Ali Hasanov: Mehriban Aliyeva’s appointment will contribute to Azerbaijani state

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FM: Azerbaijan concerned about OSCE Yerevan Office’s activity

19.02.2017 02:06 GMT

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17.02.2017 22:00 GMT

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Azerbaijani interior minister meets with Iranian minister of justice

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Munich Security Conference kicks off

17.02.2017 19:15 GMT

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The 53rd Munich Security Conference kicked off in Germany Feb. 17.

UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to visit Azerbaijan

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US State Department official to visit Azerbaijan

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The US State Department official is to visit Azerbaijan.

Saudi prince to attend 5th Global Baku Forum

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Chiefs of US, Russia general staffs agree to work to reduce tensions

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Azerbaijan, Palestine hold political consultations

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Baku hosted on Tuesday political consultations between the foreign ministries of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the State of Palestine.

Russian experts explain reasons behind holding of Gerasimov-Dunford in Baku

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The holding in Baku of the meeting between the chiefs of general staff of the Russian and US armed forces stands to several reasons.

Bryza: Baku most suitable place for US, Russia military chiefs’ meeting

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Azerbaijan's Defense Minister meets US delegation

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US embassy clarifies Cekuta's absence in liberated Azerbaijan village

16.02.2017 10:09 GMT

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Montenegrin President to attend 5th Global Baku Forum

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Russian Defense Ministry announces meeting of US, Russian General Staffs in Baku

15.02.2017 19:24 GMT

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Russian, Azerbaijani FMs to meet soon

15.02.2017 14:22 GMT

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will meet soon.

President of Montenegro to attend 5th Baku Global Forum

15.02.2017 12:16 GMT

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Participants will discuss the future of transatlantic relations, the fight against terrorism, the role of China in international relations.

Azerbaijani parliament to hold plenary session on Khojaly Genocide anniversary

15.02.2017 11:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) will hold the plenary session on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide on Feb. 24.

Foreign diplomats to visit lliberated Azerbaijani village

15.02.2017 10:03 GMT

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The diplomats will get acquainted with the signs of brutalities committed by Armenians.

PACE Monitoring Committee to discuss co-rapporteurs’ visit to Azerbaijan

14.02.2017 19:43 GMT

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PACE Monitoring Committee will discuss the fact-finding visit made by co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan Stefan Schennach (Austria, SOC) and Cezar Florin Preda (Romania, EPP/CD) to the country on January 11-15.

Azerbaijani parliament adopts bill on martial law

14.02.2017 17:30 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliament has completed the discussion of the revised bill on martial law.

Azerbaijani parliament begins next plenary meeting

14.02.2017 12:27 GMT

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The next plenary meeting of the Azerbaijani Parliament kicked off on Tuesday.

Networked slanderers exposed - Azerbaijani MP

14.02.2017 11:43 GMT

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There is a saying in Azerbaijan: “Everybody has his own ax to grind”.

Mard: New EU-Azerbaijan agreement to help further deepen bilateral co-op

14.02.2017 11:13 GMT

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The new agreement the European Union and Azerbaijan are set to sign will help further deepen and expand the bilateral cooperation.

House of Azerbaijan opens in Barcelona

14.02.2017 10:21 GMT

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A ceremony to open the House of Azerbaijan has been held in Barcelona.

Azerbaijani parliamentary speaker to visit Latvia

13.02.2017 23:13 GMT

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"Last year Latvia’s speaker of parliament visited Azerbaijan, and this year Azerbaijan’s parliamentary speaker will make a visit to Latvia," Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said on Monday.

Azerbaijan, Latvia lift visa requirements for service passport holders

13.02.2017 20:19 GMT

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The Azerbaijani and Latvian governments have reached an agreement on lifting the visa requirements for holders of service passports.

Azerbaijan’s request for Lapshin’s extradition was legal: Russian envoy

13.02.2017 19:15 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s request for the extradition of Alexander Lapshin was legal, said Russian ambassador to Belarus Alexander Surikov, APA reported citing TASS.

Azerbaijan sees no obstacle to expansion of ties with US, official says

11.02.2017 23:09 GMT

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There is no obstacle to the strengthening and expansion of relations between Azerbaijan and the United States, said Novruz Mammadov, deputy head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, chief of the administration's foreign relations department, APA reported.

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