AzerNews (262)

Ilham Aliyev: Partnership with EU a priority for Azerbaijan's foreign policy

Partnership with the European Union is one of the main priorities of Azerbaijan's foreign policy, said President Ilham Aliyev.

Kazakh national bank records reduction on money supply

In Kazakhstan, the money supply, or all money in the economy, decreased by 3.3 percent in October 2017 by 0.4 percent, to 19.825 trillion tenge, the National Bank of Kazakhstan reported.

President Aliyev: European companies ready to make huge investments to support Azerbaijani economy

European companies are ready to invest huge financial resources to support Azerbaijan's economy, said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev addressing the Plenary Session of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels Nov. 24.

President Aliyev: Territorial integrity of Azerbaijan must be restored

The territorial integrity of Azerbaijan has the same value as the territorial integrity of any other state and it must be restored, said Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev.

Turkmen oil concern develops 'road map' for geological prospecting

Turkmenistan's Turkmenoil state concern has developed a road map' for geological and technical measures for 2018-2024, the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper reported.

Iran focuses on spatial planning in post-sanctions era

The experience of harsh years of sanctions has put spatial planning and tapping provincial potential in focus in Iran.

Pentagon likely to acknowledge 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria: U.S. officials

The Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria, two U.S. officials said on Friday, as the military acknowledges that an accounting system for troops has under-reported the size of forces on the ground, Reuters reported.

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 146 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Nov. 24.

Azerbaijan, EU ink document on Trans-European Transport network

Azerbaijan and the European Union have inked the indicative maps of the Trans-European transport network, Spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Hikmat Hajiyev told Trend.

Central Bank of Azerbaijan studying possibility of using blockchain

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan is studying the possibility of using blockchain technology, the bank said in a message Nov. 24.

Azerbaijanis stage protest rally in Brussels

About 250 Azerbaijanis have held a protest rally in front of the building of the European Parliament in Brussels, Azerbaijan's State Committee on Work with Diaspora told Trend.

Rhythmic & aerobic gymnasts continue performances in Baku

Rhythmic and aerobic gymnasts have performed at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.

OSCE PA president calls to redouble Nagorno-Karabakh conflict resolution efforts

President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, George Tsereteli stressed a need to redouble the efforts on resolution of the conflicts in the region, including the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Azerbaijani, Russian officials mull security co-op

Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev and Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev discussed the current issues of the Russia-Azerbaijan security cooperation.

President Aliyev completes Brussels visit

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev completed his working visit to Brussels on Friday.

Canadian company updates on work at Azerbaijan's Zardab field

Canada's Zenith Energy company, which is the operator of Azerbaijan's largest onshore block of oil fields Muradkhanli-Jafarli-Zardab, has provided an update on the progress of two wells at the Zardab field.

Commercial activity on occupied Azerbaijani territories gives rise to criminal liability: European Commission

The Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission issued a warning that the commercial activities of European Union companies on the occupied territories of Azerbaijan give rise to liability, spokesperson of Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry Hikmet Hajiyev told Trend.

Baku awaits rainy weather on Saturday

Rainy weather is expected in Baku and Absheron peninsula on November 25. North-west wind will blow.

Forget bad weather at Baku Street Food Festival

The food festival "Sweet November", organized with the support of the Office of the State Historical and Architectural Reserve "Icherisheher" and the Meal for Real culinary project, gathers all foodies near the symbol of Baku, Maiden Tower.

CBA announces manat rate for November 27

Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan's national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7001 AZN/USD for November 27, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said on November 24.

Join 4G network in regions and get internet from Azercell as gift!

Azercell Telecom LLC, the leading mobile operator of Azerbaijan, recently announced the launch of 4G network in Barda, Shamkir and Lankaran, along with Baku, Absheron peninsula and Ganja.

Intellectual Game Championship underway

The second Azerbaijan's Intellectual Game Championship, organized by IRELI Public Association and Azerbaijan Ministry of Youth and Sports is underway.

Dates for next summer fest announced

A long awaited summer festival "Zhara-2018" comes back to the City of Winds.

EaP summit is about finding ways to tackle shared challenges together – UK PM

The 5th Eastern Partnership summit is all about taking stock and about finding the ways to tackle shared challenges together both in security and development, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on the sidelines of the summit.

Deputy Prime Minister Simsek in Moscow

Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek is expected to meet with Russian counterpart Dvorkovic and Russian businessmen, reports.

Joint declaration adopted at EaP summit in Brussels

Joint declaration has been adopted at the 5th Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels on November 24.

EU encourages to open visa liberalisation dialogue with Azerbaijan

The European Union has encouraged the opening visa liberalisation dialogue with Azerbaijan, reads a declaration adapted following the Eastern Partnership Summit held in Brussels on November 24.

Turkey's restrictions for Russian agricultural products almost canceled

Complications with regards to the supply of Russian agricultural products to Turkey have been practically abolished.

Number of earthquakes in Azerbaijan revealed

Every year, several hundred thousand earthquakes occur on the globe, and about a hundred of them are destructive, causing death to people and entire cities.

Air forces of Azerbaijan, Turkey hold staff talks in Baku

Officials of Air Force of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Air Force of the Republic of Turkey held staff talks in Baku on November 24, said the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

European Union reaffirms support to territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

The European Union remains committed in its support to the territorial integrity, independence and sovereignty of all its partners, reads a declaration adapted following the Eastern Partnership Summit held in Brussels on November 24.

OPEC oil rises in price

The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $61.14 a barrel on November 23, compared with $61.09 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations.

Residents in Uzbekistan's remote districts to receive gas cylinders

In Uzbekistan, residents of remote districts and towns, where there is no centralized gas supply, will receive gas cylinders, the Uzbek media reported.

FMSB proposes to regulate import/export operations

The measures implemented by the Financial Market Supervisory Body regarding application of the order of regulation of operations on the import and export of goods, are insufficient.

State Committee: Armenians killed 189 children during Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Despite the announcement of the ceasefire in 1994, unfortunately, Azerbaijan continued to record the facts of killing of Azerbaijani children by Armenians, Hijran Huseynova, chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, said on November 24.

Turkey hosts NATO drill

Turkey is hosting a NATO drill on November 24 with the participation of naval, air force and coast guard commanders as well as troops from Turkey and NATO countries amid strained ties over Norway incident.

S&P revises outlook on Kazakh Electricity Grid Operating Co.

S&P Global Ratings has revised its outlook on Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Co. to positive from stable, affirming the 'BB' long-term corporate credit rating.

More disabled people to be attracted to self-employment program

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Azerbaijan assigns a special role to attracting people with various categories of disability to self-employment program, Salim Muslumov, minister of labor and social protection of population, told reporters on November 24.

Historical truth in Karabakh conflict is on Azerbaijan's side, says Russian expert

The historical truth in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is on Azerbaijan's side, and Russia should behave more actively in this situation and support Baku, said Maxim Shevchenko, member of the Izborsk Club expert group, addressing a round table dedicated to this issue in Moscow.

German investments in Azerbaijan reach $496.9M

The 7th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Germany High-Level Working Group addressing a number of issues including the current state of economic and trade relations between the two countries was held in Berlin on November 22.

AZFAR Business League: Azecolab team

AZFAR Business League - ABL Cup 2017/18 among Azerbaijani companies is underway in Baku.

Azerbaijan increasing customs duties on car imports

Customs duties on import of cars will be raised in Azerbaijan starting from 2018.

Azerbaijani banks make important decision on non-cash settlements

An interchange fee, which credit organizations involved in servicing of bank cards pay each other while making transactions, has been reduced in Azerbaijan to increase interest in non-cash settlements and turnover of non-cash settlements, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said in a message on November ...

EBRD ready to support improvement of business environment in Azerbaijan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is ready to support the improvement of business sphere in Azerbaijan.

Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijan has right to defend itself like all other states

Azerbaijan has the right to defend itself like all other states, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev said in his interview with Portugal's Diario de noticias Mundo news portal, titled Armenia is the only mono-ethnic state in the world', the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told ...

Priority direction of Jeenbekov's policy – fight against corruption

The priority direction of the policy of the new president of Kyrgyzstan is the fight against corruption. This Sooronbai Jeenbekov said today in his opening speech at the inauguration ceremony after taking the oath, «»reports.

Gymnastics competitions continue in Baku

Azerbaijan and Baku Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling Championships among Age Categories, Rhythmic Gymnastics Baku Championships among Age Categories, as well as the Open Azerbaijan and Baku Aerobic Gymnastics Championships among Age Categories are continuing at the National Gymnastics Arena in ...

President Sooronbai Jeenbekov takes office

Today in the State Residence Ala-Archa the new president of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov took the oath, «»reports.

Turkey going to implement agrarian projects in Jojug Marjanli village

Turkey intends to implement an agrarian project in Jojug Marjanli village of Azerbaijan's Jabrayil region, Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral said on November 23.

TANAP, Shah Deniz 2 to give impetus to Azerbaijan`s economic growth in 2018

The implementation of gas infrastructure projects TANAP and Shah Deniz 2 is expected to provide impetus to growth of Azerbaijan`s economy from 2018, according to the Transition Report of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development .