Ronald Lauder: I highly appreciate respectful and warm attitude of Azerbaijani people and Azerbaijani leadership towards Jewish community

16.09.2016 [18:13]
A delegation led by president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Ronald Lauder completed their visit to Azerbaijan on September 15. The delegation included Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-President of the Congress Robert Singer, WJC ...

Shahriyar Mammadyarov: “I know chess piece better than people”

27.08.2016 [16:29]
Azerbaijan’s leading chess player Shahriyar Mammadyarov has answered some of the questions posted on the official Facebook page of the Baku Chess Olympiad. Here are some of the most interesting questions and answers ...

Relations between Russia and Azerbaijan are those of strategic partnership VIDEO

05.08.2016 [11:57]
President of Russia Vladimir Putin: The relations between Russia and Azerbaijan are those of a strategic partnership. They are rooted in our long-standing traditions of friendship and good neighborliness, equality, respect for each other’s interests ...

Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis: Azerbaijan is one of Lithuania’s main economic partners

19.07.2016 [15:57]
“Lithuania and Azerbaijan maintain strong bilateral relations and intensive cooperation in various areas. Azerbaijan is one of the main economic partners of Lithuania in the South Caucasus,” Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis has told AZERTAC ...

‘Restoration of Great Silk Road will elevate economic cooperation between regional countries to a higher level’

13.07.2016 [18:55]
“Restoration of the Great Silk Road will elevate economic cooperation between regional countries to a higher level,” said head of Economic Policy, Industry and Entrepreneurship Standing Committee at Azerbaijan`s Parliament Ziyad Samadzade as he addressed ...

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict discussed at OSCE PA Session in Tbilisi

02.07.2016 [15:34]
A meeting of the Standing Committee has been held in Tbilisi as part of the 25th Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the OSCE PA, Deputy Speaker of the Milli Majlis Bahar ...

Novruz Mammadov: St. Petersburg meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents can be considered different from previous ones

23.06.2016 [10:40]
"The Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents' meeting in St. Petersburg can be considered different from the previous ones. This meeting was more constructive from the viewpoint of approach to all issues which demonstrated the sides' interest in resolving the conflict," said deputy ...

Nobel laureate: Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan play important role in revival of Silk Road

27.05.2016 [10:52]
“Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan play an important role in the revival of the Silk Road”, said Nobel Prize winner, Edward Prescott in his interview, in IX Astana Economic Forum (AEF). He emphasized that, Silk Road stimulated the exchange of experiences for ...

Olzhas Suleymenov: Metsamor NPP has to be immediately stopped

24.05.2016 [11:46]
“The Metsamor nuclear power plant (NPP) functioning in Armenia is a source of serious danger first of all to life of the Armenian people and the population of neighboring states. Therefore, Armenia should address more progressive means of obtaining ...

Mikhail Gusman: Baku is going to host 5th News Agencies World Congress this November

23.05.2016 [20:11]
“Baku is going to host the 5th News Agencies World Congress in November 2016,” first Deputy Director General of the Russian TASS news agency Mikhail Gusman has told journalists on the sidelines of a gathering of the News Agencies World Council in Baku ...

Aslan Aslanov: Rapid development of advanced technology creates serious challenges for news agencies VIDEO

23.05.2016 [15:04]
"Rapid development of advanced technology creates serious challenges for news agencies," said AZERTAC Director General Aslan Aslanov in his interview with journalists on the sidelines of a meeting of the News Agencies World Council (NACO) in Baku ...

Prime Minister Artur Rasizade: Azerbaijan and Georgia implement “important” projects

16.05.2016 [20:00]
Prime Minister Artur Rasizade has said Azerbaijan and Georgia implemented internationally important projects. The Premier also stated twenty years ago, on March 8, 1996 Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev and Georgia’s former president ...

Jordanian political analyst: Inhumane terrorist acts conducted by Armenia force Azerbaijan to take adequate counter-measures

05.05.2016 [20:11]
"Strong Azerbaijani army can give a stiff resistance to the armed forces of Armenia, and today Azerbaijan has well-trained, well-equipped army. At the same time, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has repeatedly stated that Azerbaijan is committed ...

Hikmat Hajiyev: State bodies are documenting losses and damage to civilians VIDEO

29.04.2016 [22:09]
“State bodies are documenting losses and damage to civilians,” spokesperson of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hikmat Hajiyev has told local and foreign journalists visiting the frontline. “Armenia intensively shells the civilians along the troops` contact line, violating its obligations and commitments ...

Italian Undersecretary of State Bianchi: Baku Forum is definitely an important contribution to peace, culture and dialogue among people

28.04.2016 [21:34]
“Baku Forum is definitely an important contribution to peace, culture and dialogue among people,” Undersecretary of State of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Dorina Bianchi has told AZERTAC. She hailed the fact that around 3000 delegates from 140 countries ...

Palestinian Ambassador: Baku Declaration brought inclusive methods in fight against discrimination

28.04.2016 [20:54]
"Baku Declaration has brought new inclusive methods in the fight against discrimination. The Baku forum increased UNAOC`s contributions even further," Ambassador of Palestine to Azerbaijan Nasser Abdul Kareem Raheem has told AZERTAC ...

Egemen Bagis: Azerbaijan is playing a very important role in building bridges among civilizations

28.04.2016 [20:19]
“I think Azerbaijan is playing a very important role in terms of building bridges among civilizations,” former Turkish Minister for EU Affairs Egemen Bagis has told AZERTAC as he was interviewed on the sidelines of the Global Forum. “Azerbaijan like Turkey is a predominantly Muslim ...

Ali Hasanov: International organizations, OSCE Minsk Group seem to try to ensure safety of separatist regime in Nagorno-Karabakh

28.04.2016 [18:02]
"It seems that international organizations, the OSCE Minsk Group are just trying to ensure safety of the separatist regime in Nagorno-Karabakh," said Azerbaijani President's Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov as he responded to a question from AZERTAC's ...

Peter Tase: 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations is testimony of Azerbaijan's willingness to preserve peace and prosperity in world

25.04.2016 [16:50]
The 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is a testimony of Azerbaijan's willingness to preserve peace and prosperity in the world. The summit is the most important global summit that has been held in Azerbaijan. It shows once again the ...