AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency Azerbaijani wine awarded bronze medal at Korean competition Azerbaijani “Savalan” wine has been awarded a bronze medal at Korea Wine Challenge. A total of 810 wines from 23 countries competed in Korea Wine Challenge this year http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_wine_awarded_bronze_medal_at_Korean_competition-1095899 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:36:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended opening of Balakhani Industrial Park President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of Balakhani Industrial Park. Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev informed the head of state of the Balakhani Industrial Park http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_opening_of_Balakhani_Industrial_Park-1095890 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:15:00 +0400 National Day of Czech Republic marked in Baku The Embassy of the Czech Republic has organized an event marking its National Day. Ambassador of the Czech Republic Vitezslav Pivonka touched upon relations between the two countries, and highlighted the steadily developing bonds http://azertag.az/en/xeber/National_Day_of_Czech_Republic_marked_in_Baku-1095881 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:56:00 +0400 His Excellency Mr Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali Dear Mr President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my congratulations to you and all the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Mali - Independence Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Ibrahim_Boubacar_Keita_President_of_the_Republic_of_Mali-1095852 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:18:00 +0400 FC Qabala sign Nigerian striker Azerbaijan's football club Qabala have signed a one-year contract with Nigerian striker Ekigho Ehiosun. He previously played for Turkish Samsunspor, Genclerbirligi and Gazisehir Gaziantep http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FC_Qabala_sign_Nigerian_striker-1095843 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:24:00 +0400 Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers rank 3rd in medal table of World Military Championships Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers have finished 3rd in the overall medal table of the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Azerbaijani wrestlers won a gold, silver and four bronze medals http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_freestyle_wrestlers_rank_3rd_in_medal_table_of_World_Military_Championships-1095835 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:42:00 +0400 The Jerusalem Post: Why Azerbaijan is important for American Jewish Lobby? The Jerusalem Post has published an article headlined “Why Azerbaijan is important for American Jewish Lobby?”. Written by political analyst Arye Gut, the article reads: “Tomorrow Jewish people in the entire world will celebrate Rosh Ashana. The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Jerusalem_Post_Why_Azerbaijan_is_important_for_American_Jewish_Lobby-1095818 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:41:00 +0400 Azerbaijan UN Population Fund discuss cooperation Chairperson of State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan Hijran Huseynova has met UNFPA Representative in Turkey and Country Director for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia Karl Kulessa. Ms. Huseynova highlighted the works done in the fields of protecting women http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_UN_Population_Fund_discuss_cooperation-1095799 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:42:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport to join EOC Coordination Commission meeting for 2019 European Games Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov has left for Minsk, Belarus to join the meeting of Coordination Commission of the Second European Games 2019. The National Olympic Committee of Belarus has already hosted working meetings http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Minister_of_Youth_and_Sport_to_join_EOC_Coordination_Commission_meeting_for_2019_European_Games-1095785 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:14:00 +0400 UNDP, SOCAR launch first energy efficient public buildings in Azerbaijan Inauguration of the first green public buildings, which belong to State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), took place on September 21 in the city of Sumgayit. At least 400 people will benefit from energy efficient buildings, retrofitted as part of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/UNDP_SOCAR_launch_first_energy_efficient_public_buildings_in_Azerbaijan-1095782 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:02:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Live-fire stage held during large-scale exercises “A live-fire stage was conducted in the course of large-scale exercises, held in accordance with the plan approved by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev,” Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Live_fire_stage_held_during_large_scale_exercises-1095758 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:24:00 +0400 Baku Higher Oil School enjoys highest number of Presidential scholars in first group of specialties Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) became a record-holder for the number of students admitted to higher national educational institutions in 1st group of specialties and awarded with the Presidential scholarship. Upon a decree of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Higher_Oil_School_enjoys_highest_number_of_Presidential_scholars_in_first_group_of_specialties-1095756 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:22:00 +0400 His Excellency Mr Enrique Pena Nieto, President of the Mexican United States Dear Mr President, I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties and destructions as a result of a terrible earthquake that hit your country http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Enrique_Pena_Nieto_President_of_the_Mexican_United_States-1095713 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:19:00 +0400 Her Excellency Ms Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of the Republic of Malta Dear Ms President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I heartily congratulate you and your people on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Malta – Independence Day. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Her_Excellency_Ms_Marie_Louise_Coleiro_Preca_President_of_the_Republic_of_Malta-1095709 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:15:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $58.71 The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil increased $0.84 to stand at $58.71 on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $0.06 to stand at $50.63. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5871-1095707 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:00 +0400 FM: Azerbaijan attaches special importance to Non-Aligned Movement's principles and purposes "Azerbaijan attaches a special importance to NAM's principles and purposes," said Azerbaijani FM Elmar Mammadyarov as he addressed a Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement on "Promulgation and Implementation of Unilateral Coercive http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FM_Azerbaijan_attaches_special_importance_to_Non_Aligned_Movement_039s_principles_and_purposes-1095703 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:00 +0400 Baku hosts conference on Azerbaijan-China economic relations "Azerbaijan-China economic cooperation" research conference has kicked off at Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS). The event is co-organized by the Institute of Economics, ANAS, and Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_conference_on_Azerbaijan_China_economic_relations-1095695 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:53:00 +0400 Azerbaijani language course launched at Peking University The Azerbaijani language will be taught at the Chinese Peking University beginning from this academic year. Students of the university studying different specialties have already chosen the Azerbaijani language as their second foreign language. The course will be conducted by the Azerbaijani language teacher at Beijing Foreign http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_language_course_launched_at_Peking_University-1095688 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:31:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 120 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 120 times throughout the day,” the ministry said in a statement. "The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from Armenian villages http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_120_times-1095664 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:52:00 +0400 Today Azerbaijan exports not only its industrial and agricultural, but also intellectual products “Today Azerbaijan exports not only its industrial and agricultural, but also intellectual products. “State Agency for Services and Social Innovations to the Citizens” - ASAN Service is a modern model of public relations and services,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the opening of the 72nd Session of the UN http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Today_Azerbaijan_exports_not_only_its_industrial_and_agricultural_but_also_intellectual_products-1095661 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:39:00 +0400 Second Shah Deniz 2 platform topsides installed offshore Following the safe and successful sail away and offshore installation of the Quarters and Utilities (QU) platform, the second topsides unit of the Production and Risers (PR) platform built for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project, arrived in its location in early June http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Second_Shah_Deniz_2_platform_topsides_installed_offshore-1095643 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:03:00 +0400 AZERTAC takes part in conference and General Assembly of EANA AZERTAC`s special correspondent in Germany Vugar Seyidov is participating in the autumn conference and general assembly of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) hosted by TANJUG, in Belgrade, Serbia. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZERTAC_takes_part_in_conference_and_General_Assembly_of_EANA-1095609 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:30:00 +0400 Mountain Jews of Azerbaijan celebrate Rosh Hashanah Azerbaıjan’s Mountain Jews living in Guba region celebrate Rosh Hashanah, which marks the beginning of the New Year in the Jewish calendar. According to AZERTAC, during the two-day holiday, residents of the Krasnaya Sloboda village in Guba region http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mountain_Jews_of_Azerbaijan_celebrate_Rosh_Hashanah-1095600 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:19:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: If Armenian military provocations continue, Azerbaijan will punish once again the aggressor in line with UN charter “International community must stop Armenian fascism and terror. Azerbaijan is committed to peaceful resolution of the conflict but at the same time will defend its citizens in line with UN charter if Armenian military provocations continue and if necessary will punish once again http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_If_Armenian_military_provocations_continue_Azerbaijan_will_punish_once_again_the_aggressor_in_line_with_UN_charter-1095575 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:21:00 +0400 Participants of international conference on Azerbaijan-China economic relations pay respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs Participants of "Azerbaijan-China Economic Cooperation" international conference have visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath and flowers at the tomb of the architect and founder of independent Azerbaijan, national leader Heydar Aliyev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Participants_of_international_conference_on_Azerbaijan_China_economic_relations_pay_respect_to_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_and_Azerbaijani_martyrs-1095573 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:20:00 +0400 Azerbaijan is one of the world’s recognized centers of multiculturalism, President “Azerbaijan is one of the world’s recognized centers of multiculturalism. Multiculturalism is a state policy in Azerbaijan," said President Ilham Aliyev. “Representatives of all ethnic groups and religions live in Azerbaijan in peace and harmony. 2016 was declared the year of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_is_one_of_the_worlds_recognized_centers_of_multiculturalism_President-1095567 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:07:00 +0400 Azerbaijan-Hungary Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation to convene in October The 7th meeting of Azerbaijan-Hungary Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation will take place in Budapest in October, according to Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Hungary_Joint_Commission_on_Economic_Cooperation_to_convene_in_October-1095555 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:44:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev ended US visit President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have completed their visit to the United States of America http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_ended_US_visit-1095554 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:38:00 +0400 Azerbaijani President: One of those war criminals who committed that terrible crime against humanity is current Armenian President "For more than 25 years Armenia occupies 20% of the territory of Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh and 7 other regions of our country," said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. "Nagorno-Karabakh is an ancient and historical part of Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_President_One_of_those_war_criminals_who_committed_that_terrible_crime_against_humanity_is_current_Armenian_President-1095531 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:24:00 +0400 Azerbaijan to appoint its trade representative to Hungary soon Azerbaijan plans to appoint its trade representative to Hungary soon, said Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev. "At the same time, Azerbaijan is considering the implementation of other mechanisms to expand bilateral trade with Hungary," he added http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_appoint_its_trade_representative_to_Hungary_soon-1095530 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:53:00 +0400 Ministry of Foreign Affairs: US Congressmen's illegal visit to Azerbaijan`s occupied territories is being investigated "The illegal visit of the members of House of Representatives of the US Congress Frank Pallone and Tulsi Gabbard to the occupied Azerbaijani territories is being investigated. The appropriate and necessary steps will be taken against them soon after the investigation is completed," spokesman of Azerbaijan`s http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ministry_of_Foreign_Affairs_US_Congressmen_039s_illegal_visit_to_Azerbaijans_occupied_territories_is_being_investigated-1095528 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:30:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: Armenia does everything to keep status-quo unchanged “Armenia does everything to keep status-quo unchanged, blocks substantive negotiations. Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group –France, Russia, USA – on several occasions stated that status-quo is unacceptable,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the opening of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Armenia_does_everything_to_keep_status_quo_unchanged-1095526 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:56:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_UN_Secretary_General_Antonio_Guterres_in_New_York_VIDEO-1095523 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:28:00 +0400 Azerbaijani female wrestler takes silver at World Military Championships Azerbaijani female wrestler Turkan Nasirova has captured a silver medal at the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. She sealed the medal in the 48kg weight category http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestler_takes_silver_at_World_Military_Championships-1095502 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:26:00 +0400 Azerbaijani wrestler wins gold at World Military Championships Azerbaijani wrestler Galib Aliyev has claimed a gold medal at the 32nd World Military Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania. He secured the medal in the 61kg weight category. Other Azerbaijani wrestlers Afgan Khashalov (57kg), Aghahuseyn Mustafayev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_wrestler_wins_gold_at_World_Military_Championships-1095497 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:03:00 +0400 Azerbaijani, Russian internal affairs bodies discuss prospects for strengthening relations Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov has met with chief of the Central Administration for Russia’s Internal Affairs of the City of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast Sergey Umnov to discuss prospects for strengthening relations between the two counties` law enforcement authorities http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Russian_internal_affairs_bodies_discuss_prospects_for_strengthening_relations-1095486 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:38:00 +0400 Baku to host 2019 UEFA Europa League final The Olympic Stadium in Baku has been selected to host the 2019 UEFA Europa League final. To be held on 29 May 2019, the final will be the first such decider played in the Azerbaijani capital. The stadium was built for the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_2019_UEFA_Europa_League_final-1095475 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:00:00 +0400 Representatives of Azerbaijan Naval Forces hold meeting with crews of warships of Russian Caspian Flotilla Representatives of the Naval Forces of Azerbaijan have held a working meeting with the crews of the warships of the Caspian Flotilla of Russia, which are on a friendly visit to Baku, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Representatives_of_Azerbaijan_Naval_Forces_hold_meeting_with_crews_of_warships_of_Russian_Caspian_Flotilla-1095460 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0400 Baku Expo Center to host International Education Exhibition Baku Expo Center will host the 11th Azerbaijan International Education Exhibition on October 6-8. The Education exhibition is a unique platform, where for visitors open a wide choice opportunity, both in the specialty and in the places of study http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Expo_Center_to_host_International_Education_Exhibition-1095456 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:14:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss cooperation in field of emergency situations Azerbaijan's Minister of Emergency Situations, Colonel General Kamaladdin Heydarov has met Commander of the Military Air Forces of Pakistan, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. Mr. Heydarov highlighted wide prospects for cooperation with Pakistan's relevant authorities http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Pakistan_discuss_cooperation_in_field_of_emergency_situations-1095447 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:56:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev addressed opening of 72nd Session of UN General Assembly VIDEO The 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly has today opened in New York. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. Moderator of the event, Permanent Representative of Indonesia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_addressed_opening_of_72nd_Session_of_UN_General_Assembly_VIDEO-1095443 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:45:00 +0400 OIC Contact Group`s meeting on Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan held The Contact Group of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan held a meeting on the sidelines of the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly in New York http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OIC_Contact_Groups_meeting_on_Armenia_039s_aggression_against_Azerbaijan_held-1095437 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:36:00 +0400 Administrative building of Shahbuz District Electric Network and Shahbuz substation commissioned An administrative building of Shahbuz District Electric Network and Shahbuz substation have today been inaugurated. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov attended the opening ceremony http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Administrative_building_of_Shahbuz_District_Electric_Network_and_Shahbuz_substation_commissioned-1095372 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:41:00 +0400 Baku hosts Caspian Energy Transport Forum The Caspian Energy Transport Forum has today kicked off in Baku. It is organized in partnership with Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_Caspian_Energy_Transport_Forum-1095368 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:27:00 +0400 Saudi Arabia to increase domestic petrol prices by 80 percent Saudi Arabia could boost domestic petrol prices by 80 percent, as Riyadh tries to reduce its burgeoning budget deficit. according to The New Arab. Riyadh will begin to raise prices of octane-91 grade petrol, before other forms of gasoline are increased next year, Bloomberg http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Saudi_Arabia_to_increase_domestic_petrol_prices_by_80_percent-1095324 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:01:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for nearly $58 The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil increased $0.58 to stand at $57.87 on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil rose $0.38 to stand at $49.86. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_nearly_58-1095319 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:36:00 +0400 Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijani territories impedes full-fledged regional cooperation, FM Mammadyarov "Armenia's occupation of the Azerbaijani territories impedes full-fledged regional cooperation," said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mmammadyarov as he addressed the Extraordinary Session of Council of Ministers of the ECO Member States http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_039s_occupation_of_Azerbaijani_territories_impedes_full_fledged_regional_cooperation_FM_Mammadyarov-1095296 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:41:00 +0400 Aktau to host International Youth Forum of Caspian states The International Forum of Youth of the Caspian littoral states will be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan, on September 21-23. Member of the Azerbaijani parliament Shahin Ismayilov will attend the forum titled "Youth. Energy. Modernization http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Aktau_to_host_International_Youth_Forum_of_Caspian_states-1095251 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0400 Azerbaijan begins implementation of project to increase competitiveness of key non-oil sectors Azerbaijan has embarked on the implementation of a project aimed at increasing competitiveness of the country`s key non-oil sectors. Funded by the EU, the project is executed by the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_begins_implementation_of_project_to_increase_competitiveness_of_key_non_oil_sectors-1095243 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:08:00 +0400 ACG produced 245m tons of profit oil so far Azerbaijan has sold 245 million tons of profit oil produced under the Azer-Chirag-Gunashli project so far, according to Khoshbakht Yusifzade, first vice-president of SOCAR http://azertag.az/en/xeber/ACG_produced_245m_tons_of_profit_oil_so_far-1095239 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:01:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 127 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 127 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_127_times-1095238 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0400 FM Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan is deeply concerned over wars and armed conflicts which lead to humanitarian crisis "Azerbaijan as any other member of international community is deeply concerned over wars and armed conflicts in various parts of the world, which lead to political instability in some regions, large-scale displacement and unprecedented http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FM_Mammadyarov_Azerbaijan_is_deeply_concerned_over_wars_and_armed_conflicts_which_lead_to_humanitarian_crisis-1095234 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:53:00 +0400 Agriculture minister: Azerbaijan may export some products to China at lower prices “Azerbaijan may export certain products to China at lower prices,” said Minister of Agriculture Heydar Asadov. He said the main task is to increase the export potential in agricultural sector. “Bilateral relations in this area are rapidly developing http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Agriculture_minister_Azerbaijan_may_export_some_products_to_China_at_lower_prices-1095233 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:52:00 +0400 Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli produced 435.6m tons of oil so far The Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field has produced 435,600,000 tons of oil and 136.3 billion cubic metres of gas so far under the Contract of the Century, said first vice-president of Azerbaijan`s state oil firm SOCAR Khoshbakht http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Chirag_Gunashli_produced_4356m_tons_of_oil_so_far-1095230 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:39:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended reception hosted by US President Donald Trump and his wife US President Donald Trump and his wife have hosted a reception in connection with the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_reception_hosted_by_US_President_Donald_Trump_and_his_wife-1095186 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:15:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended state banquet at UN headquarters A state banquet has been held at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_state_banquet_at_UN_headquarters-1095183 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:59:00 +0400 Stamps marking 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s WB membership signed and sealed Stamps issued by the Azerbaijani government to mark the 25th anniversary of the country`s membership of the World Bank have been signed and sealed. The stamps were signed and sealed by Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Stamps_marking_25th_anniversary_of_Azerbaijans_WB_membership_signed_and_sealed-1095172 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:16:00 +0400 SOCAR chief: New Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli contract to be submitted to the parliament before the end of 2017 “The new Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli contract is expected to be submitted to the parliament before the end of 2017, coming into force after ratification,” said Rovnag Abdullayev, president of state-owned energy company SOCAR, according to Reuters. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_chief_New_Azeri_Chirag_Gunashli_contract_to_be_submitted_to_the_parliament_before_the_end_of_2017-1095155 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:07:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended opening of General Debate of 72nd Session of UN General Assembly in New York VIDEO General Debate of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations has opened in New York. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and Leyla Aliyeva attended http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_opening_of_General_Debate_of_72nd_Session_of_UN_General_Assembly_in_New_York_VIDEO-1095152 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:49:00 +0400 Warships of Caspian Flotilla arrive in Baku The small missile ship "Velikiy Ustyug" and the sea tugboat "MB-58" of the Caspian Flotilla of the Russian Navy have arrived in Baku on a friendly visit, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. They visited the Alley of Martyrs, and laid flowers at the Eternal Flame monument http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Warships_of_Caspian_Flotilla_arrive_in_Baku-1095132 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:16:00 +0400