Politics

03 November 2008 [15:38]

Khazar Ibrahim: "The principle of the territorial integrity is above the principle for self-determination"

The principle of territorial integrity is basic among other principles, reflected in the international law and in all other international documents, said spokesman for Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Khazar Ibrahim, according to Novosti-Azerbaijan.
03 November 2008 [15:12]

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: "The declaration signed in Moscow reflects all basic moments on negotiations on Karabakh"

Official Baku considers the declaration, signed by the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia in Moscow Sunday, to be important.
03 November 2008 [13:16]

Hafiz Hajiyev: "Heydar Babayev can start sponsoring radical opposition"

"Former Economic Development Minister Heydar Babayev was punished for everything he did", said former presidential candidate and chairman of the Muasir Musavat party Hafiz Hajiyev.
03 November 2008 [12:59]

New coalition of left wing forces created in Azerbaijan

Four parties have decided to create a new coalition of left wing forces to join efforts before the municipal and parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, said chairman of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan Rauf Gurbanov.
03 November 2008 [12:00]

Alexei Vlasov: "The BTC pipeline is more important for the United States than the freedom of speech in Azerbaijan"

The information about the further shutdown of foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan is being widely discussed by Russian mass medias.
03 November 2008 [11:26]

Comments of politicians, journalists and political scientists about the plans to cease transmission of foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan

In the light of the recent announcement about the soonest shutdown of foreign radio stations in Azerbaijan, Day.Az held a blitz poll among the politicians, journalists and political scientists.
03 November 2008 [11:19]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on November 2 and 3.
03 November 2008 [10:28]

Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia sign declaration on Nagorno Karabakh - UPDATED

Presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a declaration on the peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict, reports Day.Az with reference to Newsru.com.
03 November 2008 [10:00]

Ilgar Mamedov: "Azerbaijani authorities will not be able to cease transmission of Voice of America and Liberty"

According to Novosti-Azerbaijan, independent expert Ilgar Mamedov considers that the Azerbaijani authorities will not be able to cease the transmission of Voice of America and Liberty radio stations in the country despite their intention to stop granting national frequency to them.
01 November 2008 [13:22]

President of Azerbaijan to visit Turkey

President of Azerbaijan will pay a two-day visit to Turkey on November 5, reports Day.Az with reference to Hurriyet.
01 November 2008 [13:14]

Fazil Gazanfaroghlu: "Current events show that no reforms in the government of Azerbaijan are expected"

"It is currently unbelievable that serious reforms would be held in the Azerbaijani government", said Fazil Gazanfaroghlu, chairman of the Great Creation Party and Milli Medjlis deputy.
01 November 2008 [12:53]

Kremlin's position: "The main responsibility for the final result in the Karabakh issue lies on Azerbaijanis and Armenians"

"Russia is ready to be a guarantor of the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict in case a compromise is reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia", said a source in the Kremlin.
01 November 2008 [12:35]

BBC and Azadlyg radio stations hope to continue functioning in Azerbaijan

BBC has made a statement regarding plans to stop functioning of foreign radio stations.
01 November 2008 [12:22]

Heydar Babayev sent to resignation - UPDATED

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has passed a decree on the appointment of ministers and deputy Prime Ministers, reports Day.Az with reference to AzerTac.
01 November 2008 [11:43]

Armenians violate ceasefire in three regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on October 31 and November 1.
01 November 2008 [11:14]

First meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia held in Moscow

The Foreign Ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia are preparing for the meeting of the presidents of the two countries.
01 November 2008 [10:19]

Azerbaijan Democratic Party: "Russia wants to cause a clash between Azerbaijan and Georgia"

"Russia's invasion of South Ossetia and Abkhazia and their separation from Georgia create obstacles for the whole region", says a statement, adopted by the Democratic Party of Azerbaijan.
01 November 2008 [10:06]

Armenian deputy: "I am concerned over the statements that the Karabakh conflict will soon be settled"

"The public must be informed about the minimal limit of concessions in the issue of Nagorno Karabakh, spoken of by senior officials of Armenia", said deputy of the Heritage parliamentary faction of the Armenian parliament Zarui Postandjan.
31 October 2008 [18:35]

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Finland hands credentials to the president of this country

On October 31, the ambassador of Azerbaijan to Sweden, Norway and Finland Rafael Ibrahimov handed credentials to President of Finland Taria Kaarina Halonen.
31 October 2008 [17:24]

Armenia attains removal of the regulation, condemning activity against territorial integrity of any country, from the CIS model law

The Armenian side has attained the removal of the regulation, inadmissible for Armenia, from the CIS model law "On resistance to extremism", said vice speaker of Armenian parliament Griyr Karapetyan.
31 October 2008 [15:56]

Musavat party to file claim against Baku mayor's office to European Court of Human Rights

The Musavat party intends to continue the court proceedings against the Baku mayor's office, said head of the central office of the party Arif Hajili.
31 October 2008 [15:45]

Rasul Guliyev's party to appeal to Azerbaijan's Ministry of Justice about registration again

The Open Society Party will again appeal to the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan regarding registration, said party chairman Yagub Abbasov.
31 October 2008 [13:55]

Mazahir Panakhov: "Changes in the attitude of voters towards elections have become a specific feature of 2008 elections"

Day.Az interview with Mazahir Panakhov, chairman of the Central Election Commission.
31 October 2008 [13:11]

Hafiz Hajiyev: "I have sufficient information about Heydar Babayev"

"Separate officials, against whom I spoke during the electoral campaign, continue putting pressure on me", said former presidential candidate and the Muasir Musavat party chairman Hafiz Hajiyev.
31 October 2008 [12:43]

Residents appeal to Supreme Court to review decision on re-opening of Abu Bakr mosque

About 100 residents of Ulvi Buniadzadeh Street appealed to Chairman of the Supreme Court Ramiz Rzayev to review the decision on re-opening of Abu Bakr mosque.
31 October 2008 [11:05]

Armenians violate ceasefire in six regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on October 30 and 31.
31 October 2008 [10:24]

Turkey's ambassador to Russia: "The meeting of Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia in Moscow will be a significant step in the issue of attainment of peace in the Caucasus"

"The meeting of Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia in Moscow on November 2 will become a significant step in the attainment of peace in the Caucasus", said Turkish ambassador to Russia Halil Akinji, Day.Az reports with reference to Turkish Cihan news agency.
31 October 2008 [10:11]

Liberal-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan to appeal to European Court due to the lack of the head office

The Appellate Court considered the appeal of the Liberal-Democratic Party of Azerbaijan against the head of the State committee for state property management Hasan Kerimov, said party chairman Fuad Aliyev.
30 October 2008 [18:17]

Armenian deputy: "Solution to the Karabakh resolution must satisfy both Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh"

The peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict demands mutual concessions from both Armenia and Azerbaijan, considers Ovannes Markaryan, deputy from the parliamentary faction "Orinats Yerkir", which is part of the ruling coalition.
30 October 2008 [16:32]

Edward Nalbandyan: "Yerevan wants to see the multinational peacekeeping contingent on the lands, adjacent to Karabakh"

"If the leaderships of Armenia and Azerbaijan come to any agreement on the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, it will be made public", said Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.
30 October 2008 [14:39]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "Turkey may assist to the resolution of the Karabakh conflict by improving relations with Armenia and opening its borders"

"Turkey's mediation in the process of the resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict is out of the question", said Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.
30 October 2008 [14:32]

U.S. welcomes Russia’s initiative for presidential talks on Karabakh

The U.S. welcomes Russia’s initiative for presidential talks on the Nagorno Karabakh issue.
30 October 2008 [14:05]

Biggest gas company Gazprom helps restore gas supply to Nagorno Karabakh - PHOTO

Day.Az has received a letter from a reader, which says that the biggest gas company Gazprom helps restore the gas supply to Nagorno Karabakh de-facto.
30 October 2008 [12:36]

President of Poland to arrive in Azerbaijan

President of Poland Lech Kaczyński will arrive in Azerbaijan in November, said Poland's ambassador to Azerbaijan Kshishof Kraevski.
30 October 2008 [12:29]

Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia to meet on October 31

The Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia will hold a meeting in Moscow on October 31 and they will meet with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs on November 1.
30 October 2008 [11:34]

Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain meets with parliamentarians of this country

Azerbaijani ambassador to Great Britain Fahreddin Gurbanov held meetings with members of the British parliament John Mann and Mark Pritchard, said sources from the Azerbaijani embassy to Great Britain.
30 October 2008 [11:19]

Fazil Gazanfaroghlu: "The Azerbaijani parties that took part in the presidential elections do not intend to create a coalition"

"The talks with former presidential candidates of Azerbaijan about creation of a coalition are not held right now", said chairman of the Great Creation party Fazil Gazanfaroghlu.
30 October 2008 [11:07]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on October 29.
30 October 2008 [10:50]

Mail.Ru vs. Day.Az

Today.Az has been posting materials about publication of false information at Russian portal Mail.Ru, in which Nagorno Karabakh was called "Artsakh" and fixed as part of Armenia.
30 October 2008 [10:21]

US Commerce Deputy Secretary: "The United States support Azerbaijan's efforts for the WTO accession and are sure that it will come true"

The main aim of my visit to Baku is to express US support to the economic policy of the Azerbaijani government, said US commerce deputy secretary John Sullivan at a press conference on a visit to Azerbaijan.
30 October 2008 [10:04]

Turkish official: "Initiation of a dialogue between Turkey and Armenia should not bother Azerbaijan"

Ahmet Davutoglu, the chief foreign policy adviser to Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said that the new era with the United States will be a success story whoever was elected the new president of that country.
30 October 2008 [10:01]

Fazail Aghamaly: "Reforms are expected within the government of Azerbaijan"

The government of Azerbaijan is always conducting reforms, aimed at improvement of activity", said chairman of the Ana Veten party and Milli Medjlis deputy Fazail Aghamaly.
29 October 2008 [17:55]

President of Azerbaijan appoints Artur Rasizade the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree to appoint Artur Rasizade the Prime Minister, reports Day.Az with reference to AzerTac.
29 October 2008 [16:16]

Armenian field commander: "It is time to consider Karabakh as part of Armenia, as one of its regions"

On October 30 Armenian field commander Jirair Sefilyan will declare about the creation of a new political initiative in Yerevan.
29 October 2008 [15:39]

Cassational appeal of former Economic Development Minister Farhad Aliyev taken for consideration

The Supreme Court of Azerbaijan has taken the appeal of cassational appeal of imprisoned former economic development minister of Azerbaijan Farhad Aliyev for consideration, according to sources from the Supreme Court.
29 October 2008 [14:20]

Azerbaijani Ecology Ministry: "The Armenian-occupied Zengilan region was largely subjected to ecological terrorism"

The occupied Zengilan region of Azerbaijan is an area, was largely subjected to ecological terrorism.
29 October 2008 [13:36]

Armenian Foreign Ministry: "If not for the events around South Ossetia, Azerbaijan might have tried to settle the Nagorno Karabakh issue by way of force"

"The political-diplomatic way is the only way of resolution of the Karabakh conflict", said Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan in his interview to BBC Russian service.
29 October 2008 [13:20]

Hasan Kerimov: "Opposition leaders have suspended talks regarding conduction of protests"

The Center of Cooperation of Opposition, represented by five opposition parties, is defining a plan of actions, said deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan, represented in the center, Hasan Kerimov.
29 October 2008 [11:20]

Farhad Aliyev feels worse

Defender Isakhan Ashurov met yesterday the former economic development minister of Azerbaijan Farhad Aliyev in penitentiary facility No 2.
29 October 2008 [10:44]

Adalyat party not to join any political bloc

There are currently no prospects for cooperation with any party in the framework of a single political bloc, said deputy chairman of the Adalyat party Elkhan Shukurlu.
29 October 2008 [10:39]

Armenians violate ceasefire in three regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on October 28.
29 October 2008 [10:18]

Occupation of Zengilan region by Armenians turns 15

15 years have passed since the day of occupation of the Zengilan region of Azerbaijan by Armenians.
28 October 2008 [18:26]

Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan planning to hold regional conference in the flat of one of the activists

"We do not want the confiscation of the office of the Musavat party in Lenkoran", said deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan Hasan Kerimov.