Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Mon, 25 May 2015 22:10:17 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Belgium adds Mansour to Baku 2015 Judo team Belgium added judoka Lola Mansour to its Baku 2015 team, increasing the team total to 117 athletes. The 21-year-old Mansour became the 13th judoka on the Belgian team for the Baku 2015 European Games. That means a total of 117 athletes will compete http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Belgium_adds_Mansour_to_Baku_2015_Judo_team-858080 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 21:59:00 +0500 Belarus to pin hopes on 6 archery athletes at first European Games Belarus will pin hopes on 6 archery athletes at the Baku 2015 first European Games. The men`s squad includes Anton Prilepov, Pavel Dalidovich and Alexander Lyagushev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Belarus_to_pin_hopes_on_6_archery_athletes_at_first_European_Games-858055 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 21:23:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets Chairman of Russian State Duma Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin as part of his official visit to Moscow. Mammadyarov along with other spheres expressed his satisfaction with the steady development of interparliamentary relations between http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_Chairman_of_Russian_State_Duma-858048 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 21:15:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Russia sign plan of consultations for 2015-2016 A plan of consultations for 2015-2016 has been signed between the ministries of foreign affairs of Azerbaijan and Russia. The document was inked by Azerbaijani Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Russian Minister Sergey Lavrov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Russia_sign_plan_of_consultations_for_2015_2016-858047 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 21:09:00 +0500 Karin Strenz: “Occupation of the territories of Azerbaijan by the military troops of Armenia is against the international law and the status quo of the conflict is unacceptable” Ms. Karin Strenz, member of the German Christian Democrats Union (CDU) and the Christian Socialists Union (CSU) Party, member of the Sports and Defense Committee in Bundestag, Chair of the Germany–South Caucasus Parliamentary Friendship Group http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Karin_Strenz_Occupation_of_the_territories_of_Azerbaijan_by_the_military_troops_of_Armenia_is_against_the_international_law_and_the_status_quo_of_the_conflict_is_unacceptable-858046 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 20:59:00 +0500 FAO to open Partnership and Liaison Office in Azerbaijan The government of Azerbaijan and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed an agreement on the establishment of the organization`s Partnership and Liaison Office in the country. The agreement was inked by Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FAO_to_open_Partnership_and_Liaison_Office_in_Azerbaijan-858028 ECONOMY Mon, 25 May 2015 20:36:00 +0500 Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins Palme d'Or The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close Sunday night with the main competition awards ceremony at the Palais des Festivals. The top prize, the Palme d'Or, was awarded to Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard. The film follows a former soldier, a young woman and a little http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Cannes_2015_Jacques_Audiard_039s_Dheepan_wins_Palme_d_039Or-858039 WORLD Mon, 25 May 2015 20:14:00 +0500 Milos Zeman praises Czech Republic`s partnership with Azerbaijan President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman has hailed his country`s strategic partnership with Azerbaijan. “The fact that oil from Azerbaijan covers around one-quarter of the Czech annual consumption makes it a strategic partner that contributes significantly to the diversification of our energy resources,” the Czech leader told The Business Year Magazine. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Milos_Zeman_praises_Czech_Republics_partnership_with_Azerbaijan-858022 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 20:14:00 +0500 Oghuz welcomes flame of First European Games The flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games has arrived in Oghuz district. At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by teacher of Oghuz city secondary school No http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oghuz_welcomes_flame_of_First_European_Games-858006 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 20:02:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets FAO Director-GeneralVice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva named FAO Goodwill Ambassador Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has met a delegation led by Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Jose Graziano da Silva. First lady Mehriban Aliyeva noted that long-term successful cooperation was established http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_first_lady_Mehriban_Aliyeva_meets_FAO_Director_GeneralVice_president_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Leyla_Aliyeva_named_FAO_Goodwill_Ambassador-858001 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 19:54:00 +0500 Head of Ukraine’s Sumy Oblast State Administration pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs Head of the Sumy Oblast State Administration Nikolay Klochko has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay flowers at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. He also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Head_of_Ukraines_Sumy_Oblast_State_Administration_pays_respect_to_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_and_Azerbaijani_martyrs-857969 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 18:37:00 +0500 May 28th proclaimed as “Azerbaijan National Day” in West Hollywood The City of West Hollywood has proclaimed May 28, 2015 as “Azerbaijan National Day” in the city. The relevant proclamation was adopted by the City Council and signed by all members of the Council. In the proclamation, which was sent to the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles http://azertag.az/en/xeber/May_28th_proclaimed_as_Azerbaijan_National_Day_in_West_Hollywood-857943 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 17:53:00 +0500 Azerbaijani cyclist wins two silvers at Grand Prix of Tula Azerbaijani cyclist Sergey Omelchenko has claimed two silver medals at the Grand Prix of Tula in Russia. After the Grand Prix, he gained 54 rating points http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_cyclist_wins_two_silvers_at_Grand_Prix_of_Tula-857893 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 16:32:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Russian FMs meet in Moscow Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov as he is visiting Moscow. Mr. Lavrov offered condolences to the Azerbaijani FM over loss of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Russian_FMs_meet_in_Moscow-857891 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:00 +0500 London-based Azerbaijanis express their anger over hostages in Armenian captivity On 23 May, a group of over 40 Azerbaijanis and supporters of international law demonstrated their solidarity with two innocent civilians taken hostage on their own homeland of Kelbajar – a region of Azerbaijan that has remained under illegal Armenian occupation for more http://azertag.az/en/xeber/London_based_Azerbaijanis_express_their_anger_over_hostages_in_Armenian_captivity-857889 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 16:24:00 +0500 Study details comprehensive roadmap of advanced prostate cancer genetics Study data published Thursday in the journal Cell clarify the genetic backgrounds of men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, revealing that the majority of cases are sensitive to drugs already available or under development. Study author Johann de Bono http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Study_details_comprehensive_roadmap_of_advanced_prostate_cancer_genetics-857859 SOCIETY Mon, 25 May 2015 15:14:00 +0500 Czech President: European Games is a big chance for Azerbaijan to present its opportunities to international community President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman has hailed the importance of the first European Games for Azerbaijan. “It is a brilliant chance for Azerbaijan to present its opportunities to the international community,” he said in an interview with The Business http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Czech_President_European_Games_is_a_big_chance_for_Azerbaijan_to_present_its_opportunities_to_international_community-857852 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 15:08:00 +0500 FAO Director-General awarded Honorary Diploma of Doctor at Baku State University Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Jose Graziano da Silva was awarded a Diploma of Honorary Doctor of the Baku State University (BSU) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FAO_Director_General_awarded_Honorary_Diploma_of_Doctor_at_Baku_State_University-857832 SOCIETY Mon, 25 May 2015 13:53:00 +0500 Young Azerbaijani wrestlers clinch 9 medals in Antalya Young Azerbaijani wrestlers have claimed a clutch of 9 medals, including 3 gold medals in the18th Edition of Traditional International Juniors “Mithat Bayrak and Ismet Atlı” in Free Style, Greco-Roman and Woman wrestling tournament in Antalya, Turkey http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Young_Azerbaijani_wrestlers_clinch_9_medals_in_Antalya-857816 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 13:23:00 +0500 Poland to be represented by 214 athletes at Baku-2015 The Polish Olympic Committee has announced the squad for the first Baku 2015 European Games to be held from June12-28. The sportsmen will compete at a number of events, including badminton, boxing, gymnastics, acrobatics, judo, canoeing and kayak http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Poland_to_be_represented_by_214_athletes_at_Baku_2015-857815 SPORTS Mon, 25 May 2015 13:22:00 +0500 Regional education conference kicks off in Baku A two-day regional education conference jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank and the Ministry of Education has started at "Hilton Baku" hotel. The conference which brought together international experts on education http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Regional_education_conference_kicks_off_in_Baku-857796 SOCIETY Mon, 25 May 2015 12:39:00 +0500 FAO starts Project "Support to seed sector development in Azerbaijan" The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) starts the implementation of the Project “Support to seed sector development in Azerbaijan”. It was informed at the seminar held in Baku devoted to the implementation of this project, the Ministry of Agriculture reported http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FAO_starts_Project__quotSupport_to_seed_sector_development_in_Azerbaijan_quot-857786 ECONOMY Mon, 25 May 2015 12:07:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Athletes and Media Villages of the first European Games VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife, chairperson of the Baku-2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Athletes and Media Villages http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_the_Athletes_and_Media_Villages_of_the_first_European_Games_VIDEO-857809 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 25 May 2015 11:58:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 75 times throughout the day The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 75 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_75_times_throughout_the_day-857770 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 11:24:00 +0500 Oil price on world markets The price of oil changed in different directions in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil increased $0.1 to stand at $59.82. Price of British Brent crude http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-857768 ECONOMY Mon, 25 May 2015 11:20:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: Armenia, signing final declaration of Riga summit, reiterates its support for territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmet Hajiyev made the remarks commenting on the statements made by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan during the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Foreign_Ministry_Armenia_signing_final_declaration_of_Riga_summit_reiterates_its_support_for_territorial_integrity_and_sovereignty_of_Azerbaijan-857759 POLITICS Mon, 25 May 2015 10:21:00 +0500 YARAT, Duet announce exhibition featuring US and Azerbaijani artists together An exhibition featuring American artist Caitlin Aasen (Duet Gallery) and Azerbaijani artist Vusal Rahim (YAY Gallery) will be held from May 2 to July 17. To mark the first time these two artists have been displayed together, this exhibition creates a dialogue between their http://azertag.az/en/xeber/YARAT_Duet_announce_exhibition_featuring_US_and_Azerbaijani_artists_together-857833 CULTURE Mon, 25 May 2015 10:00:00 +0500 Baku 2015 flame in Gakh VIDEO The flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games has arrived in Gakh district. At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the district, the flame was handed to world universal fighting champion Ramil Mammadli. Torchbearers then started their 3km long route and carried the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_flame_in_Gakh_VIDEO-857921 SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 16:56:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Africa Union discuss cooperation prospects Azerbaijan`s Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) Elman Abdullayev has met AU Commissioner for Social Affairs Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko to discuss prospects for cooperation between the country and the union. They particularly discussed opportunities for collaboration in social and sports areas http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Africa_Union_discuss_cooperation_prospects-857725 POLITICS Sun, 24 May 2015 15:47:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Jose Graziano da Silva. The head of state recalled with satisfaction his last meeting with FAO Director-General Jose Graziano http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_a_delegation_led_by_the_Director_General_of_the_Food_and_Agriculture_Organization_of_the_United_Nations_VIDEO-857727 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 24 May 2015 15:21:00 +0500 367 Russian athletes to contest medals at Baku Games The Russian team for Baku 2015 will feature 367 athletes, the country`s Olympic Committee has approved. According to the committee, of them 317 will contest medals in Olympic sports http://azertag.az/en/xeber/367_Russian_athletes_to_contest_medals_at_Baku_Games-857722 SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 15:05:00 +0500 Albania names wrestling squad for Baku 2015 Games Albania`s National Olympic Committee have revealed names of three wrestlers who will contest medals at the first European Games in Baku. Albania`s hopes will be pinned on Islam Islamay (57 kg), Osman Haydari (74 kg) and Egzon Shala (125 kg) in the men`s free-style http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Albania_names_wrestling_squad_for_Baku_2015_Games-857717 SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 14:50:00 +0500 Ankara expects Turkish Stream gas pipeline to be launched after 2017 Turkey expects that the Turkish Stream gas pipeline is likely to be launched after 2017, Turkish Ambassador to Russia Umit Yardim told Interfax. Turkey and Russia "have not yet reached the stage of the project's start," he said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ankara_expects_Turkish_Stream_gas_pipeline_to_be_launched_after_2017-857715 WORLD Sun, 24 May 2015 14:23:00 +0500 Luxembourg sends four Olympians to Baku 2015 Luxembourg have named four Olympic athletes among their first 16 team members for Baku 2015. The Luxembourg COSL named its preliminary team for the first European Games while also listing the 136-athlete team for the Games of the Small States of Europe, which take place 1-6 June http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Luxembourg_sends_four_Olympians_to_Baku_2015-857713 SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 13:51:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Marshin books Olympic spot in hammer throw Azerbaijani athlete Dmitry Marshin has qualified for Rio-2016 Olympic Games after registering 78.52m in the men`s hammer throw. Marshin is the second Azerbaijani athlete to secure a spot http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Marshin_books_Olympic_spot_in_hammer_throw-857710 SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 13:02:00 +0500 FAO delegation pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs A delegation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the united Nations (FAO) led by Director-General Jose' Graziano da Silva has visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. They also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FAO_delegation_pays_respect_to_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_and_Azerbaijani_martyrs-857707 POLITICS Sun, 24 May 2015 12:17:00 +0500 Sweden wins 2015 Eurovision Song Contest Sweden has won the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, following a closely fought battle against Russia and Italy. Singer Mans Zelmerlow brought the Scandinavian nation their second win in four years, with his track Heroes picking up an impressive 365 points http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sweden_wins_2015_Eurovision_Song_Contest-857708 CULTURE Sun, 24 May 2015 11:40:00 +0500 European Games flame lit up in Zagatala VIDEO The flame of the First European Games has arrived in Zagatala. At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was handed to budo fighter Tabriz Balakhanov. Ten torchbearers then started their 2.7km long route http://azertag.az/en/xeber/European_Games_flame_lit_up_in_Zagatala_VIDEO-857674 SPORTS Sat, 23 May 2015 22:15:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Afghanistan discuss cooperation in defence industry sphere Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Industry Yavar Jamalov has met a delegation led by Special Representative of President of Afghanistan for CIS states Mohammad Shaker Kargar to discuss prospects for cooperation in the field of defense industry. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Afghanistan_discuss_cooperation_in_defence_industry_sphere-857676 SOCIETY Sat, 23 May 2015 22:03:00 +0500 Journey of Baku 2015 Flame arrives in Balakan VIDEO Balakan has become the next destination for the Baku 2015 First European Games Journey of the Flame. At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by Greco-Roman wrestler Khochbar Khalayev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_of_Baku_2015_Flame_arrives_in_Balakan_VIDEO-857670 SPORTS Sat, 23 May 2015 22:00:00 +0500 3D films may slow brain decline Watching films in 3D exercises the brain, and improves short-term functioning in a similar way to brain-training tests, a group of scientists have claimed. An experiment led by a neuroscientist from Goldsmiths University in London http://azertag.az/en/xeber/3D_films_may_slow_brain_decline-857625 SOCIETY Sat, 23 May 2015 20:10:00 +0500 AZAL adds Barcelona route VIDEO Azerbaijan Airlines is expanding service to Spain, as it launched a weekly Baku–Barcelona route on Saturday. The flight will be served by Airbus A319 and Airbus A320 aircrafts on Saturdays. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZAL_adds_Barcelona_route_VIDEO-857606 ECONOMY Sat, 23 May 2015 19:23:00 +0500 Deputy Parliament Speaker: Azerbaijan will not attend NATO PA seminar in Armenia “Azerbaijan will not participate in NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Rose Roth seminar to be held in Armenia,” first Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov has told journalists. “Azerbaijan will not participate in an event in Armenia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_Parliament_Speaker_Azerbaijan_will_not_attend_NATO_PA_seminar_in_Armenia-857602 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 19:11:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan is the only new source of energy for Europe for the time being “The Southern Gas Corridor is currently the largest infrastructure project in Europe, while Azerbaijan is the only new source of energy for Europe for the time being,” Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has said in his interview to “The Business Year” magazine. “This project http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Azerbaijan_is_the_only_new_source_of_energy_for_Europe_for_the_time_being-857574 ECONOMY Sat, 23 May 2015 18:16:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Russian MPs to convene in Moscow Moscow will host the 13th meeting of the bilateral inter-parliamentary commission of the Federation Council of Russian Federal Assembly and Azerbaijan`s Milli Majlis on Monday. Azerbaijan`s delegation at the event will be led http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Russian_MPs_to_convene_in_Moscow-857530 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:47:00 +0500 Board meeting of International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of Black Sea and Caspian Sea kicks off in Baku The 14th Board Meeting of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea has today kicked off in Baku. The participants of the meeting observed a minute`s silence for those who died in a fire in a multi-storey apartment block in Baku http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Board_meeting_of_International_Fund_for_Cooperation_and_Partnership_of_Black_Sea_and_Caspian_Sea_kicks_off_in_Baku-857532 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:45:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM to visit Russia Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will head to Russia on Sunday. During the visit, the FM will discuss the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict as he will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_to_visit_Russia-857521 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:38:00 +0500 From Xi Jinping, President of the People`s Republic of China Your Excellency, On behalf of the government and people of China and on my own behalf, I extend cordial congratulations and best wishes to you and the friendly people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of your country`s Republic Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/From_Xi_Jinping_President_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China-857896 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:20:00 +0500 From Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia Excellency, I was deeply saddened by the news of a heavy loss of life, including children, and dozens of injuries as a result of a fire in an apartment block in Baku. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/From_Irakli_Garibashvili_Prime_Minister_of_Georgia-857965 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:15:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev honored with high award of International Eurasia Press Fund VIDEO Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has been honored with a high award of the International Eurasia Press Fund for his exceptional role in developing civil society in the country. The award was handed to the President`s Aide for http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_honored_with_high_award_of_International_Eurasia_Press_Fund_VIDEO-857513 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 14:01:00 +0500 Azerbaijan has its own position on cooperation with EU, Novruz Mammadov VIDEO “The Riga Summit aims at maintaining and reviewing the current state of cooperation of the European Union with Eastern Partnership countries, and Azerbaijan has its own position on cooperation with EU,” deputy head of the Presidential Administration, chief of foreign http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_has_its_own_position_on_cooperation_with_EU_Novruz_Mammadov_VIDEO-857507 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 13:45:00 +0500 Riga Summit declaration hails Azerbaijan`s ‘particular’ role in energy security The 4th Eastern Partnership Summit has ended in Riga with the adoption of the Declaration, in which participants of the summit applauded Azerbaijan`s role in ensuring energy security. The Declaration acknowledges a particular role http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Riga_Summit_declaration_hails_Azerbaijans_particular_role_in_energy_security-857499 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 12:56:00 +0500 Dubai`s Falcon Pack ‘plans’ to open Azerbaijan office Sales Manager of Dubai-based Falcon Pack, the leading manufacturer and distributor of disposable packaging products for the foodservice and consumer markets in the Middle East, Ibrahim Mustafa has revealed the company`s plans to open an office in Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Dubais_Falcon_Pack_plans_to_open_Azerbaijan_office-857486 ECONOMY Sat, 23 May 2015 12:33:00 +0500 Stable Eastern neighbourhood means more secure Europe, says Lithuanian President “The Eastern Partnership policy is most beneficial for the people of these countries. The implementation of European reforms makes Eastern partners stronger, more democratic and advanced, with less corruption, more stability and well-being. Stable Eastern http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Stable_Eastern_neighbourhood_means_more_secure_Europe_says_Lithuanian_President-857482 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 12:17:00 +0500 “The Business Year” magazine presents special edition on Azerbaijan VIDEO A special edition of “The Business Year” magazine titled “The Business Year: Azerbaijan-2015” has been presented. The presentation, co-organized by the Azerbaijan`s Presidential Administration and “The Business Year”, was attended by Azerbaijan’s state and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Business_Year_magazine_presents_special_edition_on_Azerbaijan_VIDEO-857469 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 11:40:00 +0500 OSCE monitoring ends without incidents In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission has conducted a http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_monitoring_ends_without_incidents-857461 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 11:23:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 71 times throughout the day The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 71 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_71_times_throughout_the_day-857472 POLITICS Sat, 23 May 2015 10:42:00 +0500 Baku hosts international conference marking 10th anniversary of Judicial and Legal Council VIDEO An international conference marking the 10th anniversary of the Judicial and Legal Council has been held in Baku. Called “The Role of judiciary in democratic society”, the conference was attended by judges of the European Court of Human Rights http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_international_conference_marking_10th_anniversary_of_Judicial_and_Legal_Council_VIDEO-857400 POLITICS Fri, 22 May 2015 21:42:00 +0500 EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy: Our partnership with each and every of the partners is essential for us “Our partnership with each and every of the partners is essential for us and for each of them, even if with each of them it is different," EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has said before the plenary session of the Eastern http://azertag.az/en/xeber/EU_High_Representative_for_Foreign_Affairs_and_Security_Policy_Our_partnership_with_each_and_every_of_the_partners_is_essential_for_us-857385 POLITICS Fri, 22 May 2015 21:15:00 +0500 OSCE chairperson-in-office meets Minsk Group co-chairs OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic has met the Minsk Group co-chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Pierre Andrieu (France) and James Warlick (USA), as well as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, OSCE http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_chairperson_in_office_meets_Minsk_Group_co_chairs-857383 POLITICS Fri, 22 May 2015 21:15:00 +0500