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Azeri Light crude sells for $19.23

31.03.2020 [12:58]
Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $2.62 to stand at $19.23. The record low of Azeri LT CIF was registered in December 2001 ($19.15), and ...

Japanese makers step up output of ECMO devices

31.03.2020 [12:43]
Japanese companies are stepping up production of machines that support breathing and heart functions using technology known as ECMO, according to NHK WORLD-JAPAN. It's part of preparations for a possible spike in the number ...

Oil prices rise on world markets

31.03.2020 [12:41]
Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $0.28 to trade at $23.04, while the price of ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 22 times

31.03.2020 [12:15]
“Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 22 times throughout the day in various directions of the front,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. "Armenian armed forces, located in Shavarshavan village of ...

SOCAR, Equinor confirm participation in development of Karabagh field, sign HSE cooperation agreement

31.03.2020 [11:58]
President of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev has met with Head of Equinor Representative Office in Azerbaijan Fawad Quraishi. They discussed the issues related to the discovery of Karabagh oil field and exchanged views on the prospects for cooperation in ...

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry releases statement on March 31 - Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis

31.03.2020 [11:42]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan has issued a statement on March 31 - Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis. The statement reads: “March 31 is the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis, commemorating the victims of the bloody massacre ...

United Nations issues global call to creatives to help with COVID-19

31.03.2020 [11:36]
In an effort to more effectively spread public health messages, the United Nations has launched a global creative brief to agencies and individuals to create informative content that is more engaging with the public, along with being more accessible ...

Azerbaijan confirms 64 new cases of coronavirus in past 24 hours

31.03.2020 [11:15]
As many as 64 more cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan in the last 24 hours, with 3 of them in a severe and 11 in a moderate-to-severe condition, while the health of others is stable, the Task Force under the Cabinet of ...

European Commission allocates €140 million to Eastern Partner countries to fight COVID-19

31.03.2020 [11:11]
As part of its global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission stands by Eastern Partner countries and has reallocated €140 million for the most immediate needs including Azerbaijan. In addition, the Commission will also redirect ...

Mehriban Aliyeva: I revere the blessed memory of genocide victims. May Allah rest the souls of all our martyrs

31.03.2020 [00:10]
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made an Instagram post in connection with 31 March, the Day of Genocide of the Azerbaijanis. In a post on her official Instagram page, the First Vice-President says: “It is the 31st of March today ...

Speaker Sahiba Gafarova: Milli Majlis set to go online

30.03.2020 [19:38]
“Milli Majlis continues operating in a special regime as part of measures to fight against the coronavirus infection. We are also planning to hold future sessions of the Parliament online," said Speaker of Azerbaijani Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova at a session ...

Chairman of Pakistan`s NCHR condemns so-called "parliamentary and presidential elections" in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh

30.03.2020 [16:44]
Chairman of the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) of Pakistan Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Chowhan has condemned the so-called “parliamentary and presidential elections” to be held in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan ...

Price volatility in crude oil hits highest since 2007

30.03.2020 [16:05]
The price volatility in crude oil has hit this month its highest level since May 2007, due to coronavirus fears and an increase in the glut of oil supply in the market, according to the U.S.' Energy Information Administration (EIA), Anadolu Agency reports. ...

Turkey: Karabakh elections violate international law

30.03.2020 [15:44]
Turkey on Monday called Armenia's attempt to hold elections in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region "a flagrant violation of international law," according to Anadolu Agency. The so-called presidential and parliamentary elections set for Tuesday ...

World-famous industrial producer to enter Azerbaijan market - INTERVIEW

30.03.2020 [15:42]
The world-famous steel material manufacturer of Germany “Wilhelm Geldbach GmbH” is going to operate in Azerbaijan. In early March, the company's delegation visited Baku and got acquainted with the local market, existing conditions and ...

UN donates 250,000 face masks to NYC health workers

30.03.2020 [15:34]
The United Nations has donated 250,000 protective face masks, located in storage at UN Headquarters, to medical professionals in New York City who are working in response to the spread of coronavirus. ...

Azerbaijani oil sells for $21.85

30.03.2020 [15:25]
Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $2.99 to stand at $21.85. ...

Azerbaijan Naval Forces conduct tactical exercises

30.03.2020 [15:23]
“According to the plan approved by the Minister of Defense, a tactical exercise with the participation of ships and boats of the Naval Forces was conducted in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said. ...

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

30.03.2020 [11:33]
“Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 24 times throughout the day in various direction of the front, using large-caliber machine guns,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement ...