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Azerbaijani defense minister embarks on Georgia visit

21.01.2020 [15:40]
Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has left for Tbilisi on the invitation of his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili. Zakir Hasanov will meet with the military and political leadership of Georgia to discuss prospects for bilateral ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with Carlsberg Group CEO in Davos VIDEO

21.01.2020 [12:38]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with Chief Executive Officer at Carlsberg Group Cees't Hart in Davos. President Ilham Aliyev noted that the reforms carried out in Azerbaijan in recent years have already yielded ...

China says fourth person dies in Wuhan pneumonia outbreak

21.01.2020 [12:11]
A fourth person has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan following the outbreak of a new coronavirus, health authorities said on Tuesday, according to China Daily. The 89-year-old man developed symptoms on Jan 13 and was admitted to hospital five days later after he experienced severe ...

Azeri Light crude exceeds $68

21.01.2020 [12:10]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.63 to stand at $68.32. ...

Oil prices fall on world markets

21.01.2020 [11:02]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0.50 to trade at $64.70, while the price of ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units continue violating ceasefire

21.01.2020 [10:25]
“Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 22 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using large-caliber machine guns and sniper rifles,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. “Armenian armed forces, located on nameless hills in Noyemberyan region ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with CISCO Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in Davos VIDEO

20.01.2020 [23:20]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at CISCO Kelly Kramer in Davos. Long-term cooperation between CISCO and Azerbaijan was praised at the meeting. CISCO`s implementation ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle Group in Davos VIDEO

20.01.2020 [23:11]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle Group David Rubenstein in Davos.Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle Group David Rubenstein hailed the cooperation between the organization ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s working visit to Switzerland
President Ilham Aliyev met with President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board VIDEO

20.01.2020 [23:01]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has embarked on a working visit to the Swiss Confederation to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. President Ilham Aliyev met with President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board Andrey Kostin ...

Heavy snowfall hinders search efforts for 4 missing S. Korean trekkers in Himalayas

20.01.2020 [18:53]
Heavy snowfall is delaying Nepalese rescue workers' efforts to save four South Korean school teachers who went missing while trekking a circuit route of Annapurna in the Himalayas, officials here said Sunday, according to Yonhap News Agency. The four South Koreans who went missing in an avalanche during a Annapurna Base Camp trek Friday ...

CEC chairman meets with delegation of CIS Observation Mission

20.01.2020 [18:18]
Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Azerbaijan Mazahir Panahov has met with First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Viktor Guminsky and a delegation of the CIS Observation Mission, who are in the country ...

Mega rich group of 119 guests worth $500BN will descend on Davos for World Economic Forum

20.01.2020 [17:11]
A group of ultra-wealthy guests worth a total of $500billion are to arrive for the Davos summit where President Trump is expected to renew his feud with teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, according to Daily Mail. The guest list for this year's World Economic Forum meeting ...

IEA: Around 15% of global energy-related emissions come from the process of getting oil and gas out of the ground and to consumers

20.01.2020 [16:25]
Oil and gas companies must boost investment in low carbon energies or face an increasing backlash that could threaten their long-term profits and social acceptance, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday, Reuters reports. ...

20 January victims commemorated in Switzerland

20.01.2020 [16:10]
A commemoration ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy was organized at the “Karabakh” weekend school under the Azerbaijani-Turkish Cultural Association in Solothurn, Switzerland. Addressing the event, Azerbaijani Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation ...

CEC Chairman: “In these elections the number of complaints is incomparably less” VIDEO

20.01.2020 [16:09]
“In these elections the number of complaints is incomparably little”, said Mazahir Panahov, Chairman of Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan, secki-2020.az reports. He said in general reduction was observed in the number of complaints: "According ...

Yevgeny Mikhailov: “New deputies should justify expectation of people”

20.01.2020 [15:22]
“Parliamentary elections to be held in Azerbaijan on February 9, serve as a qualitative update of the parliament,” Russian political expert Yevgeny Mikhailov told Secki-2020.az. According to him, in 2019, the parliament was dissolved in order to ensure better and higher-quality public service ...

Suat Onal: Parliamentary renewal in Azerbaijan will give additional impetus to the country's development

20.01.2020 [15:19]
“I believe that the renewed parliament will accelerate economic reforms and give additional impetus to the development of the country,” Former member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Suat Onal told “Seçki-2020” Independent Media Center. He said that Azerbaijan has all conditions for holding a transparent and fair election. Suat Ona ...

Petkim among 18 new factories of future drive impact in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, WEF says

20.01.2020 [14:43]
Petkim Petrochemical Complex, owned by Azerbaijan's State Oil Company SOCAR in Turkey has been ranked among the 18 new factories of the future drive impact in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to the World Economic Forum’s latest report. ...

Azerbaijan CEC hosts seminar for members of expert group

20.01.2020 [14:15]
Azerbaijani Central Election Commission (CEC) has hosted a seminar on considering complaints related to the violation of electoral rights in connection with the early parliamentary elections, secki-2020.az reports. ...