Foreign military attachés visit Azerbaijani Air Force Base

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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev receives outgoing Korean ambassador

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UN Headquarters hosts “roundtable” on situation in Azerbaijan`s occupied territories

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MP calls for review of Azerbaijan's law on ethnic minorities

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Azerbaijan rejects Armenian accusations over historical monuments

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