AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:22:52 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Polish President hosted official reception for President of Azerbaijan President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda has hosted an official reception in honor of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The heads of state made speeches at the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Polish_President_hosted_official_reception_for_President_of_Azerbaijan-1073892 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:47:00 +0500 Russian, Ukrainian companies' websites under massive cyber attack Rosneft, Bashneft, Mars, Nivea and Mondelez International (producer of Alpen Gold chocolate) are among the companies that were attacked by the Petya virus in Russia, Group-IB, the company which deals with prevention and investigation of cybercrime, reported, according to TASS http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russian_Ukrainian_companies_039_websites_under_massive_cyber_attack-1073872 WORLD Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:02:00 +0500 Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended ceremony to give new apartments to IDP families in Masazir A ceremony has been held in Masazir settlement, Absheron district, to give new apartments to IDP families living in unusable buildings. First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_First_Vice_President_Mehriban_Aliyeva_attended_ceremony_to_give_new_apartments_to_IDP_families_in_Masazir-1073858 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:30:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev met with Marshal of Polish Senate UPDATED President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanisław Karczewski. Stanisław Karczewski recalled his visit to Azerbaijan and his meeting with President Ilham Aliyev. Saying this year marks the 25th http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_Marshal_of_Polish_Senate_UPDATED-1073866 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:20:00 +0500 Azerbaijan-Poland business forum held in Warsaw Azerbaijan-Poland business forum has been held in Warsaw. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda attended the event. The heads of state made speeches http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Poland_business_forum_held_in_Warsaw-1073868 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:00:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier monument in Warsaw. A guard of honor was arranged for the Azerbaijani President in front of the monument http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_visited_the_Tomb_of_the_Unknown_Soldier_in_Warsaw-1073834 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:43:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Polish presidents made press statements Following the ceremony of signing documents, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda have made statements for the press http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Polish_presidents_made_press_statements-1073827 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:15:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Poland signed documents After the expanded meeting, a ceremony of signing documents has been held with participation of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Poland_signed_documents-1073844 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:08:00 +0500 Ali Larijani hails Iran-Azerbaijan relations Speaker of Iran`s Islamic Consultative Assembly, the parliament, Ali Larijani has hailed his country`s relations with Azerbaijan as he met with chairman of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov on the sidelines of the 2nd Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ali_Larijani_hails_Iran_Azerbaijan_relations-1073832 POLITICS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:01:00 +0500 Milli Majlis chairman: Azerbaijan and Czech Republic are friendly and partner countries Chairman of the Milli Majlis, Azerbaijan`s parliament, Ogtay Asadov has hailed his country`s relations with the Czech Republic. “Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic are friendly and partner countries,” said Asadov as he met with chairman of the Chamber of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Milli_Majlis_chairman_Azerbaijan_and_Czech_Republic_are_friendly_and_partner_countries-1073817 POLITICS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:01:00 +0500 5 would-be suicide bombers held in southern Turkey Five suspected would-be suicide bombers have been arrested in southern Hatay province, according to regional governor’s office, Anadolu Agency reports http://azertag.az/en/xeber/5_would_be_suicide_bombers_held_in_southern_Turkey-1073812 WORLD Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:52:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Russia discuss ways of developing inter-parliamentary cooperation Chairman of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov has met with chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin to discuss how to develop cooperation between the two countries` legislative bodies. They met on the sidelines of the 2nd Meeting of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Russia_discuss_ways_of_developing_inter_parliamentary_cooperation-1073803 POLITICS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:45:00 +0500 Ogtay Asadov: Concerted efforts of parliaments of Eurasian countries may bring about solution to regional problems Chairman of Azerbaijan`s parliament Ogtay Asadov has expressed his confidence that concerted efforts of parliaments of Eurasian countries may bring about solution to regional problems, including the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ogtay_Asadov_Concerted_efforts_of_parliaments_of_Eurasian_countries_may_bring_about_solution_to_regional_problems-1073799 POLITICS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:34:00 +0500 Presidents of Azerbaijan and Poland met in expanded format UPDATED President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda have held an expanded meeting joined by their delegations http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Presidents_of_Azerbaijan_and_Poland_met_in_expanded_format_UPDATED-1073800 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:06:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Polish presidents held one-on-one meeting UPDATED After the official welcome ceremony, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda have held a one-on-one meeting http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Polish_presidents_held_one_on_one_meeting_UPDATED-1073788 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:37:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 158 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire from large-caliber machine guns and 60-mm mortars (3 shells) a total of 158 times throughout the day," http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_158_times-1073784 POLITICS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:31:00 +0500 Official welcome ceremony was held for President Ilham Aliyev in Warsaw An official welcome ceremony has been held for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Warsaw. President Ilham Aliyev arrived at the Presidential Palace http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Official_welcome_ceremony_was_held_for_President_Ilham_Aliyev_in_Warsaw-1073787 OFFICIAL NEWS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:28:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Poland for official visit President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in the Republic of Poland for an official visit. A guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at the Okecie Military Airport decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Poland http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_Poland_for_official_visit-1073740 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:00:00 +0500 Military bands to perform on occasion of Day of Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Baku The military bands will perform on the occasion of the Day of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Baku on June 26, the Azerbaijani defense ministry said. The performances will be held from 17:00 to 19:00 (UTC+4) in the Seaside National Park (in front of fountains in the Azadlig http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Military_bands_to_perform_on_occasion_of_Day_of_Azerbaijani_Armed_Forces_in_Baku-1073706 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:23:00 +0500 Sankt Petersburg TV Channel to broadcast series programs about Azerbaijan Sankt Petersburg TV Channel has started to broadcast series programs about Azerbaijan. The program highlights Azerbaijan`s history, ancient traditions, culture http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sankt_Petersburg_TV_Channel_to_broadcast_series_programs_about_Azerbaijan-1073702 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:16:00 +0500 Taekwondo master-class held in Baku A taekwondo master-class was held in the park of Heydar Aliyev Center. Approximately 150 children, teenager and young sportsmen has participated in the event. The trainer is European champion http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Taekwondo_master_class_held_in_Baku-1073699 SPORTS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:51:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Film Festival wraps up in Italy The Azerbaijani Film Festival has wrapped up in Italy. The event was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Ministry of Couture and Tourism, Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Italy http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Film_Festival_wraps_up_in_Italy-1073696 CULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:37:00 +0500 PACE`s summer plenary session kicks off Europe and migration is one of the central themes of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) Summer plenary session, that started today in Strasbourg. Chairman of the Azerbaijan Parliament`s Standing Committee on International and Inter-Parliamentary Relations Samad Seyidov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/PACEs_summer_plenary_session_kicks_off-1073692 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:10:00 +0500 Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon: Korea supports further deepening cooperation with Azerbaijan Korea supports further deepening cooperation with Azerbaijan in various fields of economy, said Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon as he met Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov. The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of the Azerbaijani delegation`s visit to http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Prime_Minister_Lee_Nak_yeon_Korea_supports_further_deepening_cooperation_with_Azerbaijan-1073687 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:43:00 +0500 Shaki is ready for 8th Silk Way International Music Festival The 8th Silk Way International Music Festival will be held in Azerbaijan`s Sheki district from June 27-July 1. Well-known music bands around 10 countries will participate in the 8th Shaki Silk Way International Music Festival http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shaki_is_ready_for_8th_Silk_Way_International_Music_Festival-1073685 REGIONS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:29:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Eyvazov to perform in international opera festival in Italy Azerbaijan`s tenor Yusif Eyvazov returns Arena di Verona Opera Festival with the performance at Giuseppe Verdi’s “Aida”. Yusif Eyvazov grew up in Baku, Azerbaijan, and received his musical education at the Baku Academy of Music. In 1997, he moved http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Eyvazov_to_perform_in_international_opera_festival_in_Italy-1073684 CULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:26:00 +0500 Discussions on popularization of Turkic culture held in Italy President of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met ambassador of Turkey to Italy Murat Salim Esenli. Gunay Afandiyeva highlighted the aims of the Foundation. She added the Foundation was established with the initiative of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Discussions_on_popularization_of_Turkic_culture_held_in_Italy-1073676 CULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:23:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Korea discuss expansion of cooperation An Azerbaijani delegation led by Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov has met his Korean counterpart Chung Sye-kyun. Chung Sye-kyun stressed the importance of reciprocal visits in terms of development of bilateral relations between the two http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Korea_discuss_expansion_of_cooperation-1073690 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:53:00 +0500 Eid al-Fitr prayer performed in Azerbaijan The Eid al-Fitr prayer (End of Ramadan) was performed at 08:00 am in Ajdarbey mosque and in Tazapir mosque in Azerbaijan. Chairman of Caucasus Muslims Board Allahshukur Pashazadeh joined the prayer in Tezepir mosque http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Eid_al_Fitr_prayer_performed_in_Azerbaijan-1073663 SOCIETY Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:47:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 155 times Armenia’s armed forces have 155 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_155_times-1073664 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:43:00 +0500 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix successfully ended President Ilham Aliyev watched Opening Ceremony and final race The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix has successfully wrapped up in Baku. Azerbaijan has excellently hosted another major international sporting event. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and family members watched http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Formula_1_Azerbaijan_Grand_Prix_successfully_ended_President_Ilham_Aliyev_watched_Opening_Ceremony_and_final_race-1073642 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:15:00 +0500 Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix President Ilham Aliyev presented the cup to the winner Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo emerged a shock winner in a remarkably chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, punctuated by a huge flare-up in the rivalry between title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, according to motorsport.com http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Red_Bull_Racing_039s_Daniel_Ricciardo_wins_Azerbaijan_Grand_Prix_President_Ilham_Aliyev_presented_the_cup_to_the_winner-1073639 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:25:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received Russian deputy prime minister President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak. Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak highlighted huge global interest in Formula 1, saying Azerbaijan Grand Prix was excellently organized http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_Russian_deputy_prime_minister-1073618 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:20:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President and Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank Andrey Kostin. The global importance of Formula 1 was hailed at the meeting, and they emphasized the excellent organization http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_President_and_Chairman_of_VTB_Bank_Management_Board-1073614 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:13:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received Formula One executives President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Chairman and Chief Executive of Formula One Chase Carey, Formula One Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Formula One Managing Director for Commercial Operations Sean Bratches http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_Formula_One_executives-1073604 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:53:00 +0500 Her Excellency Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, President of the Republic of Croatia Dear Ms President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and your people on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Croatia – Statehood Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Her_Excellency_Ms_Kolinda_Grabar_Kitarovic_President_of_the_Republic_of_Croatia-1073594 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 16:15:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev opened new road in Baku President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of a new road running parallel to Yusif Safarov Street in Baku. The three-lane road provides direct access to the city center through the Heydar Aliyev Avenue, Kovkab Safaraliyeva and Dilara http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_opened_new_road_in_Baku-1073588 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:27:00 +0500 Gabala FC sign French midfielder Azerbaijani football club Gabala have announced the signing of French Steeven Joseph-Monrose on a two-year contract. The 27-year-old midfielder has played for French clubs AS Bondy, RC Lens and LB Châteauroux, and Belgian Kortrijk and Genk. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Gabala_FC_sign_French_midfielder-1073581 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:35:00 +0500 His Excellency Mr Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and your people on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Mozambique – Independence Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Filipe_Jacinto_Nyusi_President_of_the_Republic_of_Mozambique-1073580 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:33:00 +0500 Azerbaijani boxer wins silver at European championships Azerbaijani boxer Kamran Shahsuvarli (75kg) has won silver at the European championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine. He was beaten by Ukrainian Alexander Khizhnyak in the gold medal bout. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_boxer_wins_silver_at_European_championships-1073578 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:42:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 148 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire from 82-mm mortars (10 shells) a total of 148 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_148_times-1073576 POLITICS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:10:00 +0500 Lewis Hamilton has done the fastest lap at Baku ever The second racing day at Baku City Circuit was the day of crashes, records and top performers. From the very first Formula 1 session in the morning to the night concert of The Black Eyed Peas and Nicole Scherzinger 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix was http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lewis_Hamilton_has_done_the_fastest_lap_at_Baku_ever-1073573 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:52:00 +0500 Over 125 killed, 200 injured in oil tanker fire in Pakistan An oil tanker caught fire minutes after it overturned as its tyres burst near Bahawalpur in Punjab, Pakistan, leaving at least 127 people dead at 6am Sunday morning, according to Pakistani The Express Tribune daily newspaper. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Over_125_killed_200_injured_in_oil_tanker_fire_in_Pakistan-1073569 WORLD Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:31:00 +0500 Erdoğan says he is well after suffering health problem during Eid prayers Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said he is in a good condition after suffering a “minor health problem” during prayers marking Eid al-Fitr early on June 25, Hürriyet reports. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Erdogan_says_he_is_well_after_suffering_health_problem_during_Eid_prayers-1073568 WORLD Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received editor-in-chief of Russian “Zavtra” newspaper President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received editor-in-chief of the Russian “Zavtra” newspaper, writer Alexander Prokhanov. Alexander Prokhanov recalled his meeting with national leader Heydar Aliyev, saying their talks were always http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_editor_in_chief_of_Russian_Zavtra_newspaper-1073564 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:09:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FC Qarabag sign Ukrainian goalkeeper Azerbaijan's football club Qarabag have signed a two-year contract with Ukrainian goalkeeper Anton Kanibolotskiy. Kanibolotskiy previously played for Ukrainian FC Shakhtar Donetsk http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FC_Qarabag_sign_Ukrainian_goalkeeper-1073542 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:36:00 +0500 Astana hosts 3rd meeting of TurkPA Commission on Environment and Natural Resources The third meeting of the TurkPA Commission on Environment and Natural Resources hosted by the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan took place on 22 June in Astana. Main item of agenda the third meeting was “Development http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Astana_hosts_3rd_meeting_of_TurkPA_Commission_on_Environment_and_Natural_Resources-1073541 SOCIETY Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:35:00 +0500 His Excellency Mr Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti Dear Mr President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic Djibouti - Independence Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Ismail_Omar_Guelleh_President_of_the_Republic_of_Djibouti-1073535 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:15:00 +0500 His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia Dear Mr. President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and your people on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Slovenia – Statehood Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Borut_Pahor_President_of_the_Republic_of_Slovenia-1073530 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:00:00 +0500 Baku pace shows Red Bull development working – Horner Red Bull boss Christian Horner says that Max Verstappen's strong Friday form in Baku proves that the team's development programme is paying dividends, according to motorsport.com. Tracks with long straights like Baku are always a concern for the team http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_pace_shows_Red_Bull_development_working___Horner-1073519 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:37:00 +0500 Bottas leads FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit trouble Valtteri Bottas edged out Kimi Raikkonen to lead the way in final free practice for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix at Baku. The Finn clocked a 1m42.742s on the supersoft Pirelli tyres to finish 0.095 seconds clear of Ferrari's Raikkonen http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bottas_leads_FP3_as_Vettel_Verstappen_hit_trouble-1073518 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:31:00 +0500 His Excellency Mr Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dear Mr. President, We are deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties and injuries as a result of explosions caused in your country. We are outraged by those heinous attacks, and consider it essential to conduct http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Mamnoon_Hussain_President_of_the_Islamic_Republic_of_Pakistan-1073512 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 19:03:00 +0500 Massa says Williams "in the fight" despite P11 Felipe Massa is upbeat about the form of Williams in Baku despite finishing FP2 in 11th place after he was hampered by traffic and yellow flags on new tyres, according to Motorsport http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Massa_says_Williams__quotin_the_fight_quot_despite_P11-1073474 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:25:00 +0500 Russia continues delivering modern military equipment to Azerbaijan A planned delivery of the latest Russian military equipment to Azerbaijan has been carried out in accordance with the intergovernmental agreement and within the framework of successfully developing military-technical cooperation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russia_continues_delivering_modern_military_equipment_to_Azerbaijan-1073470 POLITICS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:17:00 +0500 Verstappen hails best Friday of 2017 despite "weird" crash Max Verstappen hailed Friday practice for Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Red Bull's best session of the year despite crashing late on, according to Motorsport. The Dutchman topped the two sessions, with teammate Daniel Ricciardo in the top three in both, but ended up in the barriers http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Verstappen_hails_best_Friday_of_2017_despite__quotweird_quot_crash-1073468 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:08:00 +0500 Alonso up to 40-place grid penalty in Baku McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso is now up to a 40-place grid penalty for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as the result of engine changes made this weekend. The Spaniard had arrived in Baku well aware that he was taking a penalty as the result of the introduction of an upgraded http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Alonso_up_to_40_place_grid_penalty_in_Baku-1073466 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:58:00 +0500 Max Verstappen beat all the opponents and crashed his car on the first day of Grand Prix The Red Bull Racing driver set the fastest time of both practice sessions while lots of cars hit the barriers on the action-packed day at Baku City Circuit. The first day of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix was full of surprises, crashes and emotions http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Max_Verstappen_beat_all_the_opponents_and_crashed_his_car_on_the_first_day_of_Grand_Prix-1073425 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:32:00 +0500 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in numbers Baku City Circuit – Fast Facts for the Fastest Track. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Grand_Prix_in_numbers-1073421 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:22:00 +0500 Ross Brown announced major changes in Formula 1 for 2021 Managing Director of the world championship promised to help new teams and explained how the technical regulations are changing. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ross_Brown_announced_major_changes_in_Formula_1_for_2021-1073417 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:12:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received President of Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received former member of the National Assembly of the French Republic, President of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France Jean-Francois Mancel http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_President_of_Association_of_Friends_of_Azerbaijan_in_France_VIDEO-1073411 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:03:00 +0500