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EU CABINET OF MINISTERS SESSION HELD

22.07.2003 [12:31]
First session, presided by Italy, of the Council of Ministers of foreign affairs of the European Union commences on 21 July.
On tradition, it commenced with debates on program ...

REVENUES OF THE STATE OIL FUND OF AZERBAIJAN FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2003 AMOUNTED 1142.8, WHILE EXPENSES - 687.5 BILLION MANATS

22.07.2003 [12:27]
As AzerTAj was informed from the State Oil Fund of the Azerbaijan Republic, the revenue for first half year amounted 1142.8, while expenses - 687.5 billion manats.
For the last ...

TO WORKERS OF PRESS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

22.07.2003 [11:22]
Dear workers of the press,
I congratulate you cordially on the remarkable holiday – Day of National Press and extend my best wishes to you all.
The press of Azerbaijan ...

UN’S NEW AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS

22.07.2003 [11:17]
The UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) jointly with the specialists of Azerbaijan Republic are successfully introducing new projects in numerous different branches of agriculture.
According to the official representative ...

BALANCE REVENUES OF THE INTERNATIONAL BANK OF AZERBAIJAN INCREASED BY 75 PERCENT

22.07.2003 [11:17]
The joint stock commercial bank “International Bank of Azerbaijan” has increased its balance revenues during January-June of 2003 by 75 percent compared to the same period of the last year. ...

MONOGRAPH “CULTURE AND ART OF AZERBAIJAN” PUBLISHED

22.07.2003 [11:16]
Researcher, professor Timurchin Efendiyev’s monograph “Culture and Art of Azerbaijan” has come out. The book, published by the support of the Cultural Center of Iran in Baku, provides extensive information ...

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR OF AZERBAIJAN GROWING

22.07.2003 [11:15]
In the first half of the year, transport vehicles of the private sector have carried 30 million tons of cargo. In accordance with the State Statistics Committee, it exceeds ...

AIRLINER WITH AMERICANS ON BOARD CRASHED IN KENYA

22.07.2003 [11:14]
According to Reuters, airliner with tourists on board dropped on the flank of the Kenya Mountain, which is in the central part of Kenya. Approximately, 14 people are reported to ...

TWO VESSELS COLLIDED NEAR BELGIUM HARBOR ANTWERP

22.07.2003 [11:14]
According to Itar-Tass Agency, on July 20, two vessels of container-carrier collided at the entry of Shield River near the Belgium port Antwerp. As a result, Israeli vessel “Pelikan”, sailing ...

SOUTHERN CAUCASUS REGIONAL WOMEN’S COALITION TO HOLD MEETING

21.07.2003 [22:16]
A regular meeting of the Southern Caucasus regional Women’s Coalition “Women for Peace” functioning in the framework of the project “Women for Prevention of Conflicts and Establishment of Peace ...

IRADA ASHUMOVA RANKED 5 IN EUROPEAN SHOOTING CHAMP

21.07.2003 [21:50]
European shooting championship has rounded in Plzene, Czechia. Silver winner of the World Champioship, Azerbaijani sniper Irada Ashumova, who had earlier gained a license for the Athens 2004 Olympic ...

AZERBAIJANI CHESS PLAYERS SCORED RESOUNDING SUCCESSES IN FRANCE

21.07.2003 [21:49]
Two Azerbaijani chess players, international master Logman Guliyev and international grand master Jamil Agamaliyev have succeeded in the open international tournaments in France.
According to the Republican Chess School, ...

CEC’s ORDER MADE PUBLIC

21.07.2003 [20:45]
In accordance with the articles 28.2 and 54.9 of the Election Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan Republic has issued an order on Rejection ...

ОSCE MEDIA REPRESENTATIVE REGRET THAT FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN ARMENIA CONTINUES

21.07.2003 [17:43]
RESTRICTED
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Freimut Duve, expressed regret that two independent television companies in Armenia, A1+ and Noyan Tapan, were not awarded broadcasting licenses as ...

YOUNG CHESS-PLAYERS TO ATTEND INT’L TOURNAMENT

21.07.2003 [15:21]
Five young Azerbaijani chess-players will attend the international youth tournament among sportsmen under 16 to be held in Dubai.
At the tournament to start on July 22 and complete August ...

SR36 MILLION CREDIT LINE FACILITY GIVEN TO AZERBAIJAN

21.07.2003 [15:21]
Saudi Arabia has extended an SR 36 million credit line facility to Azerbaijan to help with infrastructure projects. A delegation from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) will leave for ...

CONTEST OF YOUNG JOURNALISTS ENDED

21.07.2003 [15:20]
The 3rd republican contest, conducted by the ministry of youth, sports and tourism, jointly with the union of Journalists among the young journalists of 18-35 ages, ended.
As stated, the ...

EXPANSION OF BUSINESS TIES DISCUSSED

21.07.2003 [15:20]
National Confederation of Entrepreneurs of the Azerbaijan Republic held a meeting with participation of the trade attachй of the Greek Embassy to Baku Mr. Leonidas Sharitos-Lirza.
In the course of ...

SLIGHT PRICE FALL OF 0.5% NOTED IN JUNE COMPARED WITH MAY IN AZERBAIJAN

21.07.2003 [13:12]
This June prices of commodities in Azerbaijan slightly fell by 0.5% compared with the month of May. According to the Statistics Committee, compared with the months of January-June 2002, the ...