Poland hosts Day of Azerbaijan

“Day of Azerbaijan” was held in the city of Wejherowo upon the organization of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Poland. Prior to the event, Ambassador Hasan Hasanov met Senator Kazimierz Kleina and Mayor of the city Kjistoph Hildenbrandt, AzerTag state news agency reported. Hasanov highlighted ongoing redevelopment work in Azerbaijan, as well as informed about the history and consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The ambassador … Continue reading Poland hosts Day of Azerbaijan

Dilara Kazimova will represent Azerbaijan on Eurovision in Denmark [Photos]

In tonight’s Azerbaijani final, one male and two female singers fought for the honour to represent their country in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. It was a really exciting show, with musically qualitative performances and nice guests. Dilara convinced an expert jury with her cover versions and got the ticket to Copenhagen! Three entrants who reached tonight’s final of Böyük Səhnə, delivered a fantastic show. Erkin … Continue reading Dilara Kazimova will represent Azerbaijan on Eurovision in Denmark [Photos]

Heydar Aliyev Center on CNN’s most beautiful concert halls list

Building data company Emporis has released a list of the world’s most spectacular concert halls. The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, has “fluid forms that contrast to the rigid, monumental architecture you normally find in Baku.” President Ilham Aliyev, who officially opened the building on May 10, 2012, named the building after his late father, Heydar Aliyev, who was also a president of Azerbaijan. Architect: Zaha … Continue reading Heydar Aliyev Center on CNN’s most beautiful concert halls list

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Edward Snowden spent the last year revealing some of the government’s most tightly held secrets, kicking off a massive debate about the proper role of America’s intelligence services. Now, a pair of Norwegian politicians have nominated the NSA leaker for a Nobel Peace Prize. In their nomination letter, Baard Vegar Solhjell and Snorre Valen, who hail from the Socialist Left party, said Snowden’s revelations “contributed … Continue reading Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

NATO Secretary General says Alliance open to further cooperation with Azerbaijan

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday (15 January 2014) that the Alliance looked forward to strengthen its cooperation with his country and thanked him for his nation’s support to NATO operations. “We are determined to reinvigorate our political dialogue including on strategic issues, such as energy security and counter terrorism,” the Secretary General said. The President … Continue reading NATO Secretary General says Alliance open to further cooperation with Azerbaijan

Would Japan Sell Weapons To Azerbaijan?

A sale of Turkish howitzers to Azerbaijan seems to be back on after the German company that made the weapon’s engine blocked the sale because of restrictions related to its frozen conflict with Armenia. Deliveries of Turkey’s T-155 howitzer to Azerbaijan will start next year, the cannon’s manufacturer told Azerbaijan news agency APA. But it’s not yet clear who will provide the engine, given that … Continue reading Would Japan Sell Weapons To Azerbaijan?

President Aliyev visits aircraft manufacturer in Turkey

By Aynur Jafarova On his first official visit to Turkey after reelection, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited the Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. on November 12. President Aliyev was accompanied by his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul. The two presidents watched the flight performances of the Hurkush basic trainer aircraft and the T129 attack helicopter from the control tower. The Head of State was informed that Turkish … Continue reading President Aliyev visits aircraft manufacturer in Turkey

President Aliyev awarded with Medalla Sede Vacante medal

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev was honored with the Medalla Sede Vacante medal on November 4. The Medalla Sede Vacante medal is one of the highest awards in Vatican. The award was presented to President Aliyev by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, the President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, on behalf of the Holy See. Cardinal Ravasi headed the delegation from Vatican. President Aliyev in turn presented … Continue reading President Aliyev awarded with Medalla Sede Vacante medal

Azerbaijan’s Actions In Full Compliance With Constitution Of Azerbaijan And International Law – OpEd

By Yusif Babanly October 26, 2013 A recent article by Aram Avetisyan, published in FPJ blog is nothing but misrepresentation of facts in an effort to mislead the reader. I’ll start from the statements about the re-election of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. First and foremost, the entire process of elections was assessed as free and transparent and in accordance with all international standards … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s Actions In Full Compliance With Constitution Of Azerbaijan And International Law – OpEd

European Parliament supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on basis of UN Security Council resolutions

A draft resolution on the European Neighbourhood Policy was adopted in the plenary session of the European Parliament on Wednesday. On paragraph 16 of the resolution, the European Parliament mentioned that the occupation of one state’s territories that is a participant of the “Eastern Partnership” program, by another state which also participates in this program, is a violation of the fundamental principles and objectives of … Continue reading European Parliament supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on basis of UN Security Council resolutions