Politics

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".
18 April 2008 [09:25]

PACE Subcommittee on Nagorno Karabakh holds session in Strasbourg

The PACE Subcommittee on Nagorno Karabakh has held its session under Lord Russell Johnston’s chairmanship within the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
18 April 2008 [09:20]

Document on Armenia's actions, aimed at raising tensions in South Caucasus, presented to PACE secretariat

A draft resolution regarding the need to assess the actions of Armenia, aiming to raise tenseness in the South Caucasus has been submitted to the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
17 April 2008 [17:17]

President of Azerbaijan congratulates Vladimir Putin with being elected chairman of Yedinaya Rossiya party

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated the working president of Russia Vladimir Putin with being elected the head of the Yedinaya Rossiya party, reports press service for the President.
17 April 2008 [16:06]

Jonathan Henick: "The United States welcome Azerbaijan's intention to cooperate with NATO"

"NATO is open for countries, intending to access it. The United States welcome Azerbaijan's intention to cooperate with NATO".
17 April 2008 [15:32]

Jonathan Henick: "Military programs, implemented between Azerbaijan and USA, are of special importance"

"150 Azerbaijani servicemen have been sent to the United States so far and various trainings have been arranged directly for 170 Azerbaijani servicemen in Azerbaijan"
17 April 2008 [14:52]

PACE rapporteur on South Caucasus cultural heritage to visit Azerbaijan

PACE rapporteur on South Caucasus cultural heritage will soon visit Azerbaijan.
17 April 2008 [14:02]

CE Secretary General: "Mutual criticism of Azerbaijan and Armenia does not stimulate the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict"

"I believe in democracy, which implies freedom of expression".
17 April 2008 [12:01]

Hikmet Haji-zade: "Russia hopes that E.Nalbandyan will not betray it for the West"

Day.Az interview with famous political scientist Hikmet Haji-zade.
17 April 2008 [11:42]

CoE to lose trust to Armenia if no reforms are held in this country

"PACE calls on the Armenian authorities to hold reforms immediately, otherwise the Council fo Europe will lose trust to this country".
17 April 2008 [11:11]

Vladimir Sokor: "Armenia is the only country in Europe, which does not hide its territorial claims to another country"

Day.Az interview with Vladimir Sokor, US political scientist and senior scientist of the Jamestown Fund.
17 April 2008 [10:47]

Safar Abiyev receives representative of US Defense Department

Azerbaijan's Minister of Defense Safar Abiyev received US deputy secretary of Defense for European and NATO policy Denial Feit.
17 April 2008 [10:33]

Armenians violate ceasefire in six regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 16 and 17.
17 April 2008 [09:25]

Araz Azimov: "GUAM countries should mobilize forces to solve the conflicts in their territories"

Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Araz Azimov made a speech at the international conference "Basic principles of settlement of the conflicts in GUAM countries" in Baku, APA reports.
16 April 2008 [17:12]

President of Azerbaijan receives adviser for US Defense Minister for policy of Europe and NATO

President of Azerbaijan received a delegation, led by adviser for US Defense Minister for policy of Europe and NATO Daniel Fait.
16 April 2008 [16:40]

President of Armenia: "It is impossible to imagine Nagorno Karabakh ruled by Azerbaijan"

"Armenia will also support Nagorno Karabakh's right for self-determination".
16 April 2008 [14:53]

Azadlyg party holds talks on unification with Iskender Hamidov's party

Azadlyg party initiated talks on unification with the National - Democratic party of Azerbaijan. The due announcement was made by Azadlyg party chairman Ahmed Oruj.
16 April 2008 [14:45]

Terry Devis: "I would be glad to hear about the dismissal of the OSCE Minsk Group, as it will mean the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict"

"I would be glad to hear about the dismissal of the OSCE Minsk Group, as it will mean the resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict".
16 April 2008 [14:29]

Rice: with just a little bit of will, Karabakh problem may be resolved relatively quickly

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to demonstrate political will for resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
16 April 2008 [13:31]

Yashar Isakov: "There are no hobo Jews in Azerbaijan. But there is a Jewish editor-in-chief and deputy editor-in-chief of newspapers"

The current level of Azerbaijani-Israeli relations is unique, said Yashar Isakov, editor-in-chief of Birja Plus newspaper and chief of department of culture in his interview to Day.Az.
16 April 2008 [13:14]

Ion Stevila: "I do not know who spreads gossips about Moldova's intention to quit GUAM"

Day.Az interview with deputy Minister for Moldova's reintegration Ion Stevila.
16 April 2008 [12:19]

Secretary of CoE Venice Commission to visit Azerbaijan

Gianni Bukiccio, secretary of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, will pay a visit to Azerbaijan in June to discuss execution of commitments, Azerbaijan undertook before the Council of Europe.
16 April 2008 [11:44]

Mubariz Ahmedoghlu: "Serzh Sarkissyan's presidency is a Pyrrhic victory of the "Karabakh clan" over the Armenian people"

Day.Az interview with Mubariz Ahmedoghlu, head of the Center of Political Technologies and Innovations.
16 April 2008 [11:07]

Valery Chechelashvili: "GUAM will prove its effectiveness in the near future"

Day.Az interview with secretary general of GUAM Valery Chechelashvili.
16 April 2008 [10:15]

Armenians violate ceasefire in five regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 15 and 16.
16 April 2008 [09:53]

Siyavush Novruzov: "Yeni Azerbaijan Party is successfully implementing a strategy, aiming at participation in the presidential elections"

Yeni Azerbaijan party works out a single strategy for participation in the presidential elections, said deputy executive secretary Siyavush Novruzov.
16 April 2008 [09:09]

Armenian Foreign Ministry: "We are for continuation of the negotiation process in the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group on the basis of the Madrid document"

Armenia speaks for continuation of the negotiation process on the Karabakh conflict, said acting spokesman for Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan.
15 April 2008 [17:12]

Dismissed spokesman for Armenian Foreign Ministry: "We are dealing with a different Azerbaijan"

Former spokesman for Armenian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Karapetyan released an article, expressing serious concern about the negotiation process on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
15 April 2008 [16:01]

Ilham Aliyev receives president of Radio Liberty

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received head of Radio Liberty Geoffrey Gedmin.
15 April 2008 [15:21]

Azerbaijani parliamentarians considering necessary to hold parliamentary hearings on Karabakh

We should not close eyes on discussions of Nagorno Karabakh in the Armenian parliament, which adopted a declaration, proving the aggressive spirit of Armenians.
15 April 2008 [13:52]

Araz Azimov: "It is up to the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia to decide about their meeting"

"It is up to the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia to decide about their meeting", said deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Araz Azimov.
15 April 2008 [12:47]

Elmar Mamedyarov ready to meet with new Foreign Minister of Armenia

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister is ready for a meeting with the new Foreign Minister of Armenia.
15 April 2008 [11:56]

GUAM Secretary General: "GUAM may contribute to resolution of conflicts in its territory"

GUAM may contribute to the resolution of conflicts on its territory.
15 April 2008 [11:34]

Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan: "Appearance of conflicts is connected with the lack of resources and existence of forces, supporting separatism"

"The declaration of Kosovo independence caused deterioration of the situation with the unsettled conflicts in the former USSR".
15 April 2008 [11:19]

International conference "Principal bases of conflicts resolution in GUAM states" starts in Baku

An international conference "Principal basis of conflicts resolution in GUAM states" started in Baku today.
15 April 2008 [11:01]

Ganira Pashayeva: "Voting for president of Armenia in the occupied Azerbaijani lands is a disrespect for international norms"

Presidential elections in Armenia, processes, occurring before and after the voting, created tenseness in the South Caucasus, along with causing anxiety of the Council of Europe and other international organizations.
15 April 2008 [10:47]

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to hold meeting in Vienna

The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict will hold a meeting in Vienna on April 16.
15 April 2008 [10:32]

Ilham Aliyev: "I think the military expenses of Azerbaijan should reach $2,000,000,000 this year"

It is necessary to strengthen the defense potential of the country.
15 April 2008 [10:10]

Armenians violate ceasefire in seven regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 14 and 15.
15 April 2008 [09:58]

Musavat party calls on Azercell to think about its reputation

The Divan of Musavat party discussed a campaign conducted against Azadlyg newspaper correspondent Agil Halil and events connected with it.
15 April 2008 [09:43]

Azerbaijan's Democratic Party urges to listen to Venice Commission's judgment on Electoral Code

The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan held a regular session yesterday.
15 April 2008 [09:11]

Azerbaijan to spend more on social needs - President

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev presided over the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers devoted to the first quarter 2008 results of the socio-economic development yesterday.
15 April 2008 [09:08]

Samad Seyidov: "The process carried out in Armenia had nothing in common with elections"

General discussions on presidential elections in Russia, Serbia and Armenia have been conducted at the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
14 April 2008 [17:18]

Musavat party plans to hold rally

The divan of the Musavat party decided to hold a rally on May 4 during its session today.
14 April 2008 [14:44]

Khazar Ibrahim: "Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry considers US position on the resolution of the UN General Assembly to be erroneous"

USA have done a lot for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict and we appreciate it.
14 April 2008 [13:41]

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: "Armenia accounts for nearly 150 political prisoners"

"Armenia accounts for nearly 150 political prisoners", said first president of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan.
14 April 2008 [13:14]

International conference "Principal bases of the resolution of conflicts on the territory of the GUAM states"

An international conference "Principal bases of the resolution of conflicts on the territory of the GUAM states" will be held in Baku on April 15-16.
14 April 2008 [12:55]

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister to visit Bulgaria

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov will pay an official visit to Bulgaria on April 17-17 of this year.
14 April 2008 [12:45]

Khazar Ibrahim: "We want to believe that the new Foreign Minister of Armenia will take a constructive position on the resolution of the Karabakh conflict and this position will base on international law"

We want to believe that the new Foreign Minister of Armenia will take a constructive position on the resolution of the Karabakh conflict and this position will base on international law.
14 April 2008 [12:00]

Viktor Mereshkin: "Cossacks have been on Azerbaijan's side from the very beginning of Nagorno Karabakh conflict"

"We plan to open a memorial of friendship of Cossacks and Azerbaijanis in Azerbaijan, which is our home", said the head of Cossacks clannishness of Azerbaijan Viktor Mereshkin.
14 April 2008 [10:14]

Armenians violate ceasefire in five directions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 13 and 14.
14 April 2008 [10:10]

OSCE to hold monitoring of contact front line of Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces

There is a plan to hold a monitoring on the contact front line of Azerbaijan and Armenian armed forces near Tapqaraqoyunlu village of Geranboy on April 15.
14 April 2008 [10:04]

Oqtay Sadikhzade: "The existing Azerbaijani opposition has almost no chances to win presidential elections this year"

The current opposition of Azerbaijan almost has no chances to win the presidential elections this year, said famous political scientist of Azerbaijan Oqtay Sadikhzade in his interview to Day.Az.
14 April 2008 [09:25]

Ganira Pashayeva: "PACE should not apply double standards towards Armenia and ignore violation of human rights in this country"

Day.Az interview with Ganira Pashayeva, member of the Azerbaijani delegation in the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly.
12 April 2008 [10:54]

Armenian deputy: "I do not remember a single case when Armenia disagreed with proposals made by the OSCE Minsk Group"

Armenian parliamentarians assess the activity of the OSCE Minsk Group positively and consider its current format to be the most optimal.
12 April 2008 [10:34]

Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire in four directions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on April 11 and 12.
12 April 2008 [10:08]

Zurab Todua: "USA will not help Azerbaijan to liberate Nagorno Karabakh"

"USA will not help Azerbaijan to liberate Nagorno Karabakh", said famous Russian political scientist Zurab Todua commenting on the influence of Azerbaijan's possible accession to NATO on the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh problem.
11 April 2008 [16:59]

Samed Seidov: "No one says that Azerbaijan lacks problems"

We will stress double standards applied in the framework of PACE towards Azerbaijan.
11 April 2008 [15:01]

Liberal-Democratic party of Azerbaijani nominates its candidate for president

The Liberal-Democratic party of Azerbaijan decided to nominate party chairman Fuad Aliyev for the presidential elections.