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28.10.2009 13:42 GMT

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Committees of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation pact's parliamentary assembly have discussed regional environmental issues at a sitting in the Greek city of Thessaloniki.

Azerbaijan adopts unpopular amendments to pension legislation

28.10.2009 13:40 GMT

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Azerbaijan's parliament, the Milli Majlis, on Tuesday passed by 104 votes controversial changes to the law "On pensions".

Azeri parliament passes bill on peacekeeping operations

28.10.2009 13:08 GMT

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Azerbaijan's parliament, the Milli Majlis, on Tuesday passed a draft law "On Azerbaijan's participation in peacekeeping operations".

Iranian Presidential Advisor praises Azerbaijani Government attention towards Islam

28.10.2009 13:03 GMT

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Advisor to the Iranian President, Mehdi Mostafavi, has hailed the Azerbaijani government`s attention towards Islam in the country.

Saudi ambassador upbeat on relations with Azerbaijan

28.10.2009 13:00 GMT

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"Azerbaijan is a friendly and fraternal country for us," the Saudi ambassador to Azerbaijan, Fahd bin Ali al-Dusari, has told the chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Work with Religious Associations, Hidayat Orujov.

Progress on Azeri-Turkish gas deal

27.10.2009 21:58 GMT

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Turkey will pay the difference in price for the natural gas it has bought from Azerbaijan since 2008, Turkey’s energy and natural resources minister, Taner Yildiz, has said.

Azerbaijani government called to extend dividend exemption from income tax

27.10.2009 21:25 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliament offers to keep a similar subsidy on investments in securities as well.

Azeri presidential official: Some forces seek to sow discord between Azerbaijan and Turkey

27.10.2009 20:58 GMT

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"There are forces that seek to sow discord and cool the fraternal and friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey," Novruz Mammadov, head of the presidential administration's international relations department, has told ANS TV.

Azerbaijan to increase defense budget in 2010

27.10.2009 18:45 GMT

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Azerbaijan's draft budget for 2010 envisages an increase in defense spending of 0.9 per cent, compared with 2009.

Azeri MP confirms discussion of free economic zone with Armenian counterparts

27.10.2009 17:53 GMT

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The meeting with Armenian MPs in Moscow discussed various issues, including the creation of a free trade zone, Azeri MP Sabir Hajiyev has said.

OSCE Baku office holds seminar on election observation in regions

27.10.2009 17:08 GMT

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The OSCE Baku Office held a workshop on election observation for the regional representatives of political parties in the town of Sheki.

Samed Seidov: “Armenia keeps being unconstructive thus hampering the conflict settlement”

27.10.2009 16:49 GMT

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“Armenia has always voiced positions that hamper the Karabakh conflict settlement.

“If Armenia will continue to make same statements, I don’t think that started processes will finish successfully”: Asim Mollazadeh

27.10.2009 16:20 GMT

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“All statements made by Serj Sargsyan and Bako Saakyan in Moscow, I can call the complacency.

Azerbaijan's foreign minister holds high-level meetings in Luxembourg

27.10.2009 15:33 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov visited Luxembourg to attend the tenth meeting of the European Union – Azerbaijan Cooperation Council, Foreign Ministry’s press service told.

Moscow agrees on safe Caspian Sea in multilateral format

27.10.2009 14:55 GMT

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is satisfied with the outcome of the expert discussion of the Caspian Sea security agreement held last week.

Armenians violate ceasefire

27.10.2009 14:50 GMT

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Armenian Armed Forces, which have occupied a part of Azerbaijani lands, continue violating ceasefire.

EU upbeat on intensifying dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan in terms of OSCE’s Minsk Group

27.10.2009 13:34 GMT

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Luxembourg has hosted the tenth session of the EU-Armenia Council of Cooperation presided by Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyuan.

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs issue statement

27.10.2009 13:05 GMT

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The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors Yury Merzlyakov of Russia, Bernard Fassier of France, and Robert Bradtke of the United States, released the following statement on Monday which was published on the organization's website:

15147 nominees confirmed for local elections in Azerbaijan

27.10.2009 12:54 GMT

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15147 nominees have been confirmed for 1536 municipalities in Azerbaijan up to now.

EU-Azerbaijan Cooperation Council meets in Luxembourg

26.10.2009 21:56 GMT

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Meetings of the cooperation councils between the European Union and the three South Caucasus countries were held in Luxembourg on Monday.

Ahmet Davutoglu: "Occupation of Azerbaijani lands has become the problem of Turkey"

26.10.2009 21:33 GMT

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Azerbaijani FM upbeat on changeless positions of the Turkish leaders

26.10.2009 21:16 GMT

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Armenia offers to create free economic zone on border with Azerbaijan

26.10.2009 21:09 GMT

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At last week's meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijani MPs in Russia's State Duma, the Armenian side offered to create a free economic zone with Azerbaijan, Armenian MP Vartan Khachatran has said.

Iranian presidential adviser praises relations with Azerbaijan

26.10.2009 20:13 GMT

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"There is no barrier that could create problems between the two countries," Mehdi Mustafavi, Iranian presidential adviser and chairman of the Organization of Culture and Islamic Relations, has said.

Azerbaijan likely to increase number of peacekeepers in Afghanistan

26.10.2009 19:54 GMT

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The number of Azerbaijani servicemen serving in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan will be increased, a government source has said.

Delegation of Turkish parliament to arrive in Azerbaijan tomorrow

26.10.2009 19:37 GMT

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The delegation led by Murat Mercan, Chairman of Turkish Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Commission, will arrive in Azerbaijan tomorrow, spokesman for Azerbaijani parliament Akif Nasirov.

Azerbaijan's consul in Istanbul: "The flags will be restored"

26.10.2009 19:31 GMT

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The flags removed from the war memorial to Turkish servicemen in Baku will be restored, Azerbaijan's consul general in Istanbul, Sayyad Aran, told a news conference in Izmir.

Azadlig opposition bloc to participate in Azeri local elections

26.10.2009 19:14 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Azadlig opposition bloc has decided to contest the local elections on 23 December.

Azeri president has congratulated Turkmen President on occasion of national holiday

26.10.2009 19:05 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimukhammedov on occasion of national holiday.

Georgia upbeat on Black Sea ministerial meeting in Baku

26.10.2009 18:56 GMT

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Georgia is positive about the 21st session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation pact that was held last week in Baku.

Iranian Presidential adviser arrives in Azerbaijan

26.10.2009 18:06 GMT

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Adviser to the Iranian President Mehdi Mostafavi has arrived in Azerbaijan for a four-day visit.

Tina Kaidanow: "We understand Azerbaijan’s concerns regarding opening of the Turkish-Armenian border"

26.10.2009 16:48 GMT

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