President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships
President Ilham Aliyev has said Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships. “We will host the first European Games next year. ...
Azerbaijan among top 10 economies that improved most in 2013/2014 tracked by Doing Business
Azerbaijan is among the economies that improved the most in 2013/2014 in areas tracked by Doing Business. The 10 top improvers implemented 40 regulatory reforms making it easier to do business, according to Doing Business 2015 report. ...
‘Azerbaijan`s improving image creates favourable opportunities to develop information exchange’ VIDEO
“Azerbaijan`s improving image creates favourable opportunities for it to develop information exchange with foreign countries,” Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov has told British Ambassador in Baku Irfan Siddiq ...
Azerbaijani FM Mammadyarov: We will build peace and develop the region
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has commented, in an interview with AzerTAc, on a recent meeting between the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents in Paris. Touching upon the remarks of Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, Mammadyarov said: “Every meeting at the presidential level, in general, is positive. Such meetings help understand the opposite side’s mood to advance in the ...
Azerbaijani FM meets First Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Vesna Pusic. They discussed the development of a legal base, as well as promotion of investment ...
Sweden becomes first EU country to recognise the Palestinian State
Sweden officially recognises the State of Palestine, the country’s foreign minister has announced, making it the first European Union country to do so. “Today, the government takes the decision to recognise the state of Palestine,” Margot Wallstrom said in a Thursday statement. “It is an important step that confirms the ...
Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy: Azerbaijan is a reliable partner for the UK
“Azerbaijan is a reliable partner for the United Kingdom,” Member of British Parliament, Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Charles Hendry has told a briefing called “The political, economic and ...
Croatian Deputy PM pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes
A delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Vesna Pusic has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. The delegation also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician ...
World Bank Country Manager hails Azerbaijani government`s work to solve problems of refugees and IDPs
World Bank Country Manager for Azerbaijan Larisa Leshchenko has praised what the Azerbaijani government is doing to solve the problems of refugees and IDPs. “The World Bank is interested in maintaining cooperation with Azerbaijan, and working ...
Baku 2015 European Games hosts wrestling demonstration
Baku 2015 European Games has hosted a Wrestling demonstration in the organisation’s headquarters with six members of Azerbaijan’s national cadet team. The powerful athletes showed off their ability and technique to more than 500 members of staff in a series of exhibition matches. Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015, said: “We are very grateful to ...
President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the First Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia Vesna Pusic. During the meeting, the sides expressed their satisfaction with the dynamic development of ...
Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets
The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $1.17 to stand at $90.52 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange, cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.78 to trade at $82.20. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange ...
Armenian Armed Forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 17 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Sarijali, Shuraabad villages of Aghdam region, Kuropatkino ...
Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits several orphanages and boarding school in Saint Petersburg
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has visited several orphanages and a boarding school as part of her trip to Saint Petersburg. Chief doctor of the orphanage No13 Natalia Nikiforova informed Leyla Aliyeva that there ...
Azerbaijani Interior Minister meets Qatari Ambassador
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov has met Ambassador of the State of Qatar Mubarak bin Fahad Al-Thani. Mr. Usubov praised Azerbaijani-Qatari relations, saying they were rapidly developing on all fronts. ...
Foreign Policy News publishes article by AzerTAc Director General
The US-based Foreign Policy News portal has published an article by Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov titled “Transformation from traditional media to the worldwide information network is inevitable”. “Social media and new technologies are virtually indivisible when it comes to production ...
Italian President Napolitano denies knowing of Mafia deal
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has denied knowing of any secret talks between the state and the Mafia, while appearing as a witness at a trial. Prosecutors accuse ministers, police chiefs and the Mafia of colluding to calm rampant violence in the 1990s ...
Azerbaijani FM meets former Albanian President
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met former President of Albania Rexhep Meidani. During the meeting, they hailed the development of bilateral ties between Azerbaijan and Albania ...
5th European Film Festival to be launched in Baku
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) and the Embassies of the European Union member states jointly with "Park Cinema" announced the launch of the European Film Festival 2014. The Festival will start on 30 October in Baku and will present modern films ...
Peter Tase: “The United States must take a leadership role towards solving the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict”
Peter Tase, International Programs Assistant of Marquette University (WI) and International Relations expert gave an interview to Washington Bureau of AzerTAc following her recent visit to Azerbaijan ...
UN DPI Baku Office “interested” in strengthening cooperation with AzerTAc VIDEO
Head of the United Nations Department of Pubic Information Maher Nassir has expressed UN DPI Baku Office`s interest in strengthening cooperation with the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency as he met with Director General Aslan Aslanov. Mr. Aslanov said Azerbaijan had turned into a country with a solid reputation over the world ...
Azerbaijani Ambassador meets State Secretary at Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Finland Adish Mammadov has met State Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Culture Kari Anttila. They discussed how to develop relations between the two countries, as well as expand cooperation in educational, cultural and humanitarian spheres. ...
Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets
The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $0.52 to stand at $89.35 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange, cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.42 to trade at $81.42. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE ...
New World Cup Emblem launched in Moscow
The first major milestone en route to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was passed on Tuesday evening when the tournament’s Official Emblem was unveiled in Moscow. The ‘Urgant Night Show’, which was specially renamed as ‘Late Night Mundial’, provided ...
President Ilham Aliyev received the Minister of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Minister of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah. The Minister conveyed greetings and best wishes on behalf of Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Crown Prince and the Prime Minister to the head of state ...