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Administrative building of Shahbuz District Electric Network and Shahbuz substation commissioned

20.09.2017 [16:41]
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 ...

Baku hosts Caspian Energy Transport Forum

20.09.2017 [16:27]
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. ...

Saudi Arabia to increase domestic petrol prices by 80 percent

20.09.2017 [15:01]
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 ...

Azeri Light crude sells for nearly $58

20.09.2017 [14:36]
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 ...

Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijani territories impedes full-fledged regional cooperation, FM Mammadyarov

20.09.2017 [13:41]
"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 ...

Aktau to host International Youth Forum of Caspian states

20.09.2017 [12:15]
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 ...

Azerbaijan begins implementation of project to increase competitiveness of key non-oil sectors

20.09.2017 [12:08]
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 ...

ACG produced 245m tons of profit oil so far

20.09.2017 [12:01]
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 ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 127 times

20.09.2017 [12:00]
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 ...

FM Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan is deeply concerned over wars and armed conflicts which lead to humanitarian crisis

20.09.2017 [11:53]
"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 ...

Agriculture minister: Azerbaijan may export some products to China at lower prices

20.09.2017 [11:52]
“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 ...

Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli produced 435.6m tons of oil so far

20.09.2017 [11:39]
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 ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended reception hosted by US President Donald Trump and his wife

20.09.2017 [03:15]
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 ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended state banquet at UN headquarters

19.09.2017 [23:59]
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 ...

Stamps marking 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s WB membership signed and sealed

19.09.2017 [23:16]
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 ...

SOCAR chief: New Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli contract to be submitted to the parliament before the end of 2017

19.09.2017 [21:07]
“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. ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended opening of General Debate of 72nd Session of UN General Assembly in New York VIDEO

19.09.2017 [20:49]
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 ...

Warships of Caspian Flotilla arrive in Baku

19.09.2017 [19:16]
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 ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters grab 18 medals at Basel Open Masters

19.09.2017 [18:14]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have claimed a clutch of 18 medals, including nine golds at the 8th Basel Open Masters 2017 held in Switzerland. The gold medals came from Rafael Aghayev (2), Shahin Atamov, Roman Heydarov, Ilaha Gasimova, Irina Zaretska (2), Asiman ...