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Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 24 times

25.01.2020 [10:38]
“Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 24 times throughout the day in various directions of the front,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. “Armenian armed forces, located in Berkaber village in İjevan region, on nameless hills in ...

Death toll rises in eastern Turkey earthquake

25.01.2020 [09:11]
At least 19 people were killed and more than 900 injured Friday after a deadly earthquake rattled eastern Turkey, according to authorities, Anadolu Agency reported. The 6.8-magnitude quake hit eastern Elazig province at 8.55 p.m. local time, with its epicenter in Sivrice district ...

“They are beloved in Baku and Moscow” photo exhibition opens at Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO

24.01.2020 [22:00]
“They are beloved in Baku and Moscow” photo exhibition has launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center, featuring more than 60 works by photographers of Russian TASS and Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC). AZERTAC Chairman of Board Aslan Aslanov and Director General of TASS Sergey Mikhaylov ...

‘I hope the new parliament will include people contributing to the further development of Azerbaijan’

24.01.2020 [20:13]
“I hope that the newly formed parliament would include progressive and creative people who would contribute to the further development of Azerbaijan,” head of the Moldova Office of the Baku International Multiculturalism Center, well-known lawyer Aurelia Grigoriu has told secki-2020.az ...

Maria Zakharova: Results of parliamentary elections will contribute to the improvement of the well-being of friendly Azerbaijani people

24.01.2020 [19:23]
“I believe that the results of parliamentary elections will contribute to the improvement of the well-being of the friendly people of Azerbaijan,” spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has told secki-2020.az. “This is not an advice or a recommendation, this is just my heartfelt wish,” Zakharova added ...

F1 community to stage auction to help Australian bushfire victims

24.01.2020 [18:45]
As fires continue to devastate a large part of Australia, the Formula 1 community has decided to create an F1 Auction, with the money raised going to help those affected in the worst hit areas, according to the official website of Formula1. Formula 1 has joined forces with others from around the world and ...

1400 candidates run for parliamentary elections

24.01.2020 [18:42]
2431 people have applied to participate in the parliamentary elections scheduled for February 9, 2020 in Azerbaijan. Citing the Central Election Commission’s web site, secki-2020.az reports that 237 out of 1637 registered candidates withdrew their candidacies ...

Azerbaijani, Chilean FMs exchange congratulatory letters

24.01.2020 [17:04]
Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Foreign Minister of Chile Teodoro Ribera Neumann have exchanged congratulatory letters on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries ...

EU leaders sign UK Brexit agreement

24.01.2020 [16:56]
Top officials from the European Commission and European Council signed off on the UK Brexit Agreement on Friday, paving the way for Britain's departure from the European Union at midnight on January 31, according to DW ...

Ambassador: Israel fully supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

24.01.2020 [16:55]
“Israel fully supports the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs' efforts to resolve the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” newly appointed Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek said at a press ...

Egypt opens 51st edition of its two-week Cairo International Book Fair

24.01.2020 [16:20]
The 51st edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, which is considered the largest and oldest book fair in the Middle East and the second worldwide after Germany's Frankfurt Book Fair, opened in Egypt on Wednesday. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem ...

Azerbaijani fencer to compete at Qatar Grand Prix

24.01.2020 [16:06]
Azerbaijani fencer Kenan Aliyev will test his strength at the 2020 Qatar Grand Prix to be held in Doha on January 24-26. The Grand Prix will bring together 219 fencers from 48 countries ...

WHO: Wuhan taking 'strong' action on virus

24.01.2020 [15:30]
The World Health Organization (WHO) director-general said on Wednesday that measures being taken in the Chinese city of Wuhan to close down transport to limit spread of the new coronavirus showed commitment to minimizing risks locally and abroad, according ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with Mayor of Swiss town of Montreux in Davos VIDEO

24.01.2020 [14:08]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Mayor of the Swiss town of Montreux, Co-chairman of the Azerbaijan-Switzerland Friendship Group Laurent Wehrli in Davos. The steady development of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Switzerland was hailed ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with Chief Executive Officer of Equinor in Davos VIDEO

24.01.2020 [14:04]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chief Executive Officer of Equinor Eldar Saetre in Davos. The Garabagh field project was discussed at the meeting. Noting that Equinor came to Azerbaijan in 1994, the head of state said that the country attached great importance to its activities ...

European Parliament’s committee approves Brexit bill

24.01.2020 [13:44]
The European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs has held an urgent meeting on Thursday to approve the Brexit bill outlining conditions of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, TASS reports ...

Organizations seeking to hold exit poll appeal to CEC

24.01.2020 [13:13]
According to the legislation, organizations wishing to hold an Exit Poll should apply to the Central Election Commission (CEC) 20 days prior to the voting day," Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission Rovzat Gasimov told secki-2020.az ...

State ministries develop plans to cope with coronavirus

24.01.2020 [12:39]
As increasingly more cases of the new coronavirus are diagnosed, one ministry after another has adopted special policies to cope with the new situation, according to chinadaily.com.cn. On Friday, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced via its official micro blog account that ...

Azeri Light crude sells for $65.71

24.01.2020 [12:24]
Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $1.23 to stand at $65.71 ...