AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:44:48 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry: International conference in the occupied territories is yet another provocation of Armenia Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denounced Armenia`s plans to organize an international conference in Yerevan and the occupied territories of Azerbaijan as yet another provocation. Spokesman of the ministry Hikmat Hajiyev said Armenia plans to hold http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Foreign_Ministry_International_conference_in_the_occupied_territories_is_yet_another_provocation_of_Armenia-1055124 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:46:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Croatian foreign ministries hold political consultations The Azerbaijani and Croatian foreign ministries have conducted political consultations. Deputy foreign minister Khalaf Khalafov and Assistant Minister for European Affairs Gordan Bakota led the Azerbaijani and Croatian delegations at the negotiations. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Croatian_foreign_ministries_hold_political_consultations-1055123 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:08:00 +0500 Baku 2017: Gymnasts to represent Azerbaijan are identified Baku intensively prepares to host 20 sports competitions at 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. Program of the Games for the first time includes gymnastics which is very important for both the world and the Muslim countries. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2017_Gymnasts_to_represent_Azerbaijan_are_identified-1055120 SPORTS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:52:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss prospects for military cooperation Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has today met with a delegation led by Commander of the Turkish Gendarmerie Forces, Army General Yasar Guler. Minister Hasanov stressed that the military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Turkey_discuss_prospects_for_military_cooperation-1055114 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:35:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry: Chernobyl nuclear disaster is one of most terrible disasters in history of mankind “On 8 December 2016 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution A/RES/71/125, designating 26 April as International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day. The 26 April 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster is one of the most terrible disasters in the history http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Foreign_Ministry_Chernobyl_nuclear_disaster_is_one_of_most_terrible_disasters_in_history_of_mankind-1055105 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:08:00 +0500 SOFAZ’s investment opportunities in France discussed Investment opportunities of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) in France have been discussed as SOFAZ Executive Director Shahmar Movsumov met with a delegation led by Director of the Department of Continental Europe of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOFAZs_investment_opportunities_in_France_discussed-1055086 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:23:00 +0500 Azerbaijani diaspora members hold protest rally outside PACE building in Strasbourg Members of the Azerbaijani diaspora in Strasbourg have staged a rally outside the PACE building to protest the assembly's decision to reopen monitoring on Turkey. The protestors described the decision of PACE as the triumph of Islamophobic tendencies http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_diaspora_members_hold_protest_rally_outside_PACE_building_in_Strasbourg-1055079 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:12:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Czech Republic discuss ways of developing cooperation Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic have discussed ways of developing cooperation as a delegation of Azerbaijani parliamentarians visited Prague. Led by the parliamentary committee for agrarian policy Eldar Ibrahimov, the delegation included committee http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Czech_Republic_discuss_ways_of_developing_cooperation-1055069 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:40:00 +0500 Chairperson of State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs joins specialized Summit in Iran Chairperson of State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan Hijran Huseynova has participated in the Specialized Summit of the Women's Affairs’ Ministers from Islamic Countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairperson_of_State_Committee_for_Family_Women_and_Children_Affairs_joins_specialized_Summit_in_Iran-1055065 SOCIETY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:36:00 +0500 SOFAZ Executive Director re-elected to Supervisory Council of VTB Bank for next term Executive Director of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) Shahmar Movsumov has been re-elected as an independent member of the Supervisory Council of VTB Bank OJSC for the next term as an annual general meeting of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOFAZ_Executive_Director_re_elected_to_Supervisory_Council_of_VTB_Bank_for_next_term-1055064 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:36:00 +0500 OSCE monitoring on line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops ends without incident In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission has today conducted a monitoring on the line of contact of troops located in Azerbaijan`s Gazakh district. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_monitoring_on_line_of_contact_between_Azerbaijani_and_Armenian_troops_ends_without_incident-1055057 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:27:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss prospects of cooperation Chief of the State Border Service Elchin Guliyev has met with a delegation led by Commander of Turkey’s Gendarmerie Forces, Army General Yasar Guler. They praised development of relations between the two countries in various fields http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Turkey_discuss_prospects_of_cooperation-1055051 SOCIETY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:10:00 +0500 Journey from the Caspian in Gabala The Baku 2017 Journey from the Caspian reached Gabala. This tour that including 15 regions of Azerbaijan will bring the spirit of a celebration of sports, as well as the feelings of solidarity and joy to the people http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_from_the_Caspian_in_Gabala-1055042 REGIONS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:54:00 +0500 Italy is important partner for Azerbaijan “Italy is an important partner for Azerbaijan,” said vice-rector of ADA University Fariz Ismayilzade in a forum marking 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Titled “Dialogue Forum Italy Azerbaijan”, the event brought together officials http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italy_is_important_partner_for_Azerbaijan-1055036 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:37:00 +0500 Baku hosts workshop on accession of Azerbaijan to World Trade Organization A workshop on the topic of “Accession of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the World Trade Organization” has been co-organized by the Islamic Development Bank and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Baku http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_workshop_on_accession_of_Azerbaijan_to_World_Trade_Organization-1055032 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:23:00 +0500 Counsellor of Ministry of Finland informed about Azerbaijan`s multicultural traditions An Azerbaijani delegation led by State Adviser on Multinational, Multicultural and Religious Affairs, Academician Kamal Abdulla has met Zabrina Holmström, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs at the Ministry of Education and Culture and Secretary-General of the Finnish National http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Counsellor_of_Ministry_of_Finland_informed_about_Azerbaijans_multicultural_traditions-1055031 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:21:00 +0500 ‘Ukraine and Azerbaijan are key elements of Trans-Caspian transport route’ Ukraine and Azerbaijan are the key elements of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, said Ukraine’s Deputy Infrastructure Minister for European Integration Viktor Dovhan, who attended the 16th Caspian International Exhibition http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ukraine_and_Azerbaijan_are_key_elements_of_Trans_Caspian_transport_route-1055025 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:18:00 +0500 Deputy prime minister: Azerbaijan's economy has grown 3.5 times in last 10-12 years Azerbaijan's economy has grown 3.5 times over the past 10-12 years, said Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov. He noted that Azerbaijan has achieved the highest economic indicators in the world. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_prime_minister_Azerbaijan_039s_economy_has_grown_35_times_in_last_10_12_years-1055028 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:16:00 +0500 Saudi Minister Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih: We will encourage big enterprises like SAAB and Maaden to come and invest in Azerbaijan 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 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Saudi_Minister_Khalid_Abdulaziz_Al_Falih_We_will_encourage_big_enterprises_like_SAAB_and_Maaden_to_come_and_invest_in_Azerbaijan-1055018 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:03:00 +0500 “There are broad prospects for Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia cooperation” “There are broad prospects for Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia cooperation,” said Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade as he met with Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/There_are_broad_prospects_for_Azerbaijan_Saudi_Arabia_cooperation-1054996 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:34:00 +0500 Azerbaijan freestyle wrestling team name squad for European Championships The Azerbaijan national freestyle wrestling team have named a squad for the European Championships to be held in Novi Sad, Serbia from May 2-7. The team includes Giorgi Edisherashvili (57kg), Ahmadnabi Gvarzatilov (61kg), Gitinomagomed Hajiyev (65kg), Ruslan Dibirhajiyev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_freestyle_wrestling_team_name_squad_for_European_Championships-1054988 SPORTS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:19:00 +0500 “All mechanisms to combat corruption exist in Azerbaijan” “There are mechanisms in Azerbaijan to combat corruption, and this process continues,” said Fuad Alasgarov, head of the Department for Work with Law Enforcement Bodies of the Presidential Administration, as he addressed “Anti-corruption management system” conference in Baku http://azertag.az/en/xeber/All_mechanisms_to_combat_corruption_exist_in_Azerbaijan-1054984 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:06:00 +0500 President of Botaş International Limited visits BHOS President of Botaş International Limited company (BIL) Erdogan Tozan and Finance and Administration Director of the company Ahmet Akin have visited Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) to meet with Rector Elmar Gasimov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Botas_International_Limited_visits_BHOS-1054970 SCIENCE AND EDUCATION Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:34:00 +0500 Azerbaijan women’s 3x3 basketball team name squad for Baku 2017 The Azerbaijan women’s national 3x3 basketball team have named a squad for the Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games. The team includes Dina Ulyanova, Tatyana Deniskina, Abigail Mollenhauer and Marcedes Walker. Azerbaijan are pitted against Turkey, Algeria, Mali and Afghanistan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_womens_3x3_basketball_team_name_squad_for_Baku_2017-1054964 SPORTS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:19:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Russian military specialists hold working meeting Azerbaijani and Russian military specialists have held a working meeting on chemical, biological and radiological defense at the Military Academy of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces. The meeting took place in accordance with the plan of bilateral cooperation for http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Russian_military_specialists_hold_working_meeting-1054895 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:37:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, World Bank hail cooperation Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the State Committee for Refugee and IDPs Affairs Ali Hasanov has met with a delegation led by Country Manager for the World Bank Azerbaijan Office Naveed Hassan Naqvi to discuss prospects for cooperation http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_World_Bank_hail_cooperation-1054874 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:42:00 +0500 Azerbaijani and French military experts hold cybersecurity workshop Baku hosts cybersecurity workshop organized by the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of France, under the bilateral cooperation plan for 2017. The meeting highlights the importance of strengthening of cybersecurity in public http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_and_French_military_experts_hold_cybersecurity_workshop-1054868 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:16:00 +0500 Lithuanian Seimas adopts appeal on Khojaly Genocide A group of members of the Lithuanian Seimas have adopted an appeal on the Khojaly Genocide. The document regards the Nagorno Karabakh conflict as one of the most tragic conflicts of the twentieth century that affected the destiny of millions of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lithuanian_Seimas_adopts_appeal_on_Khojaly_Genocide-1054861 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:01:00 +0500 Azeri Light crude sells for $54.01 The price of oil changed in the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $0.27 to stand at $49.35. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5401-1054845 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:22:00 +0500 Group of Azerbaijani peacekeepers return home from Afghanistan A group of 54 Azerbaijani soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan serving within the NATO-led "Resolute Support" mission launched in Afghanistan in January 2015 returned to Baku on a rotating basis http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Group_of_Azerbaijani_peacekeepers_return_home_from_Afghanistan-1054832 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:47:00 +0500 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 130 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 130 times throughout the day, using 60-millimeter mortars, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. Armenian armed forces, located on Paravakar, Azatamut http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_130_times_throughout_the_day-1054829 POLITICS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:39:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, France hold political consultations The political consultations have been held between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and France. The meeting was joined by Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov and Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_France_hold_political_consultations-1054800 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:31:00 +0500 Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces attends international defense exhibition in Croatia Azerbaijan`s First Deputy Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Najmeddin Sadikov has taken part in the 4th Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace Exhibition, which took place in Split, Croatia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chief_of_General_Staff_of_Azerbaijani_Armed_Forces_attends_international_defense_exhibition_in_Croatia-1054789 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:56:00 +0500 Russia delivers new batch of modern weapons and military equipment to Azerbaijan VIDEO According to an agreement on military-technical cooperation signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, another batch of ammunition and modern military equipment for various purposes was delivered to Azerbaijan. According to the Ministry of Defense http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russia_delivers_new_batch_of_modern_weapons_and_military_equipment_to_Azerbaijan_VIDEO-1054787 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:32:00 +0500 Florence Mangin: Azerbaijan, France enjoy high level political dialogue “Azerbaijan and France enjoy high level political dialogue,” said Director of the Department of Continental Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic Florence Mangin as she met with Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Florence_Mangin_Azerbaijan_France_enjoy_high_level_political_dialogue-1054769 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:55:00 +0500 “1.7 million jobs have been created in Azerbaijan over 13 years” President of Azerbaijan`s National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations Mammad Musayev has said that 1.7 million jobs have been created in the country over the past 13 years. “Of them, 1.3 million are permanent jobs,” he said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/17_million_jobs_have_been_created_in_Azerbaijan_over_13_years-1054768 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:43:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, European Union discuss negotiation process on partnership agreement Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia and OSCE of the European External Action Service Luc Devigne. The sides discussed the current state and prospects of cooperation between http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_European_Union_discuss_negotiation_process_on_partnership_agreement-1054761 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:28:00 +0500 His Excellency Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands Your Excellency, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I wholeheartedly congratulate you and your people on the occasion of the public holiday of the Netherlands – King's Day. On this joyful day, I am pleased to extend http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Willem_Alexander_King_of_the_Netherlands-1054754 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:09:00 +0500 Journey from the Caspian reaches Gakh Another destination of the Water Journey from the Caspian within Baku 2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games is Gakh region. The water journey started from Ram-rama waterfalls in ancient Ilisu village in Gakh region which is one of wonderful places in the country http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_from_the_Caspian_reaches_Gakh-1054747 REGIONS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:48:00 +0500 His Excellency Mr Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the South African Republic Dear Mr President, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my most sincere congratulations to you and your people on the occasion of the public holiday of the South African Republic – Freedom Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Jacob_Gedleyihlekisa_Zuma_President_of_the_South_African_Republic-1054742 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:33:00 +0500 Commander of Turkish Gendarmerie Forces pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs Commander of the Turkish Gendarmerie Forces Yasar Guler has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. Yasar Guler then visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Commander_of_Turkish_Gendarmerie_Forces_pays_respect_to_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_and_Azerbaijani_martyrs-1054732 SOCIETY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:16:00 +0500 EU Reporter portal highlights introduction of Azerbaijani ambassador as candidate for post of UNESCO chief EU Reporter portal has posted an article highlighting the introduction of Azerbaijani ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloghlu as a candidate for the post of UNESCO Director-General in Paris http://azertag.az/en/xeber/EU_Reporter_portal_highlights_introduction_of_Azerbaijani_ambassador_as_candidate_for_post_of_UNESCO_chief-1054722 CULTURE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:09:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia discuss energy cooperation prospects Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia have discussed prospects for energy cooperation as Energy Minister Natig Aliyev met with Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Saudi_Arabia_discuss_energy_cooperation_prospects-1054702 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:38:00 +0500 Delegation of Defense Ministry attends international security conference in Moscow A delegation led by deputy Defense Minister Karim Valiyev is attending the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security. Attended by representatives from 78 countries, the conference addresses problems of global and regional security. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Delegation_of_Defense_Ministry_attends_international_security_conference_in_Moscow-1054697 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:35:00 +0500 Azerbaijan to host Northern Ireland at Tofig Bahramov Stadium The Azerbaijan national football team will host Northern Ireland at Tofig Bahramov Stadium in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. The match will be held on June 10 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_host_Northern_Ireland_at_Tofig_Bahramov_Stadium-1054679 SPORTS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:01:00 +0500 Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict to be discussed in Moscow Moscow will host a trilateral meeting of the Russian, Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers who will discuss the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict. The meeting will take place at the invitation of Russian FM Sergey Lavrov on http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_Azerbaijan_conflict_to_be_discussed_in_Moscow-1054642 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:41:00 +0500 OSCE to hold monitoring on contact line of troops In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission will hold a monitoring on the contact line of troops of Azerbaijan`s Gazakh district on April 27. According to Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry, on the Azerbaijani side, the monitoring http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_to_hold_monitoring_on_contact_line_of_troops-1054625 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:00 +0500 MiG-31 interceptor jet crashes in Russia A MiG-31 interceptor jet crashed near the Telemba proving ground in Buryatia during a training flight on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said, TASS reports. Both pilots reportedly ejected themselves. "A MiG-31 interceptor jet of the Eastern Military District crashed during a training http://azertag.az/en/xeber/MiG_31_interceptor_jet_crashes_in_Russia-1054621 WORLD Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0500 Road & Traffic 2017 exhibition kicks off in Baku VIDEO The 7th Caspian International Road Infrastructure and Public Transport Exhibition Road & Traffic 2017 has opened in Baku. Addressing the opening ceremony, Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade said that thanks http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Road__amp_Traffic_2017_exhibition_kicks_off_in_Baku_VIDEO-1054601 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:47:00 +0500 Azerbaijani triathlete soars in ITU world rankings Azerbaijani athlete Rostislav Pevtsov has jumped up two spots to rank 16th in the world rankings of the International Triathlon Union (ITU). He now has 2958,29 points http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_triathlete_soars_in_ITU_world_rankings-1054568 SPORTS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:41:00 +0500 SOCAR President attends inauguration ceremony of gas terminal and power plant in Malta A delegation led by SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev has attended the opening ceremony of the gas terminal and power plant built by ElectroGas Malta, partially owned by SOCAR Trading, in the city of Marsaxlokk, Malta http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_President_attends_inauguration_ceremony_of_gas_terminal_and_power_plant_in_Malta-1054553 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:05:00 +0500 Bernie Ecclestone tips Lewis Hamilton to beat Sebastian Vettel Bernie Ecclestone has said that he thinks Lewis Hamilton is still the clear favourite to win the 2017 world championship, according to That is despite the fact that his friend and regular former backgammon partner Sebastian Vettel is actually leading the drivers' title http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bernie_Ecclestone_tips_Lewis_Hamilton_to_beat_Sebastian_Vettel-1054549 SPORTS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:59:00 +0500 Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits Institute of Asian and African Studies at MSU Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, chairperson of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AMOR) Leyla Aliyeva has visited the Institute of Asian and African Studies (IAAS) at Lomonosov Moscow State University. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Vice_President_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Leyla_Aliyeva_visits_Institute_of_Asian_and_African_Studies_at_MSU-1054548 SCIENCE AND EDUCATION Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:58:00 +0500 Bishkek to host 27th session of CIS Healthcare Cooperation Council The session of the Healthcare Cooperation Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States will be held in Bishkek on April 28. The cooperation of the CIS countries in emergency relief operations to ensure the sanitary-epidemiological welfare of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bishkek_to_host_27th_session_of_CIS_Healthcare_Cooperation_Council-1054545 SOCIETY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:56:00 +0500 Head of Azerbaijani Delegation: PACE decision on Turkey serves interests of forces seeking deepening of crisis within the assembly Head of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Samad Seyidov has criticized PACE`s recent decision to reopen a political monitoring process against Turkey. Speaking at the assembly`s session discussing a http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Head_of_Azerbaijani_Delegation_PACE_decision_on_Turkey_serves_interests_of_forces_seeking_deepening_of_crisis_within_the_assembly-1054538 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:50:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received delegation led by Saudi Arabian minister of energy, industry and mineral resources VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Khalid Abdulaziz Al-Falih http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_delegation_led_by_Saudi_Arabian_minister_of_energy_industry_and_mineral_resources_VIDEO-1054542 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:49:00 +0500 Azerbaijan to export Naftalan ointment to Kazakhstan Azerbaijani AB Farma company, which produces Naftalan ointment, has reached an agreement to export its products to Kazakhstan as an Azerbaijani export mission consisting of 19 companies met with their Kazakh counterparts in Astana http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_export_Naftalan_ointment_to_Kazakhstan-1054527 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0500 Azeri Light crude sells for $53.41 The price of oil changed in the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $0.04 to stand at $49.52. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Futures) rose $0.01 to trade at $52.09 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5341-1054526 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:19:00 +0500 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 128 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 128 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. Armenian armed forces, located on Paravakar, Berkaber villages in Ijevan region, in nameless hills of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_128_times_throughout_the_day-1054524 POLITICS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:17:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev viewed world`s first industrially drilled oil well in Bibiheybat after reconstruction VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today viewed the newly reconstructed well in SOCAR's Bibiheybat field, the world`s first industrially drilled oil well. President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_viewed_worlds_first_industrially_drilled_oil_well_in_Bibiheybat_after_reconstruction_VIDEO-1054514 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:45:00 +0500