Politics

07 November 2008 [10:33]

President of Azerbaijan returns to Baku

On November 6, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev ended his official visit to Turkey, Day.Az reports with reference to AzerTac.
07 November 2008 [10:19]

Armenian President: "I am glad to any meeting with Ilham Aliyev"

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan announced that he is glad to any meeting with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as these contacts lead to positive solutions.
07 November 2008 [10:00]

Heydar Aliyev street opens in Ankara - UPDATED

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev continues his visit to Turkey.
06 November 2008 [23:09]

Isa Qambar receives head of NDI Baku office

I.Qamber met with Arien de Volf, head of the Baku office of the US National Democracy Institute, at the office of the Musavat party.
06 November 2008 [23:05]

Serzh Sargsyan: “Today it is difficult to find another country having no access to the sea and being subjected to blockade by two of its four neighbors”

“Armenia is preparing to tackle financial crisis with new programs”, said Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan during the meeting with representatives of the Armenian community in Belgium.
06 November 2008 [18:50]

Akif Naghi: "Russia is not able to settle conflicts through diplomacy and negotiations"

The Organization for Karabakh's Liberation always supports resolution of the Karabakh conflict in Azerbaijan's favor, said head of the organization Akif Naghi.
06 November 2008 [18:26]

Serzh Sargsyan: "We view the resolution of the Karabakh conflict, ensuring the right of people for self-determination as a basis of settlement of our relations with Azerbaijan"

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan considers that adoption of the trilateral declaration between him and presidents of Azerbaijan and Russia signifies a start of a new and more active stage of the peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict.
06 November 2008 [16:24]

Azerbaijan National Independence Party appeals to court against Baku mayor's office

The Azerbaijan National Independence Party has sent an appeal against the major's office Thursday, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
06 November 2008 [13:31]

Ilgar Gasimov: "The movement "Azerbaijan's way" does not intend to take part in formation of unions and blocs"

"I am very glad that our organization does not take part in the process of creating of blocs and unions by some parties", said Ilgar Gasimov, chairman of the political movement "Azerbaijan's way".
06 November 2008 [13:05]

Armenian politician: "Nagorno Karabakh lost the status of an equal party in the conflict due to Robert Kocharyan's policy"

"The Moscow declaration on the peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict has two moments, which cause serious concerns", said member of the political board of the Respublika opposition party Suren Surenyants.
06 November 2008 [12:22]

"NKR" Defense "Minister": "The defense army of "NKR" continues to dominate on the contact line with Azerbaijan"

The "Defense Minister" of separatist "Nagorno Karabakh" Movses Akopyan welcomes adoption of the Armenian-Azerbaijani-Russian declaration.
06 November 2008 [12:02]

Rashid Hajili: "Our local radio stations should try to learn from Azadlyg and BBC radio stations"

Mass medias continue focusing on the issue of the expected ban of broadcast of foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan.
06 November 2008 [11:45]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on November 5 and 6.
06 November 2008 [11:37]

Anne Derse: "I feature the Azadlyg radio as one of the integral partes of US-Azerbaijani relations"

"Most Azerbaijanis listen to Azadlyg radio every day", said US ambassador to Azerbaijan Anne Derse, Day.Az reports with reference to Azadlyg radio.
06 November 2008 [11:13]

Sergey Markov: "The final solution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict will never be reached. All forms of solution will be temporary"

The Moscow declaration helped to prevent the forced resolution of the conflict, said Sergey Markov, adviser and head analyst of the Kremlin as well as director of the Russian Political Studies Institute.
06 November 2008 [10:56]

Xavier Solana: "The OSCE Minsk Group is the format of the Karabakh conflict settlement"

"EU welcomes the trilateral meeting of the Presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan in Moscow", said Secretary General of the EU board Xavier Solana.
06 November 2008 [10:33]

Russian President: "We will assist to the resolution of the Trans-Dniestrian and Nagorno Karabakh conflicts"

President of Russia Dmitri Medvedev sent an appeal to the Federal Assembly Wednesday.
06 November 2008 [10:23]

Turkish Foreign Ministry satisfied with country's mediation in Karabakh conflict resolution

The Foreign Ministry of Turkey has posted a statement on its official website, regarding the declaration, signed in Moscow between the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia.
06 November 2008 [10:08]

President of Azerbaijan congratulates Barack Obama

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a message of congratulation to Barack Obama on his election as the President of the United States of America.
05 November 2008 [18:40]

Peter Semneby: "I do hope that the Azerbaijani authorities will not halt operation of foreign radio stations"

EU special representative on the South Caucasus Peter Semneby commented on the plans to halt operation of foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan, reports Day.Az with reference to Azadlyg radio station.
05 November 2008 [17:27]

Armenian expert: "Madrid agreements are dangerous for Armenian statehood"

"The uncertainty of the Moscow declaration protracts the conflict resolution which may become a cause for Azerbaijan to undertake military revenge", said expert of Mitk analytical center Edward Abramyan.
05 November 2008 [16:58]

Natives from West Azerbaijan quit Hafiz Hajiyev's party

The political board of the Muasir Musavat party held its session on Wednesday, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
05 November 2008 [16:23]

Zahid Oruc: "Azerbaijan is a leader on defense spendings in the South Caucasus"

"The state budget for 2009 envisions 10% drop in defense spendings", said Zahid Oruc, member of parliamentary commission on defense and security issues of Milli Medjlis.
05 November 2008 [16:13]

Armenian delegation in PACE: "The August war in South Ossetia has prompted the Moscow declaration signing"

Head of the Armenian delegation to PACE Davit Harutyunyan appreciated positively the adoption of a joint declaration on Nagorno Karabakh.
05 November 2008 [15:28]

European Court of Human Rights accepts three claims against Azerbaijani government for consideration

The European Court of Human Rights launched the stage of communication with the government of Azerbaijan regarding three claims, said chairman of lawyers forum Intigam Aliyev.
05 November 2008 [14:35]

Elnur Aslanov: "I am confident that the new US administration will not spoil the strategic partnership with Azerbaijan and Turkey"

Day.Az interview with Elnur Aslanov, chief of department of political analysis and information of the presidential administration of Azerbaijan.
05 November 2008 [11:51]

Anne Derse: "After election of a new president the USA will not change its policy towards Azerbaijan"

The United States will continue cooperation with Azerbaijan after election of the new president of the country, said US ambassador to Azerbaijan Anne Derse, according to Interfax-Azerbaijan.
05 November 2008 [11:41]

Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire in three regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on November 4 and 5.
05 November 2008 [11:32]

USA concerned over plans to shutdown foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan

USA is concerned over possible shutdown of some famous foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan, US ambassador to Azerbaijan Anne Derse told reporters.
05 November 2008 [11:21]

Head of Nagorno Karabakh separatists: "Military actions may be transferred inside Azerbaijan"

"Nagorno Karabakh" must declare its position on all levels and whenever possible, said vice-speaker of the "parliament" of "Nagorno Karabakh Republic" Rudik Usnunts in his interview to Azat Artsakh republican newspaper.
05 November 2008 [10:31]

Elimination of Illiteracy by Khazar Ibrahim

Day.Az blitz-interview with spokesman for Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Khazar Ibrahim.
05 November 2008 [10:01]

President of Azerbaijan congratulates Mohamed Nasheed on election as President of Maldives

President of the Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev has sent a message of congratulations to Mohamed Nasheed on his election as the President of the Republic of Maldives.
04 November 2008 [17:36]

Ilgar Mamedov: "Barak Obama's attitude towards Azerbaijan will mostly depend on what the Armenian diaspora will tell him"

"It is now impossible to say unambiguously that Barak Obama will be the next US President", said Azerbaijani famous political scientist Ilgar Mamedov, speaking on the upcoming presidential election in the United States.
04 November 2008 [16:48]

Mirmahmood Miralioghlu: "The Union for Democracy intends to expand its staff"

"Currently talks are held with separate parties about expansion of the Union "For democracy", said Mirmahmood Miralioghlu, chairman of the Classical Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan.
04 November 2008 [15:47]

Program of Ilham Aliyev's visit to Turkey announced

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will head to Turkey by invitation of President Abdullah Gul on November 5.
04 November 2008 [15:19]

Tahir Kerimli: "We do not demand posts in the state administration of Azerbaijan"

"Separate parties blame our Vahdat party for demanding from the authorities to allocate seats in the state administration for it", said party chairman Tahir Kerimli.
04 November 2008 [15:04]

Mubariz Ahmedoghlu: "CIS has no future"

04 November 2008 [13:55]

Levon Melik-Shahnazaryan: "The conflict area is the border of Karabakh and Azerbaijan, not Armenia and Azerbaijan"

"The signing of a declaration by Azerbaijan, which does not contain any words about the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, is a positive fact", said political scientist Levon Melik-Shahnazaryan.
04 November 2008 [12:47]

Azerbaijan National Independence Party reviews issue on cooperation with other powers

The National Independence Party of Azerbaijan intends to cooperate with opposition parties, said spokesman for the party Ali Orujev.
04 November 2008 [12:37]

Tomas Holtz: "The Moscow summit and declaration, signed by its result, is Russia's next attempt to demonstrate its leading role in the South Caucasus"

Day.Az blitz-interview with Tomas Holtz, professor of the Montana University and famous US journalist.
04 November 2008 [11:54]

Tigran Balayan's fatigue

04 November 2008 [11:27]

Musavat Party: "The declaration, signed in Moscow, creates unfavorable conditions for Azerbaijan"

The Musavat party Divan held a session Monday, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
04 November 2008 [11:18]

Azadlyg bloc condemns plans to shut down foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan

Azadlyg political bloc has made a statement condemning the intention to cease the transmission of three foreign radio stations - Azadlyg, Voice of America and BBC, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the Liberal Party of Azerbaijan, joining the bloc.
04 November 2008 [10:59]

Armenians violate ceasefire in Khojavend

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on November 3 and 4.
04 November 2008 [10:31]

Foreign Ministry of Armenia: "Moscow Declaration signed by Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian presidents does not imply dominance of any of international principle"

Moscow Declaration signed by Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian presidents does not imply dominance of any of international principle.
03 November 2008 [22:32]

Andres Herkel: “Azerbaijani government has problems with national press”

Andres Herkel, co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, commented on the plans to shutdown foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan, reports Day.Az with reference to Azadlyg radio station.
03 November 2008 [22:29]

Matthew Bryza: “It was a surprise that the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia are ready to holding serious talks on the Karabakh issue”

Matthey Bryza, deputy assistant US Secretary of State And OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, considers launching of talks on the Karabakh issue by the Presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia to be a “surprise”.
03 November 2008 [22:15]

Democratic Party of Azerbaijan urges to reject participation in Nabucco project

The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan held its regular session, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
03 November 2008 [18:43]

Qudrat Hasanquliyev's party urges to launch hostilities for resolution of the Karabakh conflict

The next session of the United Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan was held on Monday, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
03 November 2008 [18:29]

Armenian Liberal Party: "If Aliyev has signed the declaration, it means he sees the interests of his country in it"

Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, the chairman of Liberal party of Armenia says that the declaration adopted by the Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia in Moscow is a new start for the regulation of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
03 November 2008 [17:41]

President of Ukraine visits Azerbaijan

03 November 2008 [17:33]

Reporters without borders: "By closing the foreign radio stations the Azerbaijani government will prove to the world that its priority is to restrict the freedom of speech"

Reporters without borders call on Azerbaijani government to review the decision about plans to shutdown foreign radio stations, reports Day.Az with reference to Azadlyg radio station.
03 November 2008 [16:07]

American Armenian assembly supports signing of declaration on Karabakh

The American Armenian Assembly supports signing of the declaration on basic principles of settlement in Nagorno Karabakh issue by the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan.