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Eastern Partnership foreign ministers will meet in December: Peter Semneby

17.11.2009 16:33 GMT

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The first meeting of foreign ministers from Eastern Partnership program (EaP) countries is slated for December, 2009, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Peter Semneby told reporters.

US diplomat appointed new deputy chief of Baku office

17.11.2009 16:16 GMT

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We hope that an agreement on the key principles will soon be achieved between Azerbaijan and Armenia: Swiss Federal Councilor

17.11.2009 15:43 GMT

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Interview with Swiss Federal Councilor Micheline Calmy-Rey.

Two young men were convicted for hooliganism in Azerbaijan – human rights activist

17.11.2009 14:44 GMT

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Azeri human rights activist Chingiz Ganizade comments on the statements from the foreign embassies and international organizations regarding the court verdict passed on Adnan Hajizade and Emin Abdullayev.

Armenians violate ceasefire

17.11.2009 14:26 GMT

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Armenian armed formations fired at positions of the National Army of Azerbaijan in several directions of the front on November 16-17.

Azerbaijan celebrates Day of National Revival

17.11.2009 14:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan marks the Day of National Revival on November 17.

Azeri MP to attend PACE meetings in Bern and Paris

17.11.2009 13:02 GMT

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Head of Azerbaijani delegation to the PACE, MP Samad Seyidov will be attending meetings of the PACE Bureau, Standing and Monitoring Committees in Bern and Paris between November 17 and 20.

Ilham Aliyev met with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Peter Semneby

17.11.2009 13:00 GMT

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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has received today EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Peter Semneby and his accompanying delegation.

Azeri leader receives new Kuwaiti, EU envoys

17.11.2009 12:54 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev accepted the credentials of the newly appointed ambassador of Kuwait, Ghassan Yusuf al-Zawawi, on Monday.

Russia would welcome Azeri involvement in South Stream gas pipeline

17.11.2009 12:52 GMT

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Russia would welcome Azerbaijan’s participation in the South Stream project, the State Duma vice-speaker and president of the Russian Gas Society, Valery Yazev, said in Moscow on Monday.

Azerbaijan says Norwegian, German embassy statements "interference"

17.11.2009 06:27 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry called representatives of the Norwegian and German embassies to a meeting on Monday to discuss the court decision on youth activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade.

Without movement on Nagorno-Karabakh, the normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia could jeopardize Ankara’s close ties with Baku - “Chatham House”

17.11.2009 03:13 GMT

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EU hopes for continuing progress on Karabakh

16.11.2009 21:18 GMT

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The European Union's special representative for the South Caucasus, Peter Semneby, held meetings in Baku on Monday following his visit to Azerbaijan's second city, Ganja.

Turkish journalist reportedly says Karabakh is Armenian land

16.11.2009 20:58 GMT

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A Turkish journalist visiting the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh republic is reported to have said that Karabakh is purely Armenian land.

International conference on regional cooperation will be held in Baku

16.11.2009 20:28 GMT

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An international conference entitled “Obstacles to security in the South Caucasus: realities and prospects of the regional cooperation” will take place in Baku, on November 20.

Freedom of speech in Azerbaijan "no worse than in France"

16.11.2009 20:01 GMT

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Ali Hasanov, head of the presidential administration's public policy department, has said that criticism of freedom of speech in Azerbaijan is unfair.

Azerbaijan’s embassy in Russia investigates information about Moscow’s cooperation with Armenian separatists

16.11.2009 19:40 GMT

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FM has instructed the Azerbaijani embassy in Russia to investigate information about cooperation of separatist Karabakh regime with Moscow mayor’s office.

Azeri MP criticizes embassies for politicizing activists' case

16.11.2009 19:20 GMT

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Interview with the chairman of the Great Creation Party, MP Fazil Mustafa.

Armenian, Azeri presidents to meet in Munich

16.11.2009 19:17 GMT

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The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs have scheduled a meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents, Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev for the end of this November.

Azeri Parliament can pass a bill on national minorities

16.11.2009 18:48 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliamentarians start backing more and more the idea of country’s acceding to the Council of Europe Framework for the Protection of National Minorities.

Russian Islam expert: Azerbaijan should seriously watch processes ongoing in its northern neighbors

16.11.2009 18:29 GMT

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News.Az interviews Ahmet Yarlikapov, Islam expert, expert of the Center of Ethnopolitical Studies at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology at the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Azeri official questions reaction to sentencing of young activists

16.11.2009 18:09 GMT

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Ali Hasanov, head of the Azerbaijani presidential administration's public policy department, has expressed surprise at the international reaction to the sentencing of two young activists.

Azeri official promises democratic local elections

16.11.2009 17:59 GMT

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Azerbaijan's local elections on 23 December will be transparent and fair, Ali Hasanov, head of the public policy department at the presidential administration, has said.

Azerbaijan's Press Council to seek release of youth activists

16.11.2009 17:46 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Press Council seeks the release of journalists who are in prison, council chairman Aflatun Amashov has said.

Azerbaijan needs law on defamation

16.11.2009 17:42 GMT

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The Council of Europe's special representative in Baku, Veronika Kotek, has said that Azerbaijan needs to adopt a law on defamation.

Azeri ruling party seeks to boost women's representation in local elections

16.11.2009 16:43 GMT

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Women make up 30 percent of the candidates nominated for the local elections by the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP).

Azerbaijani leadership is not against adoption of law "On defamation"

16.11.2009 16:33 GMT

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The Azeri government is not against the adoption of the law "On defamation" provided that it does not cause damage to journalist activity.

Postponement of Azeri parliamentary elections out of question

16.11.2009 16:24 GMT

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Ali Hasanov, head of the public and political department at the Azerbaijani presidential administration, has said it is absurd to talk about postponing the parliamentary polls.

USA ready to help on Karabakh

16.11.2009 16:14 GMT

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The USA is hoping for rapid progress in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the former US ambassador to Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ross Wilson, told APA news agency's correspondent in Washington.

Brussels to host Eastern Partnership forum with Azerbaijan’s participation

16.11.2009 15:19 GMT

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The first session of the forum of civil community within the framework of the EU program of Eastern Partnership will be held in Brussels on November 16-17.

EU conflict experience could be useful for Karabakh conflict: EU Special Representative

16.11.2009 15:04 GMT

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EU Special Representative on the South Caucasus Peter Semneby began his visit to Azerbaijan from Ganja.

Azerbaijan keen to promote inter-faith dialogue

16.11.2009 14:49 GMT

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News.Az interviews Elchin Askerov, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.

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