“Vatican-Azerbaijan relations are at a very high level and our cooperation covers various areas,” said President of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi as he was interviewed by AZERTAC. “Our joint projects on the Vatican ...

Sami Yusuf: Nasimi's poetry in its depth and breadth is captivating and even life-changing when fully understood

05.10.2018 [17:34]
British musician of Azerbaijani origin Sami Yusuf, who participated in the first Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts and Spirituality held in Azerbaijan, has given an exclusive interview to AZERTAC. The following is the text of the interview ...

Lisa Givert: “TAP is 77% complete”

17.09.2018 [18:14]
“TAP is already 77% complete. Drilling of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline`s (TAP) micro-tunnel is expected to start in the next months in Italy,” head of Communications at TAP Lisa Givert has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview ...

Japanese professor: A new book about Azerbaijan published in Japan will help promote the country

02.09.2018 [12:36]
“A new book about the Azerbaijani realities published in Japan will help promote Azerbaijan,” professor at Japanese Keio University, editor of the book "67 articles for discovering Azerbaijan" published by Tokyo's Akashi publishing house, Yoko Hirose ...

Azerbaijani FM: The signing of Convention on legal status of Caspian Sea is a historic milestone

16.08.2018 [11:50]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has hailed the importance of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian that was signed at the 5th Summit of the Caspian Littoral States in Aktau. In an interview with AZERTAC, the minister said: “The signing of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea on August 12 ...

Deputy FM: The signing of Convention on legal status of Caspian Sea is crucial for our region and Azerbaijan

15.08.2018 [10:43]
“The signing of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea is a crucial step for our region and country. The convention signed by heads of state at the 5th Caspian Summit in Aktau on August 12, 2018 defines the legal status of the Caspian Sea for ...

Novruz Mammadov: Baku has a greater chance of being selected to host World Expo 2025

14.06.2018 [16:45]
“Baku has a greater chance of hosting the World Expo 2025,” Prime Minister of Azerbaijan and head of the Azerbaijani delegation at the 163rd session of Bureau International des Expositions General Assembly Novruz Mammadov has told AZERTAC ...

Mohammad Barkindo: We are delighted that OPEC and non-OPEC countries cooperation is strongly supported by President Ilham Aliyev

30.05.2018 [17:44]
“The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries` (OPEC) cooperation with Azerbaijan is growing stronger and stronger. We are delighted that the OPEC and non-OPEC countries cooperation (OPEC+) is strongly supported by President Ilham Aliyev,” ...

‘There is great interest towards BMX World Championships in Baku’

30.05.2018 [15:54]
Azerbaijan will be holding yet another great international sports event on 5-9 June. Baku will host the BMX World Championships, which is worthily considered one of the most authoritative competitions in the world. Sahib Alakbarov, First Vice President of Azerbaijan Cycling Federation, member ...

Nakhchivan to host European Days in September

02.05.2018 [18:51]
“My visit to Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic aimed to attend a workshop on the future of skills and vocational education and training (VET) in Azerbaijan, and the event was excellently held. The specialists from Europe and Nakhchivan exchanged ...

Bulgarian MP: Azerbaijan holding transparent presidential election

11.04.2018 [14:45]
“Presidential election is being transparently held in Azerbaijan and all conditions have been created for citizens, including youth, to vote in the election,” said Bulgarian MP, international observer Hamid Hamid. "Earlier, I observed elections in Azerbaijan three times,” he said. “All of them were held at ...

UAE Minister of State Anwar Gargash: We are very interested in many strategic projects in Azerbaijan

06.04.2018 [11:34]
“We are very interested in many strategic projects in Azerbaijan,” Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Anwar Gargash has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview. “The more we can build in terms of economic logistics ...

Parviz Shahbazov: TAPI will contribute to prosperity of not only participating countries, but the entire region

27.02.2018 [10:25]
A few days ago construction work was launched on the Afghan section of the Turkmenistan– Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, which aims to bring natural gas from the Gylkynish and adjacent gas fields in Turkmenistan to Afghanistan ...

Rovnag Abdullayev: SOCAR increased international trade volume by more than 2 times last year

17.02.2018 [18:21]
"SOCAR does not depend on any foreign partners in developing oil and gas resources in the country. In fact, the government has already allocated funds for the development of the Umid natural gas field. But as a state-owned company, we prefer to ...

France and Azerbaijan enjoy excellent bilateral relations, French minister of state

18.01.2018 [00:48]
“France and Azerbaijan enjoy excellent bilateral relations,” said French Minister of State attached to Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne in his interview with AZERTAC. ...

'Hermitage-related project proved that world famous museums are not indifferent to creativity' VIDEO

20.12.2017 [12:59]
"My Hermitage-related project proved that world famous museums are not indifferent to creativity," said Honored Art Worker of Azerbaijan, fashion designer Fakhriya Khalafova in her interview with AZERTAC as her collection of dresses was presented as part of the ...

Mayor of Komatsu hails relations between Azerbaijani and Japanese people

12.12.2017 [15:54]
"Friendly relations between the Japanese city of Komatsu and Khatai district of Azerbaijan will bring great benefit to the peoples of both countries," said Mayor of Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture Shinji Wada, who has recently visited Azerbaijan's Baku and Mingachevir cities ...

Ambassador Tersman: Sweden and Azerbaijan enjoy good relations

01.12.2017 [20:43]
Sweden`s ambassador in Baku Ingrid Tersman has hailed her country`s relations with Azerbaijan. In an exclusive interview with AZERTAC`s correspondent, the ambassador said the two countries enjoy good relations ...

Ali Hasanov: Ethnic separatism is not to be played with VIDEO

20.11.2017 [19:39]
"Initiated by Azerbaijan, this International Forum will support the struggle of nations and states whose territorial integrity has been violated, and whose population has been expelled from their homelands," the Azerbaijani President's Assistant for Public ...