INAUGURATION OF ‘LIDER’ SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE DRILLING RIG HELD

25.07.2003 [14:39]
On 24 July, a ceremony dedicated to the inauguration of the ‘Leader’ semi-submersible drilling rig was held in the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

In his opening remarks, president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), Natig Aliyev spoke of Azerbaijan’s new oil strategy, of the process of realization of this strategy under the leadership of President Heydar Aliyev ...

COUNCIL OF EUROPE CONCERNED AT LACK OF MEDIA PLURALISM IN ARMENIA

24.07.2003 [20:40]
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Walter Schwimmer, has expressed his disappointment and concern following the recent decision by the National Commission on Television and Radio in ...

IFES ORGANIZES TRAINING FOR LOCAL OBSERVERS

24.07.2003 [20:37]
Representative office of the International Fund for Electoral Systems / IFES/, according to its Chief Charles Lasham, is ready to organize training for Azerbaijan citizens wishing to observe October 15 ...

GERMANY OFFERS TO FOUND ‘EUROPEAN UNION FUND’ ON IRAQ

24.07.2003 [17:21]
At the session of Foreign Ministers of European Union member-states in Brussels, the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Y. Fischer put forward an offer to found European Union ...

CASPIAN LEGAL STATUS DISCUSSED IN MOSCOW

24.07.2003 [17:20]
The tenth session of the working group at the level of deputy foreign ministers of the Caspian littoral states, starting on 22 July in Moscow ended today.
At the session, ...

IOM BACKS AZERBAIJAN’S POLICY TO STOP HUMAN TRAFFIC

24.07.2003 [17:20]
According to head of IOM office in Azerbaijan Joost van der Aalst, International Organization for Migration (IOM) sustains Azerbaijan Government to develop policy aimed at preventing human traffic.
He ...

NORWEGIAN AMBASSADOR: ‘NORWAY KEEN IN AZERBAIJAN’

24.07.2003 [17:19]
On the eve of the Norwegian Prime Minister’s visit to Azerbaijan in September, the correspondent of AzerTAj interviewed ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Baku, Mr. Steiner Gil, ...

MEETING WITH PARTICIPANTS OF STALINGRAD BATTLE HELD

24.07.2003 [14:13]
Meeting with the veterans of war and labor was held at the Executive Power of the Narimanov district of Baku.
As AzerTAj correspondent was informed in the Council of ...

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PROTOCOL ON EAST-WEST CORRIDOR SECURITY SIGNED

24.07.2003 [12:32]
On July 23, a protocol “On security provision of the East-West energy corridor” was signed among Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey at the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic.

As known, ...

MEASURES ON LIQUIDATION OF EMERGENCY SEQUENCES TO STRENGTHEN GUUAM COOPERATION

24.07.2003 [11:52]
The seminar of GUUAM countries on emergency civil and military planning “Intergovernmental cooperation on prevention of natural and man-caused catastrophes and possible terrorist acts in the GUUAM space” continued ...

NATO DEVELOPS CO-OPERATION WITH AZERBAIJAN

23.07.2003 [22:25]
On July 23, Deputy Chairman of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ziyafat Askerov met with Deputy Under Secretary General of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Andrea Cellino ...

POSITIONS OF AZERBAIJAN ARMED FORCES SUBJECTED TO FIRE

23.07.2003 [22:24]
According to the press-service of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, the units of the Armenian Armed Forces located in the occupied territories 2 km east from the village of ...

NATO PA DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL TO VISIT BAKU

23.07.2003 [14:17]
NATO PA Deputy Secretary General Andrea Chellino will visit Baku on July 23. As Milli Majlis Deputy Chairman Ziyafat Asgarov informed AzerTAj, the purpose of the visit is to acquaint ...

EMERGENCIES FOCUSED

23.07.2003 [12:29]
The 17th session of the CIS countries plenipotentiaries on elimination of emergencies was held in Almati.
The head of the civic defense department of the Ministry of Defense, Colonel ...

FOREIGN MINISTER OF TURKEY VISITING US

23.07.2003 [12:29]
On the invitation of the US Secretary of State Colin Powell, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Abdullah Gul left for an official visit to the ...

WORLD COUNTRIES AND INT’L ORGANIZATIONS KEEN IN AZERBAIJAN MODEL OF STATE-RELIGION RELATIONS

23.07.2003 [12:24]
Recently, in Vienna, on the initiative of the OSCE Organization for Democratic Institution and Human Rights (ODIHR) was held a seminar on the topic ‘Freedom of conscience and belief’. ...

USA REGARDS AZERBAIJAN AS A STRATEGIC PARTNER AND IS CONFIDENT OF DEMOCRATIC ELECTION

22.07.2003 [23:50]
The United States Charge' D'affaires in Azerbaijan Nancy McEldowney told the press-conference today, that USA regards Azerbaijan as its strategic partner, and expressed confidence of democratic election in Azerbaijan. ...

CEASEFIRE SHATTERED

22.07.2003 [21:43]
From 23.20 pm to 00.30 am on 21 July, subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces from the occupied territory in the Garakhanbeyli village of Fizuli region subjected to gunfire the ...

CASPIAN ISSUES BEING DISCUSSED IN MOSCOW

22.07.2003 [20:37]
The10th session of the special working group on the Caspian at the level of five Caspian littoral countries Presidents’ special envoys was held in Moscow on July 22.
Deputy ...