"Tour d'Azerbaidjan creates a festive atmosphere in the country,” president of Baku Media Center, Arzu Aliyeva, has told Eurosport TV channel. “We are very pleased and we will continue to hold the tournament. I think that the guests enjoy Azerbaijan ...

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy: ‘Azerbaijan is a valuable partner for NATO’

05.05.2017 [11:52]
“Azerbaijan is a valuable partner for NATO. NATO highly appreciates Azerbaijan's participation in peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan. Participation of Azerbaijan in these operations is a great contribution in solving Euro-Atlantic challenges”, said Tacan ...

Officials of nearly 40 international organizations to attend 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku

01.05.2017 [17:47]
"Officials of about 120 countries, 39 international organizations, and more than 50 non-governmental organizations have registered to attend the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue that will take place in Baku from May 4 to 6,” head of the Department of International Cooperation ...

“There are a lot of amazing places in Guba that have yet to be discovered by tourists”

01.05.2017 [17:10]
Guba is one of the most popular regions of Azerbaijan for recreation. In 2016, about 82,000 local and foreign tourists visited Guba region. Guba is especially compelling in the spring, when fruit gardens blossom, and the parks are covered with emerald greenery ...

Saudi Minister Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih: We will encourage big enterprises like SAAB and Maaden to come and invest in Azerbaijan

27.04.2017 [18:03]
In an exclusive interview with AZERTAC`s correspondent, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih has highlighted relations between the two countries, and shared his views about ...

Foreign Ministry: Some foreign media publish biased articles on Azerbaijan ahead of Baku 2017 Games

24.04.2017 [19:16]
"Some foreign media outlets have been publishing biased articles on Azerbaijan on the eve of Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games," said spokesperson of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hikmat Hajiyev in an exclusive interview with AZERTAC ...

999 media representatives from 34 countries applied for accreditation to cover Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku

19.04.2017 [20:58]
A total of 999 media representatives from 34 countries have applied for accreditation to cover the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Kamran Talibov, Head of Press Operations at Baku 2017, told AZERTAC. According to him, 252 of those who applied are ...

Dmitry Savelyev: Shopping Festival will make Baku more attractive for tourists, especially Russian ones

13.04.2017 [17:14]
Head of the interparliamentary friendship group Russia-Azerbaijan Dmitry Savelyev has said the Shopping Festival will make Baku more attractive for tourists, especially those from Russia. In an exclusive interview with AZERTAC, Savelyev said: “The idea of a trade festival has been successfully ...

Vladimir Fekete: Azerbaijan can be proud of its people`s friendly attitude towards representatives of other countries, religions

13.04.2017 [12:06]
Head of the Catholic community in Azerbaijan Vladimir Fekete has hailed tolerance in the country. “Azerbaijan can be proud of its people`s friendly attitude towards representatives of other countries and religions,” Fekete told AZERTAC as he attended an ...

Park No-hwang: AZERTAC and Yonhap have the same goal, which is to enhance cooperation among news agencies VIDEO

06.04.2017 [20:27]
In an exclusive interview with AZERTAC`s correspondent, president and CEO of Korean Yonhap news agency Park No-hwang has highlighted the relations between AZERTAC and Yonhap, and shared his impressions about the 5th News Agencies World ...

Ambassador: China attaches great importance to Azerbaijan`s geographical advantages in an important transport hub in Eurasia

06.04.2017 [19:33]
This year marks 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and China. AZERTAC has interviewed Chinese ambassador to Azerbaijan Wei Jinghua on this occasion ...

Humanization of the penal policy contributes to ensuring human rights

31.03.2017 [17:21]
As reported earlier, on 10 February 2017 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev signed an Executive Order On improving work in the penitentiary system, humanization of the punishment policy and expansion of alternative punishments and procedural enforcement measures not associated with isolation from society ...

Ambassador: Azerbaijan is a key political and economic partner of Kazakhstan in Caucasus

31.03.2017 [16:44]
Kazakh ambassador in Baku Beibit Isabayev has described Azerbaijan as his country`s key political and economic partner in the Caucasus. In an interview with AZERTAC, he highlighted what can be expected from the forthcoming visit of the President of ...

Ismail Serageldin: Global Baku Forum becomes important international event

19.03.2017 [14:25]
"The Global Baku Forum has become an important international event," said Co-chair of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandria in Egypt Ismail Serageldin in an interview with AZERTAC. ...

President Bujar Nishani: Albanian-Azerbaijani relations are extremely important

17.03.2017 [20:22]
“Albanian-Azerbaijani relations are extremely important because we have some traditional and historical ties between our peoples,” President of Albania Bujar Nishani, who attended the 5th Global Baku Forum, has told AZERTAC. “Both countries are now focused very much ...

Saudi Arabian Prince: 5th Global Baku Forum will contribute to global peace and stability

17.03.2017 [19:47]
“The 5th Global Baku Forum will contribute to global peace and stability,” Saudi Arabian Prince, Chairman of the Board of Directors of King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies Turki Al-Faisal has told AZERTAC. “At the same time, gathering influential people from around the world, this prestigious event paves the way for discussion ...

Former Latvian President: Global Baku Forum is effective platform for exchanging views on major global challenges

17.03.2017 [18:50]
“Acting and former heads of state and government of many countries, renowned politicians and public figures are attending the 5th Global Baku Forum, which has already become traditional, to share their opinions, views and experiences,” ex-President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers said in an interview with AZERTAC ...

President of World Water Council: Azerbaijan has sufficient experience in water scarcity alleviation

16.03.2017 [12:24]
‘Azerbaijan has sufficient experience in water scarcity alleviation’, said Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. He said that continuous work is being done to overcome the problem of water scarcity in the world. Here's another important ...

Novruz Mammadov: Azerbaijani President’s Pakistan visit is of great importance

04.03.2017 [22:01]
Deputy head of Azerbaijan`s Presidential Administration, chief of the Administration's Foreign Relations Department Novruz Mammadov has hailed the significance of President Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Pakistan and his meetings in the country. “The Azerbaijani President’s visit to Pakistan ...