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Azerbaijani Army positions in Lachin direction subjected to fire

24.06.2022 [15:02]
“During the night of June 24, the Armenian armed forces units from the positions in the direction of Saybali settlement of Garakilsa district of the state border using small arms periodically subjected to fire the Azerbaijan Army positions in the direction of Minkand settlement of Lachin district,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told ...

Number of deaths in Central Russian plane crash rises to four

24.06.2022 [13:32]
Four people were killed and five injured in Friday’s Il-76 plane crash near the Central Russian city of Ryazan, the regional government’s crisis response team said, according to TASS. Earlier, an emergencies source has told TASS the number of people killed ...

'Consensus reached on establishing headquarters in Istanbul for Ukrainian grain corridor'

24.06.2022 [12:53]
There is a consensus on the establishment of headquarters in Istanbul on the planned "grain corridor" to be established to transport the grain-loaded vessels from Ukraine's Black Sea ports, the Turkish defense chief said on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency ...

UNA attaches great importance to cooperation with AZERTAC, acting UNA Director-General

24.06.2022 [12:49]
The key topic of discussion at the meeting between the ambassador of Azerbaijan to Saudi Arabia, Shahin Abdullayev, and the Acting Director-General of the Union of Organization of Islamic Conference News Agencies (UNA), Mohammed Abd Rabbo Al-Yami, was the prospects of cooperation between the UNA and ...

President Ilham Aliyev received bp Chief Executive Officer VIDEO

24.06.2022 [12:06]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Chief Executive Officer of bp Bernard Looney. The sides hailed bp’s long-term successful cooperation with SOCAR. The company’s intention to continue operating in Azerbaijan was ...

Oil prices jump on world markets

24.06.2022 [11:34]
Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $0.30 to trade at $110.35, while the price of the Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) increased $0.53 to stand at $104.80. ...

Russian FM pays respect to Azerbaijani heroes in Alley of Martyrs

24.06.2022 [11:33]
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov has visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country's independence and territorial integrity. He laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument. ...

Azerbaijani oil price exceeds $118

24.06.2022 [11:03]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.79 to trade at $118.57 ...

Chief of General Staff of Azerbaijan Army to attend meeting of CIS Council of Defense Ministers

24.06.2022 [10:29]
On June 23, the First Deputy Minister of Defense - Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijan Army, Colonel General Karim Valiyev, left for Moscow to participate in the next meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the member states of the Commonwealth ...

President Ilham Aliyev: Position of Azerbaijan is aimed at establishing long-term peace in the region

24.06.2022 [10:27]
“Position of Azerbaijan is aimed at establishing long-term peace in the region. I am confident that our efforts will be positively perceived by Armenia and many years of confrontation will end,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, as he received Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

President Ilham Aliyev received Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov VIDEO

23.06.2022 [22:18]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. Speaking at the meeting, President Ilham Aliyev said ...

Azerbaijani, French foreign ministries hold political consultations

23.06.2022 [20:06]
On June 21, bilateral political consultations were held between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic in Paris, France. At the consultations, from the Azerbaijani side the delegation was headed ...

Azerbaijan administers 1,360 COVID-19 jabs in 24 hours

23.06.2022 [19:56]
Azerbaijan administered a total of 1,360 COVID-19 jabs on Wednesday, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. Azerbaijan has administered more than 13,7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021 ...

Event titled “Tackling landmines in the EU neighborhood: Evolving threats and the need for enhanced cooperation” held at European Parliament

23.06.2022 [19:55]
Deputy Chairperson of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), Rapporteur on Azerbaijan, Croatian MEP Željana Zovko, AFET member, Polish MEP Anna Fotyga, another MEP Ladislav Ilčić, Head of the Mission of Azerbaijan to the European Union ...

Johnny Depp goes on tour with his band 'Hollywood Vampires'

23.06.2022 [19:50]
After Johnny Depp triumphed in his lawsuit against Amber Heard, now the actor and musician is going on tour with his rock band Hollywood Vampires, according to MARCA. According to The New York Post, Johnny Depp has returned to the music scene ...

Gala concert marking 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Romania held in Baku

23.06.2022 [19:17]
A gala concert marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Romania has been held at the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic Hall. Ambassador of Romania to Azerbaijan Vasile Soare noted that relations between the two countries ...

Azerbaijani table tennis players to contest medals at European Youth Championships

23.06.2022 [19:16]
Azerbaijani players will compete in the 2022 European Table Tennis Youth Championships to be held in Belgrade, Serbia on July 6-15. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on six tennis players ...

Azerbaijan registers 26 new coronavirus cases, 10 recoveries

23.06.2022 [19:10]
26 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 10 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, no new coronavirus-related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours ...

Seychelles – magnificent archipelago of 115 islands

23.06.2022 [19:10]
Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands nearly 1,000 miles off Africa`s east coast. The islands are the epitome of postcard perfect: Stately palm trees sway above pristine white beaches and brilliant turquoise water. Most of the islands are granite, according to One Earth Philanthropy, a non-profit ...

MEPs pass resolution in favor of granting EU candidate status to Ukraine, Moldova

23.06.2022 [18:07]
The European Parliament adopted on Thursday a resolution in support of EU candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola said after the voting, adding that the resolution was approved overwhelmingly, according to TASS ...

NATO chief reiterates support for Türkiye on ‘legitimate security concerns’

23.06.2022 [18:03]
The NATO chief on Thursday reiterated the alliance’s support for Türkiye on its “legitimate security concerns” over Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership bids, according to Anadolu Agency. “Türkiye has legitimate security concerns, and we are working to solve those with Finland ...

Vienna returns as world's 'most liveable city'

23.06.2022 [17:59]
Vienna has again topped the list of most livable cities, in an annual index published by British weekly The Economist. The city had previously held the title in 2018 and 2019, according to DW. "Stability and good infrastructure are the city's main charms for its inhabitants, supported by good health care ...

Entrepreneurship Development Fund provides soft loans to two companies

23.06.2022 [17:20]
“In order to promote local production and support entrepreneurs, "Xanni-2017" LLC, which is engaged in the production of gloves, was provided with a soft loan of 2 million manats, and "Brightman BMC" LLC, which specializes in the processing of fruits and vegetables ...

6 dead in West Virginia helicopter crash

23.06.2022 [17:05]
Six people reportedly died in a helicopter crash in West Virginia on Wednesday, according to ABC News. The Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed by Route 17 in Logan County around 5 p.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration, which also said six people were on board. Emergency service personnel responded to the scene ...