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IOM Azerbaijan carries out public information campaign dedicated to World Day against Trafficking in Persons

16.08.2022 [20:55]
This year for the months of July and August IOM Azerbaijan carries out a public information campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking dedicated to the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The awareness-raising campaign carried out within the ...

Turkish president, Malaysia's king meet in Ankara for talks

16.08.2022 [20:52]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday welcomed Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah with an official ceremony at the presidential complex in the capital Ankara, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Swimmer Valizade seals Azerbaijan`s 22nd gold at Islamic Solidarity Games

16.08.2022 [20:42]
Azerbaijani swimmer Ramil Valizade has added the 22nd gold to the country`s medal haul at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. He finished first with a time of 1:58.26 in the men`s 200m butterfly ...

Turkish, Ukrainian defense chiefs discuss grain exports

16.08.2022 [20:24]
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Ukrainian counterpart Oleksii Reznikov on Tuesday discussed the latest situation in Ukraine and grain exports, Anadolu Agency reports. During the phone call, according to the Turkish Defense Ministry ...

Teams fulfill “Firing at a floating mine” exercise during “Sea Cup” contest

16.08.2022 [20:23]
During the “Sea Cup” contest held as part of the “International Army Games - 2022”, the Azerbaijani, Iranian, Kazakh and Russian teams fulfilled the “Firing at a floating mine” exercise at the combat training ground, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

Death toll from Armenia blast rises to 16

16.08.2022 [20:12]
The death toll from Sunday’s explosion at a market in the Armenian capital Yerevan rose to 16, local media reported on Tuesday, according to Anadolu Agency.Thirteen of 16 victims, who were killed in the Surmalu market explosion, are identified, Armenpress news agency quoted ...

Iranian military delegation visits Azerbaijan`s liberated territories

16.08.2022 [20:07]
A specialist team consisting of representatives of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited Azerbaijan`s liberated territories under the organization of the Ministry of Defense ...

Adjustment fire carried out in “Sniper Frontier” contest

16.08.2022 [19:48]
The preparation of teams for the first stage of the “Sniper Frontier” contest held as part of the “International Army Games - 2022” in the Yazd city of the Islamic Republic of Iran continues, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

16.08.2022 [19:42]
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman washed the Holy Kaaba in Makkah’s Grand Mosque on behalf of King Salman, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Tuesday, according to Arab News. Prince Mohammed bin Salman performed Tawaf and prayed ahead of the washing ceremony ...

General Plan of Azerbaijan`s liberated territories approved

16.08.2022 [19:38]
The General Plan of Azerbaijan`s territories liberated from the occupation has been approved. On August 16, Prime Minister Ali Asadov signed a decree on approval of the “General Plan of the territories liberated from the occupation” ...

Azerbaijani judoka captures Konya 2021 silver

16.08.2022 [19:27]
Azerbaijani judoka Elmar Gasimov has grabbed a silver medal at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya after losing to Uzbek Muzaffarbek Turoboyev in the final. He sealed the medal in the 100kg weight category ...

Ohio school bus carrying 32 students crashes into home

16.08.2022 [19:12]
A school bus carrying 32 students crashed into a home in Ohio early Monday when the driver suffered an apparent medical emergency, authorities said, according to New York Post. The incident happened as the bus was traveling from Union County, Indiana, into Preble County ...

Azerbaijani U23 footballers rank 3rd at 5th Islamic Solidarity Games

16.08.2022 [18:56]
The Azerbaijan national under-23 football team have finished third at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. The national team earned the bronze medal after beating Algeria 4-3 on penalties ...

Azerbaijan win skeet mixed team gold at Islamic Solidarity Games

16.08.2022 [18:52]
Shooters Fuad Gurbanov and Nurlana Jafarova have added another gold to Azerbaijan`s medal haul at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya. They secured the medal in the skeet mixed team ...

Azerbaijani judoka Gasimov reaches final at Konya 2021

16.08.2022 [18:34]
Azerbaijani judoka Elmar Gasimov has progressed to the final of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games after beating Turkish Mert Sismanlar in the semifinal bout. Gasimov will face Uzbek Muzaffarbek Turoboyev in the final ...

Azerbaijani pavilion at “International Army Games-2022” arouses great interest

16.08.2022 [18:23]
The Azerbaijani pavilion established at the "House of Friendship" organized as part of the "International Army Games-2022" at the Alabino training ground in Moscow, Russia, aroused great interest among visitors, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

President Ilham Aliyev accepted credentials of incoming ambassador of Germany VIDEO

16.08.2022 [18:11]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany Ralf Horlemann ...

Azerbaijan, Serbia discuss tourism cooperation

16.08.2022 [17:48]
Chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev has met with Serbian Ambassador to the country Dragan Vladisavljevic to discuss prospects for cooperation and exchange of experience in the field of tourism. Touching upon the restoration of tourism industry in the country, Naghiyev hailed the significant influx ...

Russia’s Channel One to commemorate Muslum Magomayev - legendary Azerbaijani performer

16.08.2022 [17:19]
The Russian Channel One TV channel will rebroadcast the “Magomayev” TV series to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Muslum Magomayev, the legendary Azerbaijani performer, People's artist of Azerbaijan and USSR. The “Magomayev” TV Series, to be rebroadcast from August 15 to 19, will highlight the life ...

President Ilham Aliyev received credentials of incoming ambassador of Argentina VIDEO

16.08.2022 [16:33]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has accepted credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic Mariangeles Bellusci. Ambassador Mariangeles Bellusci conveyed the greetings and best wishes of Argentine President ...

President Ilham Aliyev accepted credentials of incoming ambassador of Sweden VIDEO

16.08.2022 [16:00]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden Tobias Lorentzson ...

Estonian School of Diplomacy: Estonia and Azerbaijan mark 30 years of establishment of diplomatic relations

16.08.2022 [15:19]
The official website of the Estonian School of Diplomacy has published an article headlined “Estonia and Azerbaijan mark 30 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations.” The article reads: “This year, the Republic of Azerbaijan ...

Deputy minister: We are still witnessing continuing of Armenia's environmental terror against Azerbaijan

16.08.2022 [14:37]
“We strongly condemn the actions reflected in the footage showing Armenians setting fires to the forests in Lachin and Khojaly districts in recent days, and consider them an environmental terror and a crime against nature,” said Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Firdovsi Aliyev ...

Drawing procedure for “Sniper Frontier” contest held

16.08.2022 [14:28]
The drawing procedure for the first stage of the “Sniper Frontier” contest conducted as part of the “International Army Games - 2022” in the city of Yazd of the Islamic Republic of Iran was held, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

Defense Ministry: More than 900 anti-personnel mines detected in Lachin direction

16.08.2022 [14:26]
An anti-personnel minefield laid by illegal Armenian armed detachments was detected in the northwestern direction of the Saribaba high ground, the eastern part of Lachin district, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC. “Terrain reconnaissance was provided by the Engineering units of the Azerbaijan Army ...