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US analyst advocates two-stage Armenian withdrawal from Azerbaijani land

28.10.2009 19:56 GMT

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Foreign affairs commissions of Azerbaijani and Turkish parliaments to meet twice a year

28.10.2009 19:45 GMT

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Alexander Rusetsky: Azerbaijan and Turkey should give up chauvinistic "one nation, two states" principle

28.10.2009 18:48 GMT

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28.10.2009 18:39 GMT

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Novruz Mammadov: "The mediators should demand from Armenia to release all the regions around Nagorno Karabakh"

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Armenian armed forces continue to violate ceasefire

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Turkish opposition party starts Apologize to Azerbaijan campaign

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Black Sea committees discuss Armenian damage to Azeri environment

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Azeri parliament passes bill on peacekeeping operations

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Iranian Presidential Advisor praises Azerbaijani Government attention towards Islam

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Saudi ambassador upbeat on relations with Azerbaijan

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Progress on Azeri-Turkish gas deal

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Azerbaijani government called to extend dividend exemption from income tax

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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”

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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.

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