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VIOLATION OF CEASEFIRE AIMS TO BREAK STABILITY IN THE REGION

02.08.2003 [12:30]
This was stated by EU special envoy on the South Caucasus Heike Talvitie

On 1 August, foreign minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Vilayat Guliyev met with the delegation led by ...

HEIKE TALVITIE: ‘I BELIEVE IN FULL DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS’

02.08.2003 [12:30]
On 1 August, Speaker of Milli Majlis (Azerbaijan Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Murtuz Alaskarov received the delegation led by EU special envoy on South Caucasus Heike Talvitie.
Greeting ...

PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATIONHIS EXCELLENCYMR. VLADIMIR PUTIN

02.08.2003 [12:29]
Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich,
I was deeply grieved upon hearing the news on heavy human loss as a result of blast in Mozdok.
On this tragedy, I extend my heartfelt condolence ...

STATE CUSTOMS COMMITTEE OVERFULFILS 7-MONTHS PLAN

01.08.2003 [23:20]
State Customs Committee and its local structures have fulfilled 102,2 percent of the plan forecasted for January-July. According to the early estimation, for 7 months, the customs workers have collected ...

CROATIAN STATE OIL COMPANY POISED TO CO-OPERATE WITH SOCAR

01.08.2003 [23:20]
Croatian State Oil Company /CSOC/ is ready to cooperate with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan /SOCAR/, said CSOC’s official representative, head of the “Attas PR” company Fatima G. Aslan. ...

CENTRAL ELECTION COMMISSION REPORTS

01.08.2003 [22:53]
By the resolution of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan of August 1, 2003, Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev has been registered as a candidate in the Presidential ...

RASUL GULIYEV ANEW EXPECTS HELP FROM PRO-ARMENIAN CONGRESSMEN

01.08.2003 [22:34]
The opposition press is continuing to widely highlight the issues related to the rejection of registration of Rasul Guliyev’s candidacy for the upcoming presidential election. Trying to convince the ...

WORKSHOP AT OMBUDSMAN’S OFFICE

01.08.2003 [20:43]
A regular workshop has taken place at the office of the Ombudsman of Azerbaijan. Ombudsman E. Suleymanova lingered round the effective results of the 2-month collaboration with officer of the ...

NEW FILM COMPETITION FOUNDED

01.08.2003 [20:24]
The Cinematographers Union of Azerbaijan has instituted a new prize named “Gizil Chirag” for the best film, which have been shooting since 1935.
The jury will consist of members of ...

“AZERENERGY” BOLSTERS MINGACHEVIR SPORTSMEN

01.08.2003 [20:24]
“Azerenergy” Public Corporation Management has granted a large batch of sports outfit and equipment to Mingachevir sportsmen, with special attention paid to the children, the press-service of “Azerenergy” reported. The ...

J. MAMMADGULUZADEH PRIZES PRESENTED

01.08.2003 [19:48]
The Jalil Mammadguluzade Prize giving ceremony has taken place at the meeting hall of the Municipality of Yasamal district of Baku. The prize had been instituted by the Municipality together ...

ROUND TABLE HELD

01.08.2003 [19:48]
A Round Table was held on July 31 in the conference hall of the International Press Center at the initiative of the public union “Leader-women” and Union of university-graduate women. ...

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION TRANSFERRED 57.4 BN AZM TO THE STATE BUDGET

01.08.2003 [18:19]
According to the press-service of the Ministry of Communication of Azerbaijan, 57.4 bn AZM has been transferred to the State budget for 7 months of this year against targeted 49 ...

FOUNDATION OF NEW SCHOOL IN MOLLA VAZILI VILLAGE

01.08.2003 [18:05]
The foundation of a new school building for 279 seats was laid in the village of Molla Vazili of Saatli region at the initiative of a non-governmental humanitarian organization “Mir”. ...

AMBASSADOR MAMMAD ALIYEV: ‘PRESIDENT OF AZERBAIJAN FEELS WELL, EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT IS ENDING’

01.08.2003 [17:49]
Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Turkey Mr. Mammad Aliyev gave a short interview to the AzerTAj correspondent. The Ambassador, in particular, said:

‘I restate that ...

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY OF AZERBAIJAN

01.08.2003 [17:42]
Radical opposition press including the ‘Yeni Musavat’, ‘Azadlig’, ‘Hurriyyet’, ‘Jumhuriyyet’ and ‘Novoye Vremya’ newspapers referring to www.avrasiyaturk.com have disseminated the reports to the effect that ‘according to unofficial sources, President ...

PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE AND PACE VICE-PRESIDENT AND BUREAU MEMBER ILHAM ALIYEV HAD PHONE CONVERSATION

01.08.2003 [17:37]
President Eduard Shedvardnadze and the PACE Vice-president and Bureau member Ilham Aliyev had a phone conversation on 1 August, the embassy of Georgia in Baku told AzerTAc.
Mr. Shevardnadze, expressing ...

TOURIST ROUTES TO LIVEN UP

01.08.2003 [17:31]
The oldest tourist agency of Azerbaijan – ‘Baku Travels and Excursions Bureau’ plans to liven up the routes to Israel, Malta and the Northern Cyprus of the Turkish Republic. Within ...

AZERBAIJAN ARCHERY CHAMPIONSHIP ENDED

01.08.2003 [17:30]
The Azerbaijan Archery Championship gathered 30 sportsmen from ‘Lokomotiv’, ‘Dinamo’ and ‘Mahsul’ sport societies, and the city of Sumgait, has been completed at the Health and Recreation Stadium of the ...