AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency https://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency World's oldest man dies in Japan at age of 113 A citizen of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido Masazo Nonaka, who had been recognized as the world’s oldest man, died at the age of 113, TASS news agency reported. The Japanese man passed away at his home in Ashoro https://azertag.az/en/xeber/World_039s_oldest_man_dies_in_Japan_at_age_of_113-1235708 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:17:00 +0400 Northern Cyprus’ Ada TV airs program on 20 January tragedy Ada TV channel of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has broadcast a special program on the 29th anniversary of the bloody January tragedy. The Turkic speaking audience was broadly informed of the military crime committed https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Northern_Cyprus_Ada_TV_airs_program_on_20_January_tragedy-1235680 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:15:00 +0400 Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Black January victims VIDEO A state-wide moment of silence was observed for the Black January victims today at 12:00 (local time) across Azerbaijan. Ships, cars, and trains sounded sirens throughout the country to remember victims of the January 20, 1990 tragedy. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_observes_moment_of_silence_for_Black_January_victims_VIDEO-1235670 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:01:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to 20 January martyrs President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have paid tribute to the victims of the 20 January tragedy on the National Mourning Day. President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath at the "Eternal Flame" memorial https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_paid_tribute_to_20_January_martyrs-1235651 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:04:00 +0400 ISESCO issues statement condemning 20 January events The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has issued a statement on the 20 January tragedy for the first time. The statement says: “On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the tragedy of Black January perpetrated by the Soviet troops https://azertag.az/en/xeber/ISESCO_issues_statement_condemning_20_January_events-1235613 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Indonesia discuss bilateral relations Azerbaijan and Indonesia have discussed the bilateral ties as Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Ramiz Hasanov met with a delegation led by Director General of the Policy Analysis and Development Agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Siswo Pramono https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Indonesia_discuss_bilateral_relations-1235605 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:45:00 +0400 EEAS spokesperson issues statement on recent developments toward peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict The spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS) has issued a statement on recent developments toward the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The statement reads: “Exchanges in recent months between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/EEAS_spokesperson_issues_statement_on_recent_developments_toward_peaceful_settlement_of_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict-1235596 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:26:00 +0400 Istanbul hosts conference commemorating Azerbaijan’s Black January Co-organized by the Istanbul University, Azerbaijan Culture and Solidarity Association and the Hazarfem Turkey-Azerbaijan Friendship Society, a conference to commemorate the 29th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s 20 January tragedy has been held at the Istanbul University https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Istanbul_hosts_conference_commemorating_Azerbaijans_Black_January-1235585 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:43:00 +0400 Apartments and cars presented to martyr’s family and war participants in Nakhchivan A ceremony has been held in Nakhchivan to give out apartments to a martyr’s family and a participant of the Azerbaijan Patriotic War, as well as a car to a person who became disabled while performing his military duties. Addressing the event, Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Apartments_and_cars_presented_to_martyrs_family_and_war_participants_in_Nakhchivan-1235567 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:02:00 +0400 Year out of F1 can "definitely hurt" Ocon – Perez Sergio Perez believes his ex-Formula 1 teammate Esteban Ocon's year on the sidelines in 2019 can "definitely hurt him more than it can benefit him," according to Motorsport.com. Ocon will work as Mercedes' reserve driver after failing to land a race seat due to a bizarre sequence of events https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Year_out_of_F1_can__quotdefinitely_hurt_quot_Ocon___Perez-1235562 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:51:00 +0400 20 January tragedy victims remembered in Kuala Lumpur The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Malaysia has organized a commemorative ceremony to mark the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The event brought together representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Malaysia, journalists and Azerbaijanis living in the country https://azertag.az/en/xeber/20_January_tragedy_victims_remembered_in_Kuala_Lumpur-1235544 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:23:00 +0400 AZERTAC commemorates 29th anniversary of Black January  VIDEO Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) has held a commemorative event on the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The event kicked off with a minute`s silence for the tragedy victims. In his speech, Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC Aslan Aslanov provided https://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZERTAC_commemorates_29th_anniversary_of_Black_January__VIDEO-1235526 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:50:00 +0400 20 January victims commemorated in Beijing  VIDEO The Embassy of Azerbaijan in the People's Republic of China has hosted an event commemorating the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The ceremony started with a minute of silence for victims of the 20 January tragedy. Addressing the event, Ambassador Akram Zeynalli highlighted the history https://azertag.az/en/xeber/20_January_victims_commemorated_in_Beijing__VIDEO-1235522 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijan exports more than 2.5 bcm of natural gas to Georgia in 2018 Azerbaijan exported more than 2.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Georgia in 2018, according to the Ministry of Energy. More than 1.1 billion cubic meters of gas was pumped through the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline, while 1.39 billion cubic meters of gas was transported https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_exports_more_than_25_bcm_of_natural_gas_to_Georgia_in_2018-1235519 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:39:00 +0400 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa ends working visit to Azerbaijan President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has completed his working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Zimbabwean President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Zimbabwean_President_Emmerson_Mnangagwa_ends_working_visit_to_Azerbaijan-1235475 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:14:00 +0400 Shahriyar Mammadyarov to clash with Richard Rapport in 7th round of Tata Steel Masters Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Hungarian Richard Rapport in the 7th round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will take on Indian Santosh Vidit https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shahriyar_Mammadyarov_to_clash_with_Richard_Rapport_in_7th_round_of_Tata_Steel_Masters-1235448 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:03:00 +0400 Trade between Azerbaijan and Ukraine hit record high over past five years The trade between Azerbaijan and Ukraine has reached record high of $829 million in 2018, which is $18 million more than the previous year. According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, exports from Azerbaijan to https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Trade_between_Azerbaijan_and_Ukraine_hit_record_high_over_past_five_years-1235444 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0400 President of Zimbabwe visits ASAN service center No 5 in Baku President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has visited ASAN service center No 5 of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Zimbabwe_visits_ASAN_service_center_No_5_in_Baku-1235439 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:56:00 +0400 Expansion of Pacific trade deal discussed at ministerial meeting in Tokyo The 11 members of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement on Saturday held their first ministerial meeting since the pact entered into force, discussing its future expansion as well as how to counter the rise of protectionism, according to Kyodo News https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Expansion_of_Pacific_trade_deal_discussed_at_ministerial_meeting_in_Tokyo-1235438 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijani, Zimbabwean presidents met VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa, who arrived in Azerbaijan for a working visit. The head of state welcomed the Zimbabwean President https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Zimbabwean_presidents_met_VIDEO-1235372 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:06:00 +0400 OPEC crude output falls in December 2018 Global oil supply fell by 950 thousand barrels per day (kb/d) in December, led by lower OPEC output with 100.6 million barrels per day (mb/d) ahead of new supply cuts, according to data of the International Energy Agency (IEA) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/OPEC_crude_output_falls_in_December_2018-1235357 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:54:00 +0400 Oil prices increase on world markets Oil prices have risen on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $1.52 to trade at $62.70, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $1.73 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_increase_on_world_markets-1235317 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 20 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 20 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement. "The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from the unnamed hills in Armenian Krasnoselsk district," the ministry said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_20_times-1235311 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:49:00 +0400 Italy considering reopening Syrian embassy The government is thinking about reopening Italy's embassy in Syria, Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanese said on Friday, ANSA reported. “We are working to assess if and when,” he said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italy_considering_reopening_Syrian_embassy-1235264 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:28:00 +0400 Baku to host Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, film production company Imago Group, United Cultures, and Sandro Teti Editore will organize the first Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival aimed to promote the past, present, and future of cinema in Italy and Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_Italian_Azerbaijan_International_Film_Festival-1235260 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:39:00 +0400 Silk Way Helicopter Services operates flight in difficult weather conditions to save passenger’s life Silk Way Helicopter Services (SWHS MMC) Airline carried out a flight to the Shah Deniz Bravo platform at night, in bad weather conditions (storm) with minimal visibility for urgent medical evacuation of an ill passenger. The flight was carried out successfully https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Silk_Way_Helicopter_Services_operates_flight_in_difficult_weather_conditions_to_save_passengers_life-1235232 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:16:00 +0400 Basaksehir extend contracts of Mossoro, Napoleoni Brazilian midfielder Marcio Mossoro and Italian left winger Stefano Napoleoni on Friday agreed to extend their contract with Turkish Super League club Medipol Basaksehir for one year until June 2020, Anadolu Agency reported. 35-year-old Mossoro played https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Basaksehir_extend_contracts_of_Mossoro_Napoleoni-1235214 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:52:00 +0400 Krakow to host Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 Director General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Noel Curran has revealed that Krakow has been selected as the host city for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. In an interview with TVP Info, the EBU Director General has revealed that Krakow https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Krakow_to_host_Junior_Eurovision_Song_Contest_2019-1235202 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:28:00 +0400 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives in Azerbaijan for working visit President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a working visit. A guard of honor was arranged for the Zimbabwean President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Zimbabwean_President_Emmerson_Mnangagwa_arrives_in_Azerbaijan_for_working_visit-1235180 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:57:00 +0400 President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva awarded Uzeyir Hajibayli honorary medal First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has been awarded the Uzeyir Hajibayli honorary medal founded by the Union of Azerbaijani Composers https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Mehriban_Aliyeva_awarded_Uzeyir_Hajibayli_honorary_medal-1235170 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:40:00 +0400 UN Secretary-General welcomes Paris meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes the meeting between Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Acting Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan held on 16 January in Paris under the auspices of the Co-Chairs https://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_Secretary_General_welcomes_Paris_meeting_between_Azerbaijani_and_Armenian_FMs-1235143 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:22:00 +0400 Buta Airways to launch flights to Odessa and Kharkiv The low-cost airline Buta Airways will launch direct flights from Baku to two more cities of Ukraine - Odessa and Kharkiv. Flights to Odessa will be operated starting from May 16 this year on Thursdays and Sundays, while to Kharkiv – starting https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Buta_Airways_to_launch_flights_to_Odessa_and_Kharkiv-1235104 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:34:00 +0400 “Arpachay Open” karate tournament kicks off in Baku The “Arpachay Open” karate tournament commemorating the 20 January martyrs has today started in Baku. The tournament brings together 800 karate fighters from 11 countries https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Arpachay_Open_karate_tournament_kicks_off_in_Baku-1235103 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:33:00 +0400 Azerbaijan U19 footballers to hold four friendlies in Antalya The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team will hold four friendly matches as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey on January 19-31. Azerbaijan will take on Russian Krasnodar-3 on January 21, the Kuwait national U-19 team https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_U19_footballers_to_hold_four_friendlies_in_Antalya-1235046 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:10:00 +0400 FIFA discussing 48-team Qatar World Cup, confirms FIFA president FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that world football's governing body is discussing the feasibility of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams, according to Sport 24. The World Cup finals have been played with a 32-side format since https://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIFA_discussing_48_team_Qatar_World_Cup_confirms_FIFA_president-1235030 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:46:00 +0400 Next OPEC meetings due in Baku in March “The Joint OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), as well as the Joint Technical Committee will convene on 17-18 March in Baku,” the OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Next_OPEC_meetings_due_in_Baku_in_March-1235000 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:42:00 +0400 Two Su-34 jets collide in Russia's Far East Two Sukhoi Su-34 fighter bombers have collided in mid-air over the Strait of Tatary (or the Tatar Strait) in Russia’s Far Eastern Khabarovsk Region, according to TASS. According to preliminary data, the accident occurred over the Tatar Strait. Two Su https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Two_Su_34_jets_collide_in_Russia_039s_Far_East-1234958 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:46:00 +0400 Colombia mourning 21 killed in police academy attack VIDEO Colombia is mourning the loss of 21 policemen in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in recent years, Anadolu Agency reports. Dozens were also injured Thursday in the attack on General Santander Police Academy in the capital Bogota before a graduation ceremony. Prosecutors identified the attacker as Jose Aldemar Rojas Rodriguez https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Colombia_mourning_21_killed_in_police_academy_attack_VIDEO-1234923 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:52:00 +0400 Samad Seyidov: ‘Success achieved in relations between Azerbaijan and the EU seriously disturbs ill-wishers of our country in the European Parliament’ Between Azerbaijan and the European Parliament, Milli Majlis and the European Parliament, in general, Azerbaijan and the European Union we have built constructive relations. And therefore I consider that success achieved in recent years in https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Samad_Seyidov_Success_achieved_in_relations_between_Azerbaijan_and_the_EU_seriously_disturbs_ill_wishers_of_our_country_in_the_European_Parliament-1234885 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:04:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Black January tragedy commemorated in Spain Co-Organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Spain and the Azerbaijani Community in the country, an event to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy has been held in Madrid, Spain https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Black_January_tragedy_commemorated_in_Spain-1234883 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:59:00 +0400 Oil prices increase on world markets On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $0.68 to trade at $61.86, while the price of Light crude at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $0.65 to stand at $52.72 on world https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_increase_on_world_markets-1234857 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:17:00 +0400 Azerbaijani oil price sells for $62.61 The price of Azerbaijani oil has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $0.14 to stand at $62.61. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_oil_price_sells_for_6261-1234859 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 30 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire from large-calibre machine guns 30 times throughout the day," the ministry https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_30_times-1234853 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:39:00 +0400 Azerbaijan exported 29.5 million tons of oil and oil products in 2018 In 2018, Azerbaijan has exported about 29 million 498 thousand 337 tons of crude oil and oil products worth $15 billion 719 million 482 thousand, according to the State Customs Committee (SCC) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_exported_295_million_tons_of_oil_and_oil_products_in_2018-1234843 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:25:00 +0400 Shahriyar Mammadyarov to take on Magnus Carlsen in sixth round of Tata Steel Masters Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the sixth round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will clash with Chinese Ding Liren https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shahriyar_Mammadyarov_to_take_on_Magnus_Carlsen_in_sixth_round_of_Tata_Steel_Masters-1234814 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:29:00 +0400 Chinese club to transfer Dembele from Tottenham English Premier League club Tottenham will sell midfielder Mousa Dembele to Chinese Super League club Guangzhou R&F, Anadolu Agency reported. Tottenham is expected to get around £11m transfer fee from the Chinese club for 31-year-old midfielder, British media reported https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chinese_club_to_transfer_Dembele_from_Tottenham-1234812 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:24:00 +0400 Seven things to do in Mingachevir One of the youngest cities of Azerbaijan, Mingachevir, was founded in 1945. Today, this well-groomed flowering city located in a picturesque area on the banks of the Kura River is not only the main energy center of Azerbaijan (65% of all electricity in https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Seven_things_to_do_in_Mingachevir-1234811 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:21:00 +0400 Next coupon payments on SOCAR bonds paid The 9th coupon payment of SOCAR bonds with annual yield of 5% and quarterly payments has been executed, totalling the income of bondholders up to 11 million 250 thousand USD. In the upcoming quarters 11 coupon payments are still outstanding https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Next_coupon_payments_on_SOCAR_bonds_paid-1234803 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:44:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Iran expand military cooperation Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with a delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Lieutenant General Mohammad Bagheri. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Iran_expand_military_cooperation-1234800 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:25:00 +0400 Helicopter crash in Kazakhstan kills 1 At least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in Kazakhstan's southeastern city of Almaty, the country's Interior Ministry said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported. The Eurocopter 130 type helicopter -- belonging to Sky Service private company -- crashed at 4.05 p.m. local time (1105GMT), https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Helicopter_crash_in_Kazakhstan_kills_1-1234769 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:11:00 +0400 Lithuanian President: Azerbaijan is an important partner for Europe “Azerbaijan is an important partner for Europe in a variety of areas,” said President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite as she received credentials of newly appointed Ambassador of Azerbaijan Tamerlan Garayev https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lithuanian_President_Azerbaijan_is_an_important_partner_for_Europe-1234764 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:02:00 +0400 Bus accident in northern Turkey kills 2, injures 35 At least three people were killed and 38 others injured in road accidents in northern Turkey, according to security sources, Anadolu Agency reported. In Amasya province, a passenger bus overturned while traveling from the Black Sea https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bus_accident_in_northern_Turkey_kills_2_injures_35-1234724 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:09:00 +0400 ® Stay online with Azercell while in roaming “Azercell Telecom” LLC, the leader in the telecom market of Azerbaijan, has made the internet usage while on roaming not only more affordable, but also accessible for subscribers. In order to avoid unpredictable expenses of those customers https://azertag.az/en/xeber/__Stay_online_with_Azercell_while_in_roaming-1234718 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:05:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Iran enjoy good relations in all areas Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Novruz Mammadov has met a delegation led by Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Bagheri. Noting that Azerbaijan and Iran enjoy good relations in all areas https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Iran_enjoy_good_relations_in_all_areas-1234716 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:04:00 +0400 Azerbaijan joins SATTE 2019 international tourism exhibition in India An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international SATTE 2019 exhibition held in New Delhi, India on January 16-17, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. Azerbaijan is represented at the two-day event by 19 agencies, including experts https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_joins_SATTE_2019_international_tourism_exhibition_in_India-1234700 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:39:00 +0400 6 H1N1 cases reported in Mongolia, one dies Mongolia has recently registered six cases of H1N1 virus infections, and one of the victims has died, local media reported Thursday, citing the country's State First Central Hospital, according to Xinhua. After testing specimens from 25 suspected cases of H1N1 infection so far this year https://azertag.az/en/xeber/6_H1N1_cases_reported_in_Mongolia_one_dies-1234660 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:44:00 +0400 Speaker Asadov: Common history, culture and religion pave way for further deepening of Azerbaijan-Iran relations “Azerbaijan and Iran enjoy friendly, fraternal and close neighborly relations. Our common history, culture and religion pave the way for further deepening of bilateral relations between the two countries,” said speaker of the Azerbaijani Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov as he met with a delegation led https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Speaker_Asadov_Common_history_culture_and_religion_pave_way_for_further_deepening_of_Azerbaijan_Iran_relations-1234571 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:12:00 +0400 TAP head of communications: More than 70 percent of construction of compressor stations complete “More than 70 percent of the construction of compressor stations of Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Greece and in Albania has been completed,” head of Communications at TAP Lisa Givert has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview https://azertag.az/en/xeber/TAP_head_of_communications_More_than_70_percent_of_construction_of_compressor_stations_complete-1234507 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:48:00 +0400 May wins confidence vote and opens cross-party Brexit talks U.K. leader Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her government and immediately opened talks with rival political parties in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock, as time runs out to reach a deal, according to Bloomberg. The prime minister fought off the threat of a national https://azertag.az/en/xeber/May_wins_confidence_vote_and_opens_cross_party_Brexit_talks-1234495 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:30:00 +0400 Azerbaijani oil price increases on world markets The price of Azerbaijani oil has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $1.23 to stand at $62.75 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_oil_price_increases_on_world_markets-1234471 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:52:00 +0400