AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijani Armed Forces to attend conference on countering extremist organizations in Washington Azerbaijan`s First Deputy Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Najmaddin Sadikov will take part in a conference on countering extremist organizations which will be held in Washington on October 24. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chief_of_General_Staff_of_Azerbaijani_Armed_Forces_to_attend_conference_on_countering_extremist_organizations_in_Washington-1105015 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:13:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s defense minister gives instructions to troops in connection with immediate and resolute suppression of enemy provocations Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov has held a meeting at the Central Command Post of the Armed Forces, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. Deputy ministers, commanders of the Armed Forces, chiefs of main departments http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_defense_minister_gives_instructions_to_troops_in_connection_with_immediate_and_resolute_suppression_of_enemy_provocations-1105008 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:26:00 +0400 The Jerusalem Post: Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations: the way to peace or war? The Jerusalem Post has published an article headlined “Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations: the way to peace or war?” by political analyst Arye Gut. The article reads: Geneva on Monday hosted negotiations between President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Jerusalem_Post_Armenian_Azerbaijani_negotiations_the_way_to_peace_or_war-1105005 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:40:00 +0400 McLaren could switch to 'Papaya' livery in 2018 McLaren could paint its Formula 1 car in its historical ‘Papaya Orange’ colours next year, as it closes in on making a final decision about its 2018 livery, according to motorsport.com. The Woking-based team switched to a bright orange scheme this year, but there has been http://azertag.az/en/xeber/McLaren_could_switch_to__039Papaya_039_livery_in_2018-1104983 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:11:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $58.51 Azeri Light crude oil price has fallen on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil decreased $0.12 to stand at $58.51 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5851-1104957 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:59:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 126 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. “The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 126 times throughout the day,” the ministry said in a statement http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_126_times-1104954 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:56:00 +0400 Knife attack in Munich leaves several injured A man has injured several people in a knife attack Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich, police said, according to Anadolu Agency. Police are still searching for a male suspect around the underground station of Rosenheimer http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Knife_attack_in_Munich_leaves_several_injured-1104927 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:30:00 +0400 New social facilities open in Garahasanli village in Sharur district New social facilities have been inaugurated in Garahasanli village in Sharur district, Nakhchivan. Garahasanli village highway renovated The newly renovated Garahasanli village highway was inaugurated http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_social_facilities_open_in_Garahasanli_village_in_Sharur_district-1104914 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:36:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: The Southern Gas Corridor is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects “The Southern Gas Corridor is one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects,” Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has told the 9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) in Istanbul. The head of state emphasized http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_The_Southern_Gas_Corridor_is_one_of_the_worlds_largest_infrastructure_projects-1104908 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:23:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Arab States of the Gulf sign three MOUs Azerbaijan and member states of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) have signed three memorandums of understanding at a joint business forum in Baku. The memorandums were signed between Azerbaijan Export and Investment http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Arab_States_of_the_Gulf_sign_three_MOUs-1104906 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:14:00 +0400 Minister Mustafayev: There are 116 Ukraine-funded companies in Azerbaijan There are 116 Ukraine-funded companies in Azerbaijan, said Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev. Trade between the two countries made up $400 million in eight months of 2017, he told an Azerbaijan–Ukraine business http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Minister_Mustafayev_There_are_116_Ukraine_funded_companies_in_Azerbaijan-1104898 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:58:00 +0400 Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives: Malaysia fully supports all international resolutions on Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity Chairman of Malaysia-Azerbaijan Friendship Group, Deputy Speaker of Malaysian House of Representatives Ronald Kiandee has expressed his country`s full support for international resolutions on Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_Speaker_of_House_of_Representatives_Malaysia_fully_supports_all_international_resolutions_on_Azerbaijans_territorial_integrity-1104894 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:54:00 +0400 Islamic Development Bank may finance business projects between Azerbaijan and Arab States of the Gulf The Islamic Development Bank may finance business projects between Azerbaijan and Arab States of the Gulf, said Abdulrahim Hasan Naqi, Secretary General of the Federation of Gulf Cooperation Council Chambers of Commerce and Industry http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Islamic_Development_Bank_may_finance_business_projects_between_Azerbaijan_and_Arab_States_of_the_Gulf-1104889 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:43:00 +0400 Azerbaijani delegation to attend Euronest PA`s session in Kiev An Azerbaijani delegation will participate in a session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in Ukraine`s capital of Kiev, on October 30-November 1. The agenda includes political and economic issues http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_to_attend_Euronest_PAs_session_in_Kiev-1104882 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:30:00 +0400 `Lithuania`s experience and cooperation between our countries will positevely influence Azerbaijan`s development` “Lithuania`s experience and cooperation between our countries will positively influence Azerbaijan`s development,” Deputy Chairperson of Seimas Irena Šiaulienė has told AZERTAC. “Lithuania and Azerbaijan enjoy long-term close relations, which is http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lithuanias_experience_and_cooperation_between_our_countries_will_positevely_influence_Azerbaijans_development-1104880 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:18:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: A country that destroys mosques can never be a friend of Muslim countries “A country, which destroys mosques, can never be a friend of Muslim countries,” said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the 9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) in Istanbul. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_A_country_that_destroys_mosques_can_never_be_a_friend_of_Muslim_countries-1104879 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:16:00 +0400 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets wraps up in Baku The 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC 2017) under the motto "Traditions and Innovations" has wrapped up in Baku. The symposium was attended by representatives of carpet weaving industry from 25 countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/5th_International_Symposium_on_Azerbaijani_Carpets_wraps_up_in_Baku-1104877 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:02:00 +0400 Oil prices rise on world markets Oil prices have risen on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil increased $0.33 to stand at $51.84. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_rise_on_world_markets-1104875 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:58:00 +0400 Art exhibition opened as part of International Jazz Festival in Baku Two art exhibitions opened as part of the International Jazz Festival in Baku. The exhibition brought together more than 60 works by pupils. The Baku Jazz Festival is a forum and musical festival including education (seminars, master classes) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Art_exhibition_opened_as_part_of_International_Jazz_Festival_in_Baku-1104874 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijani defense minister views combat readiness of new anti-aircraft missiles Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the senior officials of the Ministry of Defense attended the opening of a new military unit of the Air Defense Forces, and got acquainted with the conditions created for the servicemen http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_defense_minister_views_combat_readiness_of_new_anti_aircraft_missiles-1104866 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:41:00 +0400 Euro Tolerance Festival wrapped up in Baku The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the Embassies of the EU Member States accredited in Azerbaijan, Embassies of Switzerland, Norway, Moldova, Peru, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Cuba and Brazil, Park Cinema http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Euro_Tolerance_Festival_wrapped_up_in_Baku-1104862 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:29:00 +0400 Turkey seeks trade in local currencies among D-8 states Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called for trade with Developing-8 countries in local currencies as a way to ease pressure of exchange rates on member states, according to Anadolu Agency http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey_seeks_trade_in_local_currencies_among_D_8_states-1104820 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:25:00 +0400 Trade between Azerbaijan and Arab States of the Gulf exceeded $40m in 8 months Trade between Azerbaijan and Arab States of the Gulf exceeded $40 million in eight months of this year, Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev has told Azerbaijan- Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf business forum http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Trade_between_Azerbaijan_and_Arab_States_of_the_Gulf_exceeded_40m_in_8_months-1104807 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:44:00 +0400 Mundo Deportivo corrects false information about Qarabag FC The Spanish media website Mundo Deportivo has revised the wrong information about Qarabag football club it published in its article about Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco, Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Spain said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mundo_Deportivo_corrects_false_information_about_Qarabag_FC-1104802 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:26:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss prospects for developing interparliamentary ties Speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament Ogtay Asadov has met with Deputy Chairperson of Lithuania`s Seimas Irena Šiaulienė to discuss prospects for developing interparliamentary ties between the two countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Lithuania_discuss_prospects_for_developing_interparliamentary_ties-1104777 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:12:00 +0400 Briefing on women rights in Azerbaijan to be held in UK A briefing on "Women rights in Azerbaijan and Caspian region" will be held in British Parliament. The event will hear reports by chair of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Briefing_on_women_rights_in_Azerbaijan_to_be_held_in_UK-1104771 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:01:00 +0400 Di Grassi joins Audi line-up for Macau GT World Cup Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi will race an Audi GT3 car for the first time as part of the German manufacturer's factory assault on the FIA GT World Cup in Macau next month, according to motorsport.com http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Di_Grassi_joins_Audi_line_up_for_Macau_GT_World_Cup-1104758 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:40:00 +0400 Azerbaijan National Oncology Center signs long-term cooperation agreement with Orfit Industries Azerbaijan’s National Center of Oncology has signed an agreement on long-term collaboration with Orfit Industries, Belgium-based world leader in the development and production of medical devices that offer solutions for immobilizing or mobilizing http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_National_Oncology_Center_signs_long_term_cooperation_agreement_with_Orfit_Industries-1104742 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:25:00 +0400 Women Resource Centre opens in Salyan district A Women Resource Centre has been inaugurated in Azerbaijan`s Salyan district as part of a partnership among United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan and The Coca-Cola http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Women_Resource_Centre_opens_in_Salyan_district-1104726 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:55:00 +0400 BHOS holds record for number of students who earned 700 points This year Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) has become the first among national higher educational institutions for many indicators including number of first-year students who obtained the best score at the entrance exams. According http://azertag.az/en/xeber/BHOS_holds_record_for_number_of_students_who_earned_700_points-1104711 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:31:00 +0400 Baku to host FIFA Executive Football Summit FIFA Executive Football Summit will be held in Baku on November 21. The Summit will be attended by FIFA officials, members of the Executive Committee and heads of several national http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_FIFA_Executive_Football_Summit-1104699 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:12:00 +0400 UNEC scientist to conduct research in Harvard University Director of UNEC Business school, associated professor Nazim Hajiyev will conduct research in Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies of Harvard University for 10 months. The researcher will explore “Hydrocarbon resources (oil and gas) in http://azertag.az/en/xeber/UNEC_scientist_to_conduct_research_in_Harvard_University-1104690 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0400 49th meeting of PABSEC Committee held in Albania The 49th Meeting of the PABSEC Economic, Commercial, Technological and Environmental Affairs Committee was held in Tirana, upon the invitation of the Parliament of Albania. The Meeting was chaired by Sofia Voultepsi, Vice-Chair of the PABSEC Economic http://azertag.az/en/xeber/49th_meeting_of_PABSEC_Committee_held_in_Albania-1104683 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:43:00 +0400 President Mirziyoyev: Uzbekistan supports Azerbaijan's fair stance on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict "Uzbekistan supports Azerbaijan's fair stance on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and stands for unambiguous fulfillment of the UN Security Council`s conflict-related resolutions," said Uzbek President http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Mirziyoyev_Uzbekistan_supports_Azerbaijan_039s_fair_stance_on_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict-1104674 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:32:00 +0400 Azerbaijani grandmaster to compete at Corsican Circuit 2017 Azerbaijani grandmaster Namig Guliyev will contest medals at the 21st Corsican Circuit tournament to be held in Bastia, France from October 21-29. The tournament will bring together 81 chess players, including nine grandmasters http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_grandmaster_to_compete_at_Corsican_Circuit_2017-1104662 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:09:00 +0400 Azerbaijani duo win bronze medal at European Championships in Acrobatic Gymnastics Azerbaijani pair Aghasif Rahimov and Nurjan Jabbarli have grabbed a bronze medal on the first day of the 28th European Championships in Acrobatic Gymnastics held in Rzeszow, Poland http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_duo_win_bronze_medal_at_European_Championships_in_Acrobatic_Gymnastics-1104642 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:35:00 +0400 Istanbul hosted 9th Summit of D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation President Ilham Aliyev attended the Summit as a special guest VIDEO The 9th Summit of the Developing Eight Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) under the motto "Expanding Opportunities through Cooperation" has been held in Istanbul. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Istanbul_hosted_9th_Summit_of_D_8_Organization_for_Economic_Cooperation_President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_Summit_as_a_special_guest_VIDEO-1104571 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:10:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FC Qarabag up to 78th in UEFA rankings Azerbaijani football club Qarabag Aghdam have moved up to 78th in the UEFA rankings for club competitions after drawing with Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Qarabag now have 23,275 points http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FC_Qarabag_up_to_78th_in_UEFA_rankings-1104567 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:57:00 +0400 President Macron: France is interested in developing relations with Azerbaijan French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed his country`s interest in developing relations with Azerbaijan as he received credentials of ambassador Rahman Mustafayev. The French President said his country is interested in expanding ties with Azerbaijan in the fields of economy, education and culture http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Macron_France_is_interested_in_developing_relations_with_Azerbaijan-1104555 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:40:00 +0400 Chairman of Nakhchivan Supreme Assembly meets with French ambassador Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov has met with French Ambassador to Azerbaijan Aurélia Bouchez. Vasif Talibov described the ambassador`s visit as manifestation of France`s attention to Nakhchivan. He hailed development of relations http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Nakhchivan_Supreme_Assembly_meets_with_French_ambassador-1104545 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:24:00 +0400 Non-oil exports increased 30 per cent in Azerbaijan in 8 months Non-oil exports saw a 30 per cent growth in Azerbaijan in eight months of this year, said deputy Minister of Economy Sahil Babayev. “Agriculture increased 35 per cent and non-oil industry rose 25 per cent,” he added http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Non_oil_exports_increased_30_per_cent_in_Azerbaijan_in_8_months-1104540 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:16:00 +0400 Azerbaijan's Independence Day marked in city of Torrance in California The City of Torrance of the Los Angeles County hosted a celebration of Azerbaijan's 26th Independence Day. City Councilmember Heidi Ashcraft spoke of the significance of this day for the people of Azerbaijan, including many who call http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_039s_Independence_Day_marked_in_city_of_Torrance_in_California-1104527 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:55:00 +0400 Iran-Azerbaijan trade makes up $400m “The trade between Iran and Azerbaijan made up $400 million over the past eight months,” Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahangirzadeh has told AZERTAC. The ambassador underlined that the economic ties are rapidly developing thanks to the efforts of the Azerbaijan-Iran http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_Azerbaijan_trade_makes_up_400m-1104523 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:37:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 143 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. “The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 143 times throughout the day,” the ministry said in a statement http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_143_times-1104521 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:31:00 +0400 China will provide Azerbaijan with solar and diesel generators China will provide Azerbaijan with solar and diesel generators for directing to autonomous energy sources, Deputy Chairman of the State Agency for Renewable & Alternative Energy of Azerbaijan (ABOEMDA) Jamil Malikov said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/China_will_provide_Azerbaijan_with_solar_and_diesel_generators-1104515 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:17:00 +0400 Digital Trade Hub to create digital space on Great Silk Road The first international conference titled “Digital Trade Hub of Azerbaijan: Development Perspectives”, was held in Baku on October 19. The Hub will allow expanding significantly the export of Azerbaijani products and increasing the inflow of both portfolio and direct investments into the country http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Digital_Trade_Hub_to_create_digital_space_on_Great_Silk_Road-1104508 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:05:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $58.63 The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil decreased $0.21 to stand at $58.63 on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil increased $0.19 to stand at $51.48. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5863-1104500 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:47:00 +0400 'China considers Azerbaijan as one of the key priorities in tourism cooperation' "China considers Azerbaijan as one of the key priorities in cooperation in the field of tourism and is always ready for cooperation in this area," said Vice Chairman of China National Tourism Administration Du Jiang as he met with the Azerbaijani ambassador http://azertag.az/en/xeber/_039China_considers_Azerbaijan_as_one_of_the_key_priorities_in_tourism_cooperation_039-1104468 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:13:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Heydarov wins world judo championship Azerbaijan`s Hidayat Heydarov has won a gold medal at he Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. He secured the title in the men`s 73kg weight category http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Heydarov_wins_world_judo_championship-1104465 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:40:00 +0400 78th session of CIS Council of Border Troops Commanders kicks off in Baku The 78th session of CIS Council of Commanders of Border Troops has kicked off in Baku. Border services of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan participate in the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/78th_session_of_CIS_Council_of_Border_Troops_Commanders_kicks_off_in_Baku-1104444 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:18:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: Situation in Azerbaijan is stable, there are no internal risks and potential threats “Unfortunately, nowadays risks are growing in the regions where we live as well as in the whole world. Therefore, coordination of efforts, information exchange and joint fight against hazardous situations is the guarantee of our security. The situation in Azerbaijan is stable, our country http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Situation_in_Azerbaijan_is_stable_there_are_no_internal_risks_and_potential_threats-1104442 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:02:00 +0400 German government allocates €130m for development of wind and solar power stations in Azerbaijan German KfW Bank has allocated €130 mln for the development of wind and solar power stations in Azerbaijan, Deputy Chairman of the State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources of Azerbaijan Jamil Malikov told journalists http://azertag.az/en/xeber/German_government_allocates_130m_for_development_of_wind_and_solar_power_stations_in_Azerbaijan-1104430 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:24:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met with Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri in Istanbul VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri in Istanbul. President Ilham Aliyev noted that the bilateral relations are developing successfully http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_Iranian_First_Vice_President_Eshaq_Jahangiri_in_Istanbul_VIDEO-1104428 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:05:00 +0400 AZAL becomes board member of Azerbaijan Tourism Association For the first time in Azerbaijan, the private and public sectors have entered into a partnership for the development of the tourism sector. Azerbaijan’s national air carrier has joined today the members of the board of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZAL_becomes_board_member_of_Azerbaijan_Tourism_Association-1104421 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:50:00 +0400 Extractive Industries Transparency Commission holds meeting A meeting of the Extractive Industries Transparency Commission (EITC) with the participation of representatives of civil society, international organizations and local and foreign extractive companies operating in Azerbaijan has today been held at the State http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Extractive_Industries_Transparency_Commission_holds_meeting-1104402 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:09:00 +0400 Leyla Aliyeva meets with UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Ghulam Isaczai Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has today met with UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) Resident Representative in Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Leyla_Aliyeva_meets_with_UN_Resident_Coordinator_in_Azerbaijan_Ghulam_Isaczai-1104369 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:20:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Turkey for visit VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today arrived in Turkey at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the Istanbul-hosted D-8 Summit as a special guest. A guard of honor was lined up for President Ilham Aliyev at the Ataturk International Airport http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_Turkey_for_visit_VIDEO-1104385 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:12:00 +0400 National Independence Day of Azerbaijan marked in Beijing An event was held by the Embassy of Azerbaijan to China to mark the National Independence Day. The event brought together Azerbaijanis living and studying in China, representatives of various state organizations and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/National_Independence_Day_of_Azerbaijan_marked_in_Beijing-1104345 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:48:00 +0400 Conference highlighting 25th anniversary of establishment of Azerbaijani-Italian diplomatic relations held in Rome A conference highlighting the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Italy was held in Rome. The event brought together members of Italian parliament, representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Rome http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Conference_highlighting_25th_anniversary_of_establishment_of_Azerbaijani_Italian_diplomatic_relations_held_in_Rome-1104335 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:37:00 +0400 BHOS rector visits Middle East Technical University Rector of Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) Elmar Gasimov has visited Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey to meet with President, Professor Mustafa Versan Kok and vice presidents, professors Dr. Dilek Sanin, Dr. Mehmet Zeyrek and Dr. Meliha http://azertag.az/en/xeber/BHOS_rector_visits_Middle_East_Technical_University-1104311 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:08:00 +0400