Politics

23 September 2008 [10:18]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on September 22 and 23.
23 September 2008 [10:06]

Rabinovich, Varzhapetyan by surname

23 September 2008 [09:47]

President of Azerbaijan congratulates king of Saudi Arabia on National Day

President Ilham Aliyev sent a letter of congratulation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on his country`s holiday - Saudi Arabia’s National Day.
23 September 2008 [09:25]

Azerbaijan Democratic Party: "Society is passive about the presidential elections"

The Democratic Party of Azerbaijan held its regular session on Monday, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
22 September 2008 [17:02]

Congress of Azerbaijanis in Ukraine to support Ilham Aliyev during presidential elections

The session of the Congress of Azerbaijanis in Ukraine was held in Kiev, said the press service for the State Committee for work with Azerbaijanis, residing abroad.
22 September 2008 [16:06]

Union "For Democracy" calls on opposition to coordinate efforts before presidential elections

A regular session of the union "For Democracy" was held Monday, said chairman of the Classical Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan Mirmahmood Miralioghlu.
22 September 2008 [15:48]

Vafa Quluzade: "It would be more fair to offer to Azerbaijani leadership to buy the Armenian-occupied lands of our country"

"It is a very stupid announcement, which, however, complies with the shoplike psychotype of the current leadership of Armenia".
22 September 2008 [15:20]

Vuqar Seidov: "Let Karabakh Armenians recognize themselves as part of Azerbaijan and they will get investments"

Famous Azerbaijani political scientist Vuqar Seidov commented on the recent announcements of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Defense minister Seyran Ohanuan.
22 September 2008 [14:26]

Araz Alizade: "Most citizens of our country will vote for working president Ilham Aliyev at the upcoming presidential elections"

Day.Az interview with co-chair of the Social-Democratic Party Araz Alizade.
22 September 2008 [13:33]

New ambassador of Greece arrives in Azerbaijan

New ambassador of Greece to Azerbaijan Ioanis Metaksas is already in Baku, said the press service for the Greek embassy to Azerbaijan.
22 September 2008 [13:03]

Publication of another Azerbaijani book about oppression of Jews by Armenians is farce, head of Jewish community of Armenia thinks

Publication of another Azerbaijani book about oppression of Jews by Armenians is farce, head of Jewish community of Armenia Rimma Varzhapetyan said when commenting on publication of Rovshan Musrafayev's book "March of the death".
22 September 2008 [12:43]

Zurab Todua: "The first term of Ilham Aliyev's presidency can, undoubtedly, be called successful in all senses"

The first term of Ilham Aliyev's presidency can, undoubtedly, be called successful in all senses, said famous Russian political scientist Zurab Todua in his interview to Day.Az.
22 September 2008 [12:03]

Turkish and Azerbaijani foreign ministers meet in New York

Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met in New York within the framework of 63rd session of the UN General Assembly.
22 September 2008 [11:48]

Alexei Vlasov: "The Nagorno Karabakh problem has been neglected so much that many years of joint efforts are required to overcome a deadlock, while West's intention to settle everything through "standard models" will do no good"

Day.Az interview with Alexei Vlasov, Russian political scientist and general director of the information and analytical center of study of sociopolitical processes in the post-Soviet area.
22 September 2008 [11:34]

Azerbaijani Ecology Ministry holding week of the Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan's Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources is holding a week of the Caspian Sea on September 22-28.
22 September 2008 [11:20]

Tereqqi party holds regional meetings to support working president Ilham Aliyev

Tereqqi party is holding regional meetings in support of working president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev during elections, said party chairman Chingiz Demiroghlu.
22 September 2008 [11:04]

Serzh Sargsyan: "Perhaps, in case of investments in Karabakh, Armenians would demonstrate wish to live within Azerbaijan"

Armenians of Karabakh will speak against living within Azerbaijan in any referendum, which can be held soon, said Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Day.Az reports with reference to Azadlyg radio.
22 September 2008 [10:29]

Hasan Kerimov: "The activists of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan, who will join the presidential campaign, will be expelled from the party"

"The process of members outflow from the political structure is constantly being recorded.
22 September 2008 [10:18]

Vasili Istratov: "Worsening of Russia-USA relations will not affect Minsk Group format"

Vasili Istratov is confident about the successful activity of the OSCE Minsk Group in the resolution of the Karabakh conflict.
22 September 2008 [10:06]

Armenians violate ceasefire in six regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on September 21 and 22.
22 September 2008 [09:53]

Tehran launches talks with Baku and Yerevan

Official Tehran has launched talks with Baku and Yerevan on mediation of the resolution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, said ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Iran to Azerbaijan Nasir Hamidi Zare.
22 September 2008 [09:45]

President of Azerbaijan extends condolence to his Pakistani counterpart

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev sent a letter of condolence to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari over the terrorist act in Islamabad, which claimed many human lives.
22 September 2008 [09:14]

Oppositional parties, boycotting elections, to hold protest

Azerbaijan's Center of Cooperation of Opposition intends to hold a protest, said deputy chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan Hasan Kerimov.
22 September 2008 [09:04]

Bernard Fassier: "Events in Georgia showed that the Minsk Group co-chairs were right about the need to hold talks on the conflicts settlement"

The situation in the region has changed and the events in Georgia proved that the Minsk Group co-chairs are right about the necessity to hold talks on the settlement of conflicts", said French co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Bernard Fassier at a press conference in Baku.
22 September 2008 [08:58]

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs likely to meet with Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia in New York

"I do hope that we will be able to hold meeting of OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs with Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia by late September in New York", said French co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Bernard Fassier at a press conference in Baku.
22 September 2008 [08:45]

Date of Azerbaijani, Turkish and Armenian Foreign Ministers’ meeting in New York made public - UPDATED

Foreign Minister of Turkey Ali Babacan will have important meetings on Turkey’s relations with Armenia within the framework of the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly, APA reports quoting CNN Turk.
20 September 2008 [12:50]

600 local observers apply for observing presidential elections in Azerbaijan

600 local observers have applied to the Central Election Commission to observe the process of presidential elections of Azerbaijan, said chief of CEC department Irada Hajiyeva.
20 September 2008 [12:10]

Azerbaijani President visits Gakh, Sheki and Oghuz - UPDATED

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited the region of Gakh on September 19, said the President’s Press Service.
20 September 2008 [10:56]

Qudrat Hasanquliyev: "The agitation campaign in Azerbaijan is held normally"

"I have not yet faced any obstacles in holding agitation campaign", said Qudrat Hasanquliyev, presidential candidate and chairman of the United Popular Front of Azerbaijan.
20 September 2008 [10:19]

Novruz Mamedov: "The Turkey-proposed Caucasus Stability and Security Platform is unsuccessful without the resolution of the Karabakh conflict"

Official Baku also speaks for continuation of the OSCE Minsk Group's activity in the resolution of the Karabakh conflict.
20 September 2008 [10:00]

Azerbaijan's presidential candidate Hafiz Hajiyev intending to join presidential campaign at his own expense

Muasir Musavat party does not intend to file a claim to the court against the Central Election Commission, said party chairman and presidential candidate Hafiz Hajiyev.
20 September 2008 [09:46]

Armenians violate ceasefire in three regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on September 19 and 20.
20 September 2008 [09:30]

Azerbaijan’s President visiting country's north-western regions - UPDATED

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev is visiting north-western regions of the republic.
19 September 2008 [17:43]

Two presidential candidates left without means for holding agitation campaign

A regular session on the presidential elections in Azerbaijan was held in the Central Election Commission, said Day.Az correspondent, visiting today's event.
19 September 2008 [17:30]

Safar Abiyev receives French co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group

On September 19 Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Safar Abiyev received OSCE Minsk Group co-chair of France Bernard Fassier, visiting our country, said spokesman for Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry Eldar Sabiroghlu.
19 September 2008 [17:23]

Arif Aliyev: "Boycott of presidential elections of Azerbaijan by a part of opposition rejects the conduct of mass media"

Boycott of presidential elections by some opposition parties affects the coverage of the election campaign by mass medias, said chairman of the Yeni Nesil journalists' association Arif Aliyev.
19 September 2008 [16:49]

Editor of Tehran-based Armenian-language newspaper: "Iran shares Armenian stance of Karabakh and Genocide"

"There are two Hay Dat offices in Iran. One is in Tehran and the other is in Nor-Jugha" Derenik Melikyan, editor of Aliq Tehran-based Armenian-language newspaper, told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter.
19 September 2008 [16:34]

President of Azerbaijan awarded by CIS Council of Frontier Troops commanders

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been awarded by the Council of Frontier Troops Commanders of the CIS member-states, said chairman of the executive service of the council Alexander Manilov at a press conference in Baku, according to Novosti-Azerbaijan.
19 September 2008 [15:28]

Rasul Quliyev's party loses its head office

The Open Society Party has left the office, it was headquartered in, said deputy chairman of the party Yaqub Abbasov.
19 September 2008 [15:05]

Iqbal Aghazade's agitation placards torn off

All agitation campaign of presidential candidate Iqbal Aghazade torn off in the Khatai district of Baku, said deputy chairman of the Umid party Anver Aghazade.
19 September 2008 [14:11]

Armenian Foreign Minister: "Format of the OSCE Minsk Group has proven its vitality"

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbadyan considers that there are good conditions for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict.
19 September 2008 [11:58]

Azerbaijani FM meets with his British counterpart

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov met with his British counterpart David Miliband, said spokesman for Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Khazar Ibrahim.
19 September 2008 [10:51]

Azerbaijan's Presidential candidate Fuad Aliyev loses his head office

"The Liberal-Democratic party of Azerbaijan has left the office, it has been locating in", said party chairman and presidential candidate Fuad Aliyev.
19 September 2008 [09:59]

Armenians violate ceasefire in four regions

Armenian armed forces locating in the occupied lands of Azerbaijan violated ceasefire on September 18 and 19.
19 September 2008 [09:41]

Aydin Mirzazade: "Our opponents in the parliament propose to change the political system of the country"

From time to time the opponents of the ruling party Yeni Azerbaijan make suggestions, aimed at changing the political system of the country, in the parliament, said deputy chairman of the parliamentary commission on defense and security Aydin Mirzazade.
19 September 2008 [09:32]

Banking accounts of Yeni Musavat newspaper frozen

Head department of executive of court decisions under the Justice Ministry has blocked the banking accounts of the Yeni Musavat newspaper.
19 September 2008 [09:24]

OSCE Minsk Group's French co-chair starts his visit to Azerbaijan

French co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group Bernard Fassier has arrived in Azerbaijan, APA reports.
19 September 2008 [08:53]

Matthew Bryza: "After Russia fulfills all its commitments on Georgia, OSCE Minsk Group will resume operation"

"The resolution of Nagorno Karabakh conflict can be settled by way of talks", said US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Matthew Bryza at a press conference.
18 September 2008 [17:15]

Matthew Bryza: "After the events in Georgia, the United States will always be with Azerbaijan"

"The United States support the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan and it will always be like that", said US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Matthew Bryza at a press conference today.
18 September 2008 [16:46]

Azerbaijan National Independence Party not to support any presidential candidate

The Azerbaijan National Independence Party will observe the presidential elections, said press secretary of the party for press and agitation issues Ali Orujev.
18 September 2008 [15:10]

Azerbaijani presidential candidate Qudrat Hasanquliyev makes his election platform public

Azerbaijani presidential candidate Qudrat Hasanquliyev made his election platform public today, reports Day.Az with reference to the press service for the party.
18 September 2008 [14:36]

Uzeir Jafarov: "Trainings of Iranian air forces do not pose any threat to Azerbaijan"

The large scale trainings of the Iranian air forces are connected with a threat of military operations against this country from the side of the United States and Israel, considers famous military expert Uzeir Jafarov.
18 September 2008 [14:20]

President of Azerbaijan receives Matthew Bryza

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Matthew Bryza, visiting Baku, reports Day.Az with reference to the official website of the President of Azerbaijan.
18 September 2008 [13:33]

Eldar Sabiroghlu: "The military doctrine of Azerbaijan will be adopted this year"

The military doctrine of Azerbaijan is ready and it will be adopted this year, said spokesman for Azerbaijan's Defense Minister Eldar Sabiroghlu during a press conference today.
18 September 2008 [13:23]

Azerbaijani Defense Minister receives Matthew Bryza

On September 18 Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev received Matthew Bryza, US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, visiting Baku, said the press service for the Defense Ministry.
18 September 2008 [13:13]

Sergey Lavrov: "Recognition of independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia is not a precedent for Nagorno Karabakh"

Recognition of independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by Russia is not a precedent for Transdniestria and Nagorno Karabakh, said Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, according to RIA Novosti.