijan in May.
23 April 2008 [09:31]

Armenians violate ceasefire in seven regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 22 and 23.
23 April 2008 [09:08]

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev receives head of Guggenheim foundation

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev received Tuesday head of Guggenheim Foundation Thomas Krens.
23 April 2008 [08:57]

Ago Group prepares report on Azerbaijan

Ago Group will submit a report on implementation of commitments by Azerbaijan and Armenia to CE Cabinet of Ministers tomorrow, CE Cabinet of Ministers told APA.
22 April 2008 [17:50]

Azadlyg bloc not daring to boycott presidential elections

A regular session of the co-chairs of the Azadlyg opposition bloc, functioning in Azerbaijan, was held today.
22 April 2008 [14:44]

Oqtay Atakhan: "The whole territory of the so-called "Republic of Armenia", each piece of it, is an original territory of Azerbaijani nation"

Day.Az interview with leader of Azerbaijan's Humanist Party Oqtay Atakhan.
22 April 2008 [14:33]

President of Azerbaijan receives Deputy US Secretary of State

President of Azerbaijan received a delegation led by Ruben Geoffrey, deputy US Secretary of State on issues of Economy, Energy and Agriculture.
22 April 2008 [13:56]

Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan to visit fighting area

Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan Arthur Lenk will visit Goranboy Region of Azerbaijan in the fighting area, Gultakin Hajiyeva, member of the Azerbaijani Parliament told APA.
22 April 2008 [13:52]

Mazahir Panakhov: "An organization, observing the elections, should adhere to neutral position"

Mazahir Panakhov, chairman of the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan, received head of the US National-Democratic Institute on Azerbaijan Yen Woodward.
22 April 2008 [12:30]

Azerbaijan's Military Prosecutor's Office: "We fight not against Armenians but against military criminals"

Day.Az interview with Ilham Mamedov, first deputy of Azerbaijan's Military Prosecutor, head of joint operative group on investigation of crimes, committed during Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan.
22 April 2008 [12:00]

Tereggi party starts meetings with population in Azerbaijani regions

The Tereggi party intends to participate in the coming presidential elections in Azerbaijan, party chairman Chingiz Demiroghlu told Day.Az.
22 April 2008 [10:36]

Azerbaijan's Economic Development Minister invited to annual session of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Azerbaijan's Minister of Economic Development Heydar Babayev received EBRD chief executive Manuel Sager, visiting Baku.
22 April 2008 [10:21]

Azerbaijani ambassador to US holds meeting in US Senate

Yashar Aliyev, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to the United States, met with Chaque Heigel, member of the committee of international relations and US Special Committee for Reconnaissance.
22 April 2008 [10:11]

Russian Foreign Minister has phone talk with Azerbaijani counterpart regarding Caspian security

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a phone talk with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mamedyarov.
22 April 2008 [09:55]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 21 and 22.
22 April 2008 [09:43]

Siyavush Novruzov: "It is necessary to raise the state-allocated amount for candidates to President"

"It is necessary to raise the state-allocated among for candidates to President".
22 April 2008 [09:25]

President of Azerbaijan orders to assign AZN 2,000,000 for Fizuli and Beylagan regions

Ilham Aliyev has issued a decree to allocate funds for acceleration of socioeconomic development of Fizuli and Beylagan.
22 April 2008 [09:08]

Azerbaijan, Lithuania sign three documents

Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizadeh received Prime Minister of Lithuania Gediminas Kirkilas, visiting Baku, yesterday.
22 April 2008 [09:04]

President of Azerbaijan receives Lithuanian Premier

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan received the delegation led by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Gediminas Kirkilas at the Presidential Palace.
21 April 2008 [17:29]

Musavat party to start sessions in regions

A regular session of the Musavat party Divan has been held today, says Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
21 April 2008 [15:19]

Azerbaijan Democratic Party speaks against decrease of election campaign period

The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan held a session today, Day.Az reports with reference to the press service for the party.
21 April 2008 [14:05]

Armenian deputy: "Armenia should conduct a more active policy in the issue of Nagorno Karabakh conflict"

Armenia should conduct a more active policy in the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
21 April 2008 [14:03]

Supreme court to consider appeal of Azerbaijan National Independence Party

The Supreme Court of Azerbaijan will consider the appeal of the Azerbaijan National Democratic Party on April 25.
21 April 2008 [13:49]

President of Azerbaijan receives Kalmikia President

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received President of Kalmikiya Kirsan Ilumjin.
21 April 2008 [13:40]

Khazar Ibrahim: "Azerbaijan supports territorial integrity of Georgia and condemns steps, violating this principle"

Azerbaijan supports territorial integrity of Georgia and condemns steps, violating this principle.
21 April 2008 [13:31]

Secretary General of Netherlands Parliament to visit Azerbaijan

Secretary General of Netherlands Parliament Jacqueline Bishevelin is expected to visit Azerbaijan in summer this year.
21 April 2008 [13:20]

Khazar Ibrahim: "Armenian leadership should realize that there is no place for the fourth country in the South Caucasus"

Unfortunately, the new leadership of Armenia, including, the new Foreign Minister, have not yet rejected old stereotypes and repeat old mistakes.
21 April 2008 [12:30]

Deputy US Secretary of State to visit Baku, Azerbaijan

Robin Jefis, deputy US State Secretary on Economy, Energy and Agriculture will visit Baku.
21 April 2008 [12:22]

NATO experts discussing Azerbaijan's adherence to Individual Partnership Actions Plan

A delegation of NATO experts is visiting Baku.
21 April 2008 [12:18]

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister to visit Baltic states

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov will be visiting Baltic states on April 23-25.
21 April 2008 [10:46]

Armenians break ceasefire in three regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 20 and 21.
21 April 2008 [10:24]

Khalaf Khalafov: "Certain changes may occur in the issues on the legal status of the Caspian Sea in 2008"

Azerbaijan's Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov suggests that wide understanding in the issue of the Caspian status.
21 April 2008 [09:51]

Speaker of Armenian Parliament: "Unlike Azerbaijan, Armenia has no claims regarding the right of Nagorno Karabakh people for self-determination"

According to speaker of Armenian Parliament Tigran Torosyan, who visited unrecognized "Nagorno Karabakh Republic", execution of the right for self-determination of "the people of Nagorno Karabakh" was blameless.
21 April 2008 [09:25]

Head of Armenian Democratic Party: "Azerbaijanis have become impudent as we have been sleeping all this time"

Armenian authorities need to change their politics on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh problem.
19 April 2008 [13:14]

Chingiz Veliyev: "Economic potential of Azerbaijan allows to hold military actions for a long period of time without NATO membership"

The position of Azerbaijani government, which does not hurry with NATO accession, can be assessed as pragmatic enough, said independent expert on macroeconomy Chingiz Veliyev.
19 April 2008 [12:50]

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister and speaker of Parliament

Elmar Mamedyarov, visiting Bulgaria, held a number of meetings with senior officials of this country.
19 April 2008 [11:40]

Heydar Jemal: "The Kremlin provides direct support to the unrecognized regime of Nagorno Karabakh and it is only left to make an official statement"

Day.Az interview with famous Russian political scientist, chairman of Islamic Committee of Russia Heydar Jemal.
19 April 2008 [11:13]

Azerbaijan's Consul General in Los Angeles appeals regarding Armenian-planned "Artsakh 20th Anniversary Commemoration"

The Armenian Cultural Foundation plans to hold an event "The Artsakh 20th Anniversary Commemoration" at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on May 2 of 2008.
19 April 2008 [11:00]

Azerbaijan's Liberal-Democratic Party creates election team

The Liberal-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan has created a central election team due to participation in the coming presidential elections.
19 April 2008 [10:21]

Azerbaijan National Independence party undetermined about participation in presidential elections

The Azerbaijan Party of National Independence has not yet made a final decision on participation in the coming presidential elections.
19 April 2008 [09:59]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 18 and 19.
19 April 2008 [09:17]

Speaker of Armenian parliament: "Borders of our country begin with the borders of "Nagorno Karabakh Republic""

A session of the commission for interparliamentary cooperation of the so-called "Nagorno Karabakh Republic" and Armenia is going on in Nagorno Karabakh.
18 April 2008 [17:28]

Araz Azimov: "Azerbaijan supports sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia on the principle basis"

Day.Az correspondent has appealed to deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Araz Azimov with a request to comment on the situation in the conflict regions of Georgia.
18 April 2008 [17:25]

Ilham Aliyev: "World society is aware that Armenia is not right but closes eyes on it" - UPDATED"

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev started his visit to the south-western region of the country on Friday.
18 April 2008 [16:28]

Matthew Bryza: "We urge to free all who were arrested in Armenia for political reasons"

Matthew Bryza, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, called on the Armenian authorities to free all persons, detained for political reasons".
18 April 2008 [15:57]

Matthew Bryza: "Washington stands for an unbiased investigation of the events when the authorities used force to restore order in the capital"

The George Bush administration puts the blame for March disorders on the Armenian government.
18 April 2008 [14:29]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "I don't think there is any other country in the world, which parades the significant growth of its defense budget"

Armenia states readiness to continue the current process of negotiations for the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh problem.
18 April 2008 [14:17]

Matthew Bryza: "Meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan is possible in the near future"

The meeting of Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan Serzh Sarkissyan and Ilham Aliyev on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict is possible in the near future.
18 April 2008 [12:57]

Foreign Ministries of Azerbaijan and Netherlands hold consultations

Consultations were held in Baku between the Foreign Ministries of Azerbaijan and Netherlands.
18 April 2008 [12:03]

Head of PACE Subcommittee on Nagorno Karabakh: "Search of ways for Nagorno Karabakh conflict resolution is not in the competence of our committee"

"During the session of the PACE subcommittee on Nagorno Karabakh we have discussed issues regarding the meeting of the delegations of Azerbaijan and Armenia".
18 April 2008 [11:52]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four directions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 17 and 18.
18 April 2008 [11:36]

Nizami Bahmanov: "If the Minsk Group co-chairs want to restore their activity, they should further base on the resolution, adopted by UN"

The failure of the co-chairing countries to support the UN resolution, initiated by Azerbaijan is a disgraceful step they undertook.
18 April 2008 [10:15]

Peter Schider: "I hope Azerbaijan will not repeat Armenia's mistakes during elections"

Day.Az interview with respectable president of PACE Peter Schider.
18 April 2008 [09:53]

Elmar Mamedyarov: "Azerbaijan is ready to invest into Bulgarian economy"

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov is visiting Bulgaria.
18 April 2008 [09:43]

PACE rapporteur: "Armenia has never been fully loyal to the Assembly's recommendations"

"Armenia has never been fully loyal to the recommendations of the Assembly and in the result of it we present this resolution to PACE today".