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Latvian President to receive leadership of Nizami Ganjavi International Center

Latvian President to receive leadership of Nizami Ganjavi International Center

30.08.2016 [21:06]
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis will receive members of the Board of Trustees of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center on September 2. They will discuss work, future action plans and new projects of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, as well ...
Ambassador: We expect start of wide-scale TAP-related construction work in Italy

Ambassador: We expect start of wide-scale TAP-related construction work in Italy

30.08.2016 [20:50]
“Italy is about to launch large-scale construction work on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project,” said Italian ambassador to Azerbaijan Giampaolo Cutillo. He said that after Greece and Albania, Italy started some preparatory work under TAP project ...

Georgian Prime Minister visits Azerbaijanis poisoned in Marneuli

30.08.2016 [20:37]
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on Tuesday arrived in Marneuli to visit Azerbaijanis who were hospitalized after an apparent outbreak of food poisoning. The Prime Minister was informed that samples of dishes have been already taken, and the cause of poisoning will be determined soon. Kvirikashvili told reporters ...
CIS Executive Committee hosts meeting of Council of Permanent Representatives

CIS Executive Committee hosts meeting of Council of Permanent Representatives

30.08.2016 [20:35]
A regular meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of CIS with the statutory and other bodies of the Commonwealth was held in Minsk. Chairman of CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev took part in the meeting that discussed the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the CIS Heads of Government, which is slated for October 28 ...
Motome Takisawa: “Japan puts particular emphasis for development of comprehensive cooperation with Azerbaijan”

Motome Takisawa: “Japan puts particular emphasis for development of comprehensive cooperation with Azerbaijan”

30.08.2016 [20:22]
“Japan puts particular emphasis for the development of comprehensive cooperation with Azerbaijan,” said Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Motome Takisawa as he met with Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov ...
Azerbaijani jazz pianist performs in Budapest

Azerbaijani jazz pianist performs in Budapest

30.08.2016 [20:19]
A solo concert of famous Azerbaijani jazz pianist Elchin Shirinov has been held in Budapest, Hungary. He shared the stage with famous local musicians ...
Statement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan

Statement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan

30.08.2016 [20:08]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan has issued a statement. The statement reads: “According to information of mass media Armenian side under the pretext of so-called “25th anniversary of the independence” of illegal regime established ...
Number of thalassemia patients reduced in Azerbaijan

Number of thalassemia patients reduced in Azerbaijan

30.08.2016 [20:05]
Some 213 patients were initially diagnosed with thalassemia in Azerbaijan last year, according to a recent statistical report. The new statistics reveals that the number of thalassemia patients reduced in Azerbaijan as compared to previous years ...
Azerbaijani academician to address ESC General Assembly

Azerbaijani academician to address ESC General Assembly

30.08.2016 [19:36]
Academic Secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Fakhraddin Gadirov will address the 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission that will take place in the Italian city of Trieste from September ...
Azerbaijani ballet star to perform in Oslo

Azerbaijani ballet star to perform in Oslo

30.08.2016 [19:15]
Azerbaijani ballet star Ulvi Azizov will perform at Etoile Ballet Gala concert in Oslo, Norway, in November. The concert will be held at the Oslo Concert Hall, and see participation of ballet stars from Paris, Prague, Berlin, Budapest and other cities ...
President Ilham Aliyev allocates additional funds for construction of highway in Shaki

President Ilham Aliyev allocates additional funds for construction of highway in Shaki

30.08.2016 [19:10]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order providing additional funding for the construction of Ashagi Goynuk-Bash Goynuk-Bash Shabalid highway in the city of Shaki. Under the presidential order, 1.5 million manats were allocated from the 2016 State Budget ...

Gazprom to discuss Turkish Stream resumption on August 31

30.08.2016 [18:31]
Gazprom will hold talks about resumption of the Turkish Stream project in Turkey on August 31, Deputy CEO of Gazprom Alexander Medvedev told TASS. "They (the talks - TASS.) are actually under way, this process began at the meeting of Turkish Economy Minister with Russia’s ...
Exhibition of Dutch photographer Mitkin to open in Baku

Exhibition of Dutch photographer Mitkin to open in Baku

30.08.2016 [18:16]
An exhibition of famous Dutch photographer Arkady Mitkin will open in Baku in October. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the nine-day exhibition will be held as part of the Baku Jazz Festival ...
Azerbaijan, Gulf states council discuss how to develop relations

Azerbaijan, Gulf states council discuss how to develop relations

30.08.2016 [18:05]
Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Rasim Rzayev has met Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani ...
First gas from Absheron field expected in 2019

First gas from Absheron field expected in 2019

30.08.2016 [17:13]
“The first well at the Absheron gas field will be drilled as early as the third quarter of the next year. The first gas is scheduled to be produced here in the third or fourth quarter of 2019,” said first vise-president of SOCAR, academician Khoshbakht Yusifzade as he addressed the first Eurasian conference of the International ...
Car bomb kills five soldiers outside Somali president's palace: police

Car bomb kills five soldiers outside Somali president's palace: police

30.08.2016 [17:03]
A car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants killed five soldiers outside the president's palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu and badly damaged two nearby hotels, police said, according to Reuters. Reuters witnesses said gunfire could be heard after the explosion and a huge cloud ...
At least one dead, several injured in bomb attack at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

At least one dead, several injured in bomb attack at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

30.08.2016 [15:06]
A powerful explosion rocked the Chinese embassy in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, on Tuesday, after a car laden with explosives reportedly rammed the gates of the compound, killing at least one and wounding three, according to Kyrgyz national news agency 24.kg ...
UAE media hail “multifaceted”activities of Azerbaijani first lady

UAE media hail “multifaceted”activities of Azerbaijani first lady

30.08.2016 [14:25]
The UAE`s “Al Wahda” newspaper, “Arabian Business” business news website, “Foochia” and London-based “Middle East Online” internet portals have published articles highlighting “multifaceted” activities of the first lady of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar ...
Italian Embassy opens book of condolences in memory of quake victims

Italian Embassy opens book of condolences in memory of quake victims

30.08.2016 [13:11]
The Embassy of Italy in Baku has opened a Book of Condolences to honor the victims of the earthquake. Representatives of diplomatic corps in Azerbaijan, public figures and government officials have signed the book ...