AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:23:10 +0400 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Iran exports 24m barrels of gas condensate in January Iran exported 24 million barrels of gas condensate to European and Asian destinations in January, Shana reported on Saturday, according to Tehran Times. Asian countries have always been top buyers of Iranian gas condensate but recently Europe too has joined http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_exports_24m_barrels_of_gas_condensate_in_January-1039050 WORLD Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:41:00 +0400 Iran launches major naval exercises in Northern Indian Ocean Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, according to Presstv.ir. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced the beginning http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_launches_major_naval_exercises_in_Northern_Indian_Ocean-1039035 WORLD Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:01:00 +0400 Armenia violates conditions agreed for removal of martyred soldiers’ bodies Through the mediation of the OSCE and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives, it was planned to take appropriate measures at 12:00 on February 26 in order to remove bodies of Azerbaijani servicemen Abdullayev Agshin Ismayil oglu, Nazarov Shahlar Yashar oglu http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_violates_conditions_agreed_for_removal_of_martyred_soldiers_bodies-1039031 POLITICS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:49:00 +0400 Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017 Nokia's 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut, according to BBC. Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Nokia_3310_mobile_phone_resurrected_at_MWC_2017-1039020 WORLD Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:41:00 +0400 Afghan ambassador to Azerbaijan pays tribute to Khojaly victims Afghan ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohammad Taqi Khalili has paid tribute to victims of Khojaly genocide. In his message on the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide, ambassador Khalili said: “In moments of reluctance, and in shame, and sometimes moved http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Afghan_ambassador_to_Azerbaijan_pays_tribute_to_Khojaly_victims-1039021 POLITICS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:32:00 +0400 Armenian armed forces continue provocations on frontline Armenian Armed Forces continue to take action in order to escalate the situation along the entire frontline, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The Armenian side has once again tried to carry out provocation in the direction http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_forces_continue_provocations_on_frontline-1039007 POLITICS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:13:00 +0400 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 129 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 129 times throughout the day using 60 and 82-millimeter mortars (a total of 9 shells) and large-caliber machine guns, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The Armenian armed forces, stationed in Armenia`s Shavarshavan, Voskevan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_129_times_throughout_the_day-1039002 POLITICS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:06:00 +0400 Oil prices rise on world markets Oil prices have again risen in the world markets . On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil increased $0.31 to stand at $54.30. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Futures) rose http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_rise_on_world_markets-1038987 ECONOMY Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:43:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s first Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva interviewed by Rossiya 1 channel Azerbaijan`s first Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva has been interviewed by Rossiya 1 television channel. The interview was featured in weekly “Vesti nedeli” program. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_first_Vice_President_Mehriban_Aliyeva_interviewed_by_Rossiya_1_channel-1038955 POLITICS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:36:00 +0400 Endless Corridor film screened in BakuVice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends the screening The “Endless Corridor” film was has been screened at Nizami cinema center on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. Prior to the screening vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva viewed an exhibition of photos reflecting http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Endless_Corridor_film_screened_in_BakuVice_president_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Leyla_Aliyeva_attends_the_screening-1038936 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:48:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met with President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi as part of his official visit to the State of Qatar. They discussed prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and Qatar Petroleum http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_President_and_CEO_of_Qatar_Petroleum-1038934 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:13:00 +0400 Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan: We demand justice for Khojaly from international community Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral has expressed his regret that although 25 years passed since Khojaly genocide, it has not received the condemnation and recognition it deserves. “We demand Justice for Khojaly from the world community,” said the ambassador as he visited Khojaly memorial http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_ambassador_to_Azerbaijan_We_demand_justice_for_Khojaly_from_international_community-1038932 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:10:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met with chairman of Al Faisal Holding and Qatari Businessmen Association in Doha President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chairman of Al Faisal Holding and the Qatari Businessmen Association Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani in Doha. The importance of the Azerbaijani President`s visit to Qatar in terms of the expansion http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_chairman_of_Al_Faisal_Holding_and_Qatari_Businessmen_Association_in_Doha-1038930 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:15:00 +0400 OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs express concern about escalation of violence on line of contact between Armenia and Azerbaijan The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors Igor Popov of Russia, Stephane Visconti of France and Richard Hoagland of the United States of America, have released a statement expressing their concern over the escalation of violence on the line of contact between Armenia and Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_Minsk_Group_Co_Chairs_express_concern_about_escalation_of_violence_on_line_of_contact_between_Armenia_and_Azerbaijan-1038919 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:31:00 +0400 The Jerusalem Post: 25 year after Khojaly genocide: the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice The Jerusalem Post newspaper has published an article commemorating the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. Headlined “25 year after Khojaly genocide: 'the unforgettable facts between denial and historical justice”, the article was authored by Said Musayev, a graduate of the University of Montesquieu http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Jerusalem_Post_25_year_after_Khojaly_genocide_the_unforgettable_facts_between_denial_and_historical_justice-1038910 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:44:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Qatar for official visit President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today arrived in the State of Qatar for an official visit. A ceremonial guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at Hamad International Airport in Doha, which was decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Qatar http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_Qatar_for_official_visit-1038911 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:41:00 +0400 6th Edition of Sharjah International Government Communication Forum to bring together top diplomats in UAE The Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) has announced that the sixth edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2017) will organise a special meeting with members of the diplomatic corps in the UAE on the sidelines of the two-day event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/6th_Edition_of_Sharjah_International_Government_Communication_Forum_to_bring_together_top_diplomats_in_UAE-1038902 WORLD Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:09:00 +0400 Exhibition dedicated to Khojaly victims opens in Berlin A landmark exhibition has opened at the Galerie Schultz – one of the most prestigious contemporary art galleries in Berlin – dedicated to the 613 civilian victims of the Khojaly Massacre. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Exhibition_dedicated_to_Khojaly_victims_opens_in_Berlin-1038898 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:35:00 +0400 Khojaly–25: 613 martyrs staring from photos Photos of 613 civilians who were murdered by the Armenian armed forces in the town of Khojaly were displayed on the side of a building in Baku as a nationwide march, which was joined by more than 40,000 people, commemorated the 25th anniversary of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_25_613_martyrs_staring_from_photos-1038885 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:05:00 +0400 Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Khojaly victims A moment of silence was observed for the victims of Khojaly genocide today at 17:00 local time across Azerbaijan. The traffic movement was halted for a minute, with the national flag lowered on all buildings. Tens of thousands of Baku residents have today visited http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_observes_moment_of_silence_for_Khojaly_victims-1038900 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:01:00 +0400 Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform concerned about escalation of violence on line of contact The Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform has said it is deeply concerned about the escalation of violence on the line of contact. “What is happening on the line of contact is yet another warning that the conflict should be immediately solved,” the platform said in a statement http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_Azerbaijan_Peace_Platform_concerned_about_escalation_of_violence_on_line_of_contact-1038865 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:34:00 +0400 More than 40,000 march through Baku to pay tribute to Khojaly victims More than 40,000 people have joined a nationwide march in Baku to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide, one of the most gruesome and tragic acts of genocide in recent history. The people who gathered in the Azadliq Square held placards such http://azertag.az/en/xeber/More_than_40000_march_through_Baku_to_pay_tribute_to_Khojaly_victims-1038863 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:27:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s SOCAR plans to open up to 10 gas modules in Ukraine SOCAR Energy Ukraine, a subsidiary of Azerbaijan` state oil firm SOCAR, plans to open 8-10 gas modules at its filling stations in Ukraine, the company`s retail network director Igor Orlov said in an interview with Delo portal, AZERTAC reports citing the OilNews http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_SOCAR_plans_to_open_up_to_10_gas_modules_in_Ukraine-1038844 ECONOMY Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:40:00 +0400 Head of Azerbaijani delegation to Euronest PA urges European Parliament to recognize Khojaly genocide Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to Euronest PA, MP Fuad Muradov has urged the newly-elected management of the European Parliament to recognize Khojaly genocide. In his appeal to the European Parliament, Muradov said Khojaly tragedy was recognized by parliaments of more than 10 countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Head_of_Azerbaijani_delegation_to_Euronest_PA_urges_European_Parliament_to_recognize_Khojaly_genocide-1038859 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:06:00 +0400 French expert: Status quo in Karabakh conflict is unacceptable Editing Director at France-based Center for the Analysis of Foreign Affairs (CAPE) Didier Chaudet has noted the unacceptability of the status quo in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The status quo is unacceptable for Azerbaijan and the situation cannot continue this way, he told a conference organized at the Cultural Center of Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Paris http://azertag.az/en/xeber/French_expert_Status_quo_in_Karabakh_conflict_is_unacceptable-1038830 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:55:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev phoned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a phone call to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on February 26. The head of state congratulated President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his birthday http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_phoned_Turkish_President_Recep_Tayyip_Erdogan-1038821 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:25:00 +0400 El Peruano newspaper publishes article on Khojaly genocide Peru-based El Peruano newspaper has published an article commemorating the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. Headlined “Azerbaijan remembers Khojaly victims”, the article is authored by Mehdi Mammadov, Azerbaijan's chargé d'affaires http://azertag.az/en/xeber/El_Peruano_newspaper_publishes_article_on_Khojaly_genocide-1038795 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:53:00 +0400 Iran invested $2.7bn in Azerbaijan’s economy so far “Iran has invested 2.7 billion US dollars in Azerbaijan`s economy so far,” Minister of Economy, co-chair of the Azerbaijan-Iran State Commission on Economic, Trade and Humanitarian Cooperation Shahin Mustafayev has told a press conference http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_invested_27bn_in_Azerbaijans_economy_so_far-1038791 ECONOMY Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:37:00 +0400 Dozens injured as car runs into New Orleans crowd New Orleans police say the number of people injured after a vehicle crashed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans has increased to 28 and a suspect is in custody, according to CBS News http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Dozens_injured_as_car_runs_into_New_Orleans_crowd-1038790 WORLD Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:36:00 +0400 Khojaly commemorative rally staged in London A rally to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide has been staged in London. The rally involved Azerbaijani and foreign students studying at British universities, who marched from the Trafalgar Square to http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_commemorative_rally_staged_in_London-1038786 DAYS OF SORROW Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:13:00 +0400 The News: The world must take an affirmative stance to force Armenia to be accountable for the Khojaly slayings Mexico-based “The News” newspaper has published an article commemorating the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. Authored by editor-in-chief of the newspaper Thérèse Margolis, the article is headlined “Remembering the Carnage” http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_News_The_world_must_take_an_affirmative_stance_to_force_Armenia_to_be_accountable_for_the_Khojaly_slayings-1038784 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:05:00 +0400 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 117 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 117 times throughout the day using 60mm mortars (15 shells), 82mm mortars (18 shells), and a D-44 gun (1 shell), Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_117_times_throughout_the_day-1038779 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:46:00 +0400 Khojaly genocide: Causes, consequences and international recognition In the late 1980s, with the help of their patrons in the near and far abroad, the Armenians again took advantage of the situation to realize their "Great Armenia" idea and laid territorial claims to the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. Each time territorial claims to Nagorno-Karabakh were put forward from the outside, incited http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_genocide_Causes_consequences_and_international_recognition-1038780 POLITICS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:10:00 +0400 Nationwide march to commemorate 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide held in Baku President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva joined the march  VIDEO A nationwide march is being held in Baku to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended the march. The nationwide march, which began from the Azadlyg Square in Khatai district http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Nationwide_march_to_commemorate_25th_anniversary_of_Khojaly_genocide_held_in_Baku_President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_First_Vice_President_Mehriban_Aliyeva_joined_the_march__VIDEO-1038770 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:45:00 +0400 The Daily Caller: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is anything but frozen American The Daily Caller has published an article headlined “The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is anything but frozen”. Written by Justin Amler, a noted writer and commentator on international issues with special emphases on the Middle East, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Daily_Caller_The_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict_is_anything_but_frozen-1038731 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:59:00 +0400 Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan grew 12.1 percent in 2016 A total of 2,248,000 foreigners visited Azerbaijan last year, a 12.1 percent growth against 2015, according to the State Statistical Committee. Official figures suggest that the majority of visitors were from neighboring countries, including 33.1 percent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Number_of_foreigners_visiting_Azerbaijan_grew_121_percent_in_2016-1038723 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:21:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry: Political and military provocations of Armenia aimed at deliberate escalation of situation “As stated by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on February 25 at midnight, the armed forces of Armenia made an attempt to penetrate into the positions of the armed forces of Azerbaijan with the aim of conducting large-scale provocation on the frontline and trying to seize advantageous positions in Khojavand-Fizuli http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Foreign_Ministry_Political_and_military_provocations_of_Armenia_aimed_at_deliberate_escalation_of_situation-1038721 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:16:00 +0400 AZERTAC, Azerbaijan-Ukraine International Alliance install Khojaly banner in Kiev center Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) and Azerbaijan-Ukraine International Alliance have installed a banner commemorating the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide in the Independence Square in the center of Kiev. The banner depicts “Mother`s Cry” statue with the Azerbaijani flag in the background http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZERTAC_Azerbaijan_Ukraine_International_Alliance_install_Khojaly_banner_in_Kiev_center-1038719 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:00:00 +0400 Azerbaijani armed forces destroy Armenian pillbox and drone VIDEO “A pillbox of the Armenian armed forces was destroyed and a drone was shot down as it attempted to fly over the positions of the Azerbaijani armed forces in the direction of the village of Tovuz,” Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said in a statement http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_armed_forces_destroy_Armenian_pillbox_and_drone_VIDEO-1038699 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:36:00 +0400 AFFA Secretary General meets President of Serbian Football Association Secretary General of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) Elkhan Mammadov has met with President of the Football Association of Serbia Slavisa Kokeza. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AFFA_Secretary_General_meets_President_of_Serbian_Football_Association-1038686 SPORTS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:09:00 +0400 Urmia-Gabala flight may be launched A direct flight may be launched between Gabala in Azerbaijan and Urmia, the capital of Western Azerbaijan Province, Iran, according to Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev. He noted that opening the flight will be considered given great tourism http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Urmia_Gabala_flight_may_be_launched-1038660 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:26:00 +0400 Khojaly commemorative rally staged outside European Commission headquarters A rally to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide has been staged outside the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. It was organized by the Centre of Cooperation of Turkic Speaking Countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_commemorative_rally_staged_outside_European_Commission_headquarters-1038643 DAYS OF SORROW Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:53:00 +0400 Khojaly genocide victims remembered in Nakhchivan An event has been held at the Memorial Complex in the National Flag Square in the city of Nakhchivan to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov put flowers at the memorial http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_genocide_victims_remembered_in_Nakhchivan-1038625 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:56:00 +0400 Azerbaijani handball referees to control Sloga Pozega v Lokomotiv Varna match Azerbaijani handball referees Ernest and Emil Agakishis brothers have been appointed to officiate a match between Serbian Sloga Pozega and Bulgarian Lokomotiv Varna in the round of 16 of the Challenge Cup. The match will be played in Pozega on February 25-26 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_handball_referees_to_control_Sloga_Pozega_v_Lokomotiv_Varna_match-1038609 SPORTS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:21:00 +0400 Books on Armenia`s policy of aggression and ethnic cleansing against Azerbaijan presented VIDEO The Presidential Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov`s books on Armenia`s policy of aggression and ethnic cleansing against Azerbaijan has been presented in Baku. Attended by state and government officials, parliamentarians, leading figures http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Books_on_Armenias_policy_of_aggression_and_ethnic_cleansing_against_Azerbaijan_presented_VIDEO-1038591 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:35:00 +0400 U.S. Azeris Network organizes protest rally outside Armenian Embassy in Washington U.S. Azeris Network (USAN) has organized a protest rally outside the Embassy of Armenia in Washington to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The rally brought together Azerbaijani and Turkish communities in http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_Azeris_Network_organizes_protest_rally_outside_Armenian_Embassy_in_Washington-1038589 DAYS OF SORROW Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0400 Fitch affirms Azerbaijan at 'BB+' Fitch Ratings has affirmed Azerbaijan's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'BB+' with Negative Outlooks. The issue rating on Azerbaijan's senior unsecured foreign-currency bond has also been affirmed at 'BB+'. The Country Ceiling has http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Fitch_affirms_Azerbaijan_at__039BB_039-1038583 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:59:00 +0400 Khojaly victims remembered in Bucharest The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Romania has organized a commemorative event marking the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The event brought together employees of the Embassy, representatives of SOCAR Petroleum SA, members of Romania-Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khojaly_victims_remembered_in_Bucharest-1038574 DAYS OF SORROW Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:30:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $57.52 Azeri Light crude oil price has fallen on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil decreased $0.72 to stand at $57.52. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5752-1038568 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:17:00 +0400 OPEC says it, non-OPEC producers in right track to cut oil production OPEC and non-OPEC producers achieved their oil production cut goal in a conformity level of 86 percent, a cartel said in a press release on Friday, according to Xinhua. The Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee said that the Organization of the Petroleum http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OPEC_says_it_non_OPEC_producers_in_right_track_to_cut_oil_production-1038527 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:47:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Enemy carried out large-scale provocation along entire frontline “On February 25 at midnight, the Armenian Armed Forces' military units have made an attempt to penetrate into the positions of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Enemy_carried_out_large_scale_provocation_along_entire_frontline-1038526 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:46:00 +0400 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 120 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 120 times throughout the day using 82 mm mortars (46 shells), sniper rifles and large-caliber machine guns, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_120_times_throughout_the_day-1038518 POLITICS Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:12:00 +0400 Oil prices decrease on world markets Oil prices have fallen on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $0.46 to stand at $53.99. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_decrease_on_world_markets-1038516 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:06:00 +0400 “Feel closer” project ended at ADA University Baku 2017 ended “Feel closer” project in the framework of “Grassroots Programme”. During this project Athlete Ambassadors of Baku 2017 visited different universities and met with students, promoting core principles of the Games – peace, respect, unity and excellence. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Feel_closer_project_ended_at_ADA_University-1038454 SPORTS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:59:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Djibouti discuss inter-parliamentary ties Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament Ogtay Asadov has met Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf. The Speaker said reciprocal visits contribute to further deepening relations between the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Djibouti_discuss_inter_parliamentary_ties-1038450 POLITICS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:29:00 +0400 “Endless Corridor” film shown on Indonesian TV “Endless Corridor” film was shown on Indonesian “TV9 Nusantara” Channel. “Endless Corridor” is a film that came about because Richard Lapaitis, a Lithuanian journalist and witness of the horror of Khojaly http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Endless_Corridor_film_shown_on_Indonesian_TV-1038442 DAYS OF SORROW Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:08:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Maku Free Trade Zone may build cooperation Cooperation may be established between Azerbaijan and Maku Free Trade Zone, said Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev in a business forum held in Urmia, Iran http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Maku_Free_Trade_Zone_may_build_cooperation-1038436 ECONOMY Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:01:00 +0400 Bahar Muradova: Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform is a good initiative to encourage peace Vice Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova has hailed the Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform as “a good initiative to encourage peace”. In her address at the Parliament`s plenary session marking the 25th anniversary of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bahar_Muradova_Armenia_Azerbaijan_Peace_Platform_is_a_good_initiative_to_encourage_peace-1038423 POLITICS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:45:00 +0400 Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf: We will do our best to make Azerbaijan`s fair position known to the world We will do our best to make Azerbaijan`s fair position known to the world, said Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf. He made joint remarks at a joint press conference with Azerbaijani Foreign http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Minister_Mahmoud_Ali_Youssouf_We_will_do_our_best_to_make_Azerbaijans_fair_position_known_to_the_world-1038404 POLITICS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:57:00 +0400 Baku hosts conference “Russia and Azerbaijan: 25 years of cooperation and development” “Russia and Azerbaijan: 25 years of cooperation and development” conference has been held in Baku. Marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Russia, the conference was attended http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_conference_Russia_and_Azerbaijan_25_years_of_cooperation_and_development-1038401 POLITICS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:43:00 +0400