IRAN REJECTS TURKEY’S PROPOSALS

25.02.2004 [22:02]
According to AzerTAj correspondent in Ankara, in 2003, Iran exported 3,5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Turkey. Having claimed on too expensiveness of the gas, the Turkish side ...

FEDERAL CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY ARRIVED IN TURKEY

24.02.2004 [18:46]
An official, working visit of federal chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroder to Ankara has commenced on February 23. Reportedly, the last visit of such a high-ranking official of Germany was ...

NEW GOVERNOR OF KVEMO KARTLI-BORCHALI

23.02.2004 [22:14]
AzerTAj correspondent reports from Tbilisi, Georgia that Chief of Tax Department of the Kvemo Kartli – Borchali predominated by ethnic Azerbaijanis, one of the National Movement Party’s activist Soso Mazmishvili ...

37 MINERS REMAIN ISOLATED FROM EXTERNAL WORLD IN CHINA

23.02.2004 [22:13]
Gas explosion buried underground 37 in “Baisin” coal mine in China, February 23. High concentration of toxic gas does allow rescuers to start their job so far, Chinese news agency ...

FORMER GOVERNOR’S FAMILY OF KVEMO-KARTLI-BORCHALI SUBJECTED TO THREAT

23.02.2004 [15:53]
General Prosecutor office instituted legal proceedings on the Article 40 of the Criminal Code on the former Governor of the region Kvemo-Kartli-Borchali of Georgia Levan Mamaladze, AzerTAj correspondent learnt from ...

REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CAUCASUS HELD IN TBILISI

23.02.2004 [15:52]
Regional conference of Netherlands Management Cooperation Program /NMCP/ was held in Tbilisi.
Activity of the program, NMCP common strategy, experience of the regional representatives, plan of development of the program ...

ONE MILLION CHILDREN IN FRANCE LIVE BELOW POVERTY LEVEL

21.02.2004 [20:45]
Majority children of France live below poverty level, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
In the country, where level of life gradually drops, monthly income of the family with one baby makes up ...

GOVERNOR’S VISIT TO CENTRAL ASIA ENDED

21.02.2004 [20:44]
Visit of Saint Petersburg governor Valentina Matvienko to the republics of Central Asia – Kazakhstan, Kirgizistan and Turkmenistan came to the end.
The issue of expansion of the relations between ...

KAZAKHSTAN ELABORATES SPACE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

21.02.2004 [19:40]
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Danial Ahmadov charged the Government to organize a working group and elaborate a draft space industry development program within a month, AzerTAj correspondent learned from the ...

PARLIAMENT OF GEORGIA APPROVED NEW CABINET OF MINISTERS

21.02.2004 [15:03]
The 165 members of Georgian parliament voted “Yea” and 5 “Nay” to the new staff of the Cabinet of Ministers and approved it. The Cabinet of Ministers was reorganized and ...

SNOWFALL DISRUPTS TRAFFIC IN ISTANBUL

20.02.2004 [21:47]
The severe winter, blizzard and snowfall disrupted the traffic in Istanbul. Deputy secretary general of the Beyukshehir municipality of Istanbul Mesud Pektash said that actions are not satisfactory. Using of ...

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF WORLD CHAMPION

19.02.2004 [15:47]
Some European media reported on sudden death of famous athlete, world cycle race champion, 34-year-old Marco Pantani nicknamed “Pirate” who died on February 14 in the small Italian town of ...

OSCE ALLOCATED € 1 MLN FOR PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN GEORGIA

18.02.2004 [16:17]
Agreement on allocation of €1 mln to the government of Georgia by the OSCE for organization of the upcoming Parliamentary elections was signed in Tbilisi, on February 17.
Agreement ...

STRAINED SITUATION IN NARIN-SIRDARINSK RESERVOIRS DISCUSSED

18.02.2004 [14:44]
Strained situation in the Narin-Sirdarinsk reservoirs was discussed at the sitting of the Deputies Prime Ministers of Kirgizistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
Deputy Prime Minister of ...

GEORGIA: UN CHAIRS MEETING AIMED AT ADVANCING PEACE PROCESS

18.02.2004 [12:55]
A two-day meeting aimed at addressing the conflict in Georgia opened today in Geneva under United Nations auspices.
The closed meeting, chaired by the UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Marie ...

NEW AMBASSADOR OF TURKEY TO KAZAKHSTAN TO DO ALL POSSIBLE FOR AKTAU-BAKU-TBILISI-CEYHAN PROJECT

18.02.2004 [10:50]
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received credentials of the new Ambassador of Turkey Hakki Tanir Seben, AzerTAj correspondent reported.
After the meeting, the Ambassador said to the journalists that he ...

GEORGIAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION

17.02.2004 [19:34]
Georgian parliamentarians have voted “Yea” to the amendments to the bill “On amendments to the Constitution” in the third reading. The amendments imply the changes as follows: the government transforms ...

COUNTERFEIT EURO FOUND IN EUROPE

17.02.2004 [13:56]
The counterfeit euro currency is increasingly circulated day by day in the European Union area.
Financial organizations of EU countries, big international banks, commercial organizations and police have found 311.925 ...

MIKHAIL SAAKASHVILI MOVED TO EDUARD SHEVARNADZE’S OFFICE

17.02.2004 [13:20]
President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili moved to the office of the ex-President Eduard Shevardnadze, on February 13, AzerTAj correspondent reports. He will work here for six months, and then move ...