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News.Az reprints from The Hill the article titled 'If the US does not act, the Caucasus will be under Russian control' by Stephen Blank.

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the grave of former president Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor.

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Today, Azerbaijan commemorates the 14th anniversary of the death of national leader Heydar Aliyev.



If the US does not act, the Caucasus will be under Russian control
News.Az reprints from The Hill the article titled 'If the US does not act, the Caucasus will be under Russian control' by Stephen Blank.

Azerbaijani President visits Heydar Aliyev’s grave
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the grave of former president Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor.

Azerbaijan commemorates 14th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev’s death
Today, Azerbaijan commemorates the 14th anniversary of the death of national leader Heydar Aliyev.

NASA's female astronaut visited the Azerbaijan Armed Forces Military College
Visiting Baku with the support of the US Embassy, the NASA female astronaut, Space Shuttle crew member, Captain 1st Rank Heidemarie Martha Stefanyshyn-Piper visited the Military College of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.

Foreign diplomats hail work done in Azerbaijan to improve IDPs’ living conditions – Hikmat Hajiyev
Foreign diplomats, who visited Tartar district on Monday, hailed the work done by the Azerbaijani government to improve the living conditions of IDPs, said Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, APA’s Karabakh bureau reported.

President: Azerbaijan-Russia interparliamentary cooperation should be broadened
On December 11, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov.

Azerbaijani MPs to take part in CIS forum in Moscow
Azerbaijani MPs Nagif Gamzayev and Parvin Karimzade will take part in the 12th Forum of Creative and Scientific Intelligentsia of the CIS member states in Moscow, the Azerbaijani Parliament told Trend Dec. 9.

Erdogan invites Ilham Aliyev to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem issue
President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on December 9, the Azerbaijani presidential press service reported.

National leader Heydar Aliyev commemorated in Chief Office of ministry’s Interior Troops
Independent Azerbaijan went through hard times and became an influential state in the world due to the sagacious policy of Heydar Aliyev.

Azerbaijan appoints new ambassador to Croatia
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on appointment of Fakhraddin Gurbanov as the country’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Croatia, APA reported.

Twitter account of Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry leading in the South Caucasus
Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry's digital diplomacy activity ranks 47th among the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of 190 countries in the global digital diplomacy ranking.

Azerbaijan's Defense Minister visits Military Publishing House, film studio of Azerbaijan Ordusu newspaper
The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the leadership of the ministry have visited the Military Publishing House, the Studio of the documentary and educational films, as well as the editorial office of the newspaper "Azerbaijan Ordusu" on December 7.

Los Angeles faith leaders commend Azerbaijan's multiculturalism
U.S. premiere screening of the film "Under One Sun" - produced with support from Heydar Aliyev Foundation – was successfully held in Los Angeles.U.S.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov meets with his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland Timo Soini within the framework of the 24th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna.

Azerbaijan's FM meets Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov meets with Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó.

Elmar Mammadyarov: “Certain forces in the region are not interested in changing status-quo”
“It remains to be source of serious concern that certain forces in the region are not interested in taking necessary political steps to move beyond the unsustainable and unacceptable status-quo,” said Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov as he addressed the 24th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting in Vienna, Austria, APA reports.

Rome mayor informed of Azerbaijan`s achievements over the past years
Azerbaijani MP, chairperson of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons Sahiba Gafarova has highlighted Azerbaijan`s accomplishments over the past years as she met with Rome`s mayor Virginia Raggi.

UK minister of state for trade to visit Azerbaijan
Baroness Rona Fairhead the UK Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion, will pay a visit to Azerbaijan on December 14-15, 2017, the UK Embassy in Baku told APA.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov meets EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar within the framework of the 24th OSCE Ministerial Council.

Azerbaijani public concerned over unfair attitude of certain circles in West - Novruz Mammadov
The public of Azerbaijan is extremely concerned about the unfair attitude demonstrated in the period of independence towards the country by certain circles in the West and in Europe.

Azerbaijan, Italy discuss issues of military-technical cooperation
Azerbaijan's Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Azerbaijan Augusto Massari on December 7.

Protocol of 10th meeting of Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue signed
The 10th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue held in Baku has ended.

Azerbaijan supports peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
"Azerbaijan supports peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

NATO Mobile Training Team is held training course in Baku
Mobile Training Team of Allied Joint Forces Command in Brunssum conducts a training course on the topic "Joint campaign and operational assessment".

Azerbaijan Defense Minister meets with Turkish General
On December 6, the Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with the Сorps General Yavuz Türkgenci, Chief of the Main Directorate for Plans and Principles of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Turkey, who is visiting our country.

Azerbaijani, Armenian FMs to meet in Vienna today
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan will hold a meeting today in Vienna, APA reported.

Russian overreach calls into question Baku’s balanced foreign policy
News.Az reprints from Jamestown.org an article titled 'Russian Overreach Calls Into Question Baku’s Balanced Foreign Policy' by Paul Goble.

Azerbaijani permanent mission to UN among nominees for Geneva Engage Award
Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to UN office and other international organizations in Geneva is among the nominees for Geneva Engage Award.

Mammadyarov embarks on visit to Austria
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has left for a working visit to Vienna.

Artillery shell found in center of Beylagan city
The Crisis Management Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations has notified the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) of the existence of a piece of unexploded ordnance in the water channel in the Beylagan city.

Baku hosts 10th meeting of Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue
The 10th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Military Dialogue kicked off in Baku on December 5.

Fazil Mammadov released from post of Minister of Taxes
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree to release Mikail Jabbarov from the post of the minister of education.

Moscow says 20-year work on Caspian Sea legal status ‘finalized’
The 20-year work on the legal status of the Caspian Sea has been finalized, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Lavrov: Discussions on all open issues regarding Convention on Caspian Sea legal status yielded result
Discussions on all open issues related to the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea have yielded a result, said Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

MP Slutsky proposes creating Russia-Azerbaijan-Iran parliamentary troika
Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky has proposed creating a Russia-Azerbaijan-Iran parliamentary troika.

Azerbaijan's FM attends meeting of foreign ministers of Caspian littoral states
Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov took part in the meeting of foreign ministers of the Caspian states, held in Moscow on December 4-5, 2017.

Azerbaijan ranks 11th in list of most militarized countries in the world
Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC) published a global militarization index 2017, Report informs referring to the Center.