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31.10.2009 13:36 GMT

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Armenian deputy minister: Turkish statements on Karabakh hamper normalization

30.10.2009 22:43 GMT

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Turkey's leaders make statements that hamper both the normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations and settlement of the Karabakh conflict, Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan has said.

Azeri president receives Palestinian foreign minister

30.10.2009 21:36 GMT

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President Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by the Palestinian minister of foreign affairs, Riyad al-Maliki.

Rahman Hajiyev: Azerbaijanis and Armenians will be neighbors for ages - VIDEO

30.10.2009 20:47 GMT

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Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry mulls cancellation of visa regime with Turkey

30.10.2009 20:29 GMT

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Baku would like to consider the cancellation of the visa regime with Turkey as part of the range of issues under discussion with Ankara, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Elkhan Pokhulov has said.

Elnur Baimov: In mid 2010 Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists may visit Khankendi

30.10.2009 20:04 GMT

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The meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists was held in Moscow at initiative of the ambassadors of Azerbaijan and Armenia in Russia.

Azerbaijan to hold security dialogue in Washington, NATO days in Baku

30.10.2009 19:11 GMT

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Russian mediator: Azeri and Armenian foreign ministers bound to meet in Athens

30.10.2009 19:04 GMT

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The Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers will both be attending the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Athens on 1-2 December, Yuriy Merzlyakov, Russian co-chairman of the OSCE's Minsk Group, has said.

Azerbaijan to raise defense production

30.10.2009 17:19 GMT

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Turkish MP: "Parliament will not ratify protocols signed with Armenia if there is no progress in Karabakh problem"

30.10.2009 17:13 GMT

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Murat Mercan: Turkish parliament will never take anti-Azerbaijani decisions

30.10.2009 16:19 GMT

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Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire in many directions

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Azeri national security minister visits Lithuania

30.10.2009 15:27 GMT

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Azerbaijan's minister of national security, Lieutenant-General Eldar Mahmudov, has visited Lithuania to hold talks on boosting relations between the two countries' security agencies.

Organization of the Islamic Conference calls on members to support Azerbaijan over Karabakh

30.10.2009 14:42 GMT

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Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, has called on its member states to work to end Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan.

Central Election Commission ratifies 24126 people as nominees for municipal elections

30.10.2009 14:00 GMT

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Turkish MP again seeks to reassure Azerbaijan over rapprochement with Armenia

30.10.2009 13:05 GMT

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Murat Mercan, head of the Turkish parliament's foreign affairs committee, has said that Turkey will not open its border with Armenia until the Karabakh conflict is settled.

Azerbaijani Defense Minister: “This may be the last visit of Serzh Sargsyan to the occupied Azerbaijani lands”

30.10.2009 13:05 GMT

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Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev took a stance on Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s visit to the occupied Azerbaijani territories.

Turkish embassy holds reception in Baku to mark Republic Day

30.10.2009 13:00 GMT

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The Turkish embassy held a reception in Baku on Thursday to mark the 86th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic.

Ilham Aliyev made a telephone call to Turkish President

30.10.2009 05:31 GMT

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OSCE Chairman-in-Office: I will lend my personal support to the Co-Chairs of the parties, in their quest to achieve a long-lasting peace in the South-Caucasus region

29.10.2009 21:39 GMT

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“We are encouraged by the positive momentum that the recent frequent meetings of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have created" - George Papandreou.

Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry: Cooperation with Armenia impossible until occupation ends

29.10.2009 20:48 GMT

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Foreign Ministry spokesman Elkhan Polukhov has said that Azerbaijan cannot cooperate with Armenia as long as it is occupying Azerbaijani land.

Foreign minister: Azerbaijan ready to mediate in Middle East peace process

29.10.2009 19:22 GMT

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Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received the foreign minister of the Palestinian Authority, Riyad al-Maliki, in Baku.

MP outlines Azerbaijan's increased defence spending in 2010

29.10.2009 18:35 GMT

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News.Az interviews Zahid Oruc, a member of parliament's security and defence committee, and deputy chairman of Ana Vatan Party.

Ruling party official calls on opposition to contest Azerbaijan's local elections

29.10.2009 18:30 GMT

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Ali Ahmadov, deputy chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party, has called on the opposition to take part in the municipal elections.

16 years passed since occupation of Zengilan region of Azerbaijan by Armenians

29.10.2009 15:15 GMT

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16 years have passed since the occupation of Zengilan region of Azerbaijan by Armenian armed forces.

Armenians violate ceasefire in several directions

29.10.2009 14:51 GMT

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Armenian armed forces, which are keeping a part of Azerbaijani territories under the occupation, continue to violate ceasefire through the contact line between the troops.

Turkish parliament’s decision on protocols with Armenia will show the sincerity of Turkish leaders towards Azerbaijan

29.10.2009 14:28 GMT

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News.Az interview with MP Aydin Mirzazade, member of the parliamentary committee on defense and security issues, member of the political board of Azerbaijan’s ruling party.

Turkey, Azerbaijan patch up ties after flag controversy

29.10.2009 14:02 GMT

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Turkish-Azerbaijani ties, strained over Turkish-Armenian rapprochement, have shown further signs of recovery as Azerbaijani authorities replaced Turkish and Azerbaijani flags at the Turkish war memorial in Baku, Turkish newspaper Today's Zaman comments.

Meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian mass media leaders took place in Moscow

29.10.2009 13:38 GMT

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Meeting was initiated by Azerbaijani and Armenia ambassadors to Russia and special envoy of the Russian President on international culture cooperation.

Azeri and Turkish MPs welcome raising of flags at Turkish war memorial in Baku

29.10.2009 13:18 GMT

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Azerbaijani MPs have commented on the raising of the Turkish and Azerbaijani flags at Martyrs'Avenue again.

President offers National Day greetings to Turkish counterpart

29.10.2009 12:48 GMT

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