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Minister hails Azerbaijan's role in Europe's energy security

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 October 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

Azerbaijan has turned into the country contributing to the European energy security and diversification of its energy sources, Azerbaijan Energy Minister and Chairman of the Energy Charter Conference Parviz Shahbazov has stated.

He made this remark during the Baku International Energy Charter Forum, held in video conference format, jointly with the Azerbaijan Energy Ministry and International Energy Charter under the Chairmanship of Azerbaijan.

During...


Jeyhun Bayramov holds phone talk with UK Minister for European Neighbourhood

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 28 October 2020

Minister emphasized that Armenian leadership bears full responsibility for the heinous attacks against the peaceful population of Azerbaijan.


SOCAR Turkey: Azerbaijan, Turkey create energy corridor to Europe

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 26 October 2020

Armenia attacked the Tovuz region of Azerbaijan in July this year. Tovuz region is a part of Azerbaijan's energy corridor - the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan, Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipelines


Azerbaijani MP: Trying to integrate into Europe, Pashinyan turns its back on Moscow

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 22 October 2020

By Trend

One of the main reasons why Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan started the war with Azerbaijan is undoubtedly the rapprochement with NATO, Azerbaijani MP Sevil Mikayilova told Trend.

“Yerevan has unambiguously headed for NATO. The confidence with which Armenian President Armen Sargsyan turns to NATO in Brussels clearly shows that his country has very clear goals in Europe. The current Armenian political establishm...


EU leaders to hold COVID-19 video-conference

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 21 October 2020

The discussion will take place a day after the EU Commission is expected to announce new plans to strengthen coordination among EU states on testing strategies, contact tracing, and quarantine length.


European Union condemns Armenian attack on Ganja

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 October 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

The European Union has condemned the Armenian attack on Azerbaijan’s Ganja city that killed 13 civilians and injured 52 others.

"The European Union deplores the strikes on the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during the night of 16-17 October resulting in civilian loss of life and serious injury. All targeting of civilians and civilian installations by either party must stop. The ceasefire of 10 October must be fully respected without delay," the European Union said...


EU remains ready to support parties, OSCE in a long-term solution to Karabakh conflict

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 October 2020

By Trend

EU remains ready to support the parties and the OSCE in a long-term solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell said in a statement, http://trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; background-color: transparent; text-decoration-line: none; position: relative; padding: 0px 3px; border-bottom: 1px solid rgb...


EU deplores strikes on Azerbaijani Ganja resulting in civilian loss of life, serious injury

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 18 October 2020

By Trend

The European Union deplores the strikes on the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during the night of 16-17 October resulting in civilian loss of life and serious injury, Spokesperson of the EU Peter Stano said, Trend reports citing EU.

“All targeting of civilians and civilian installations by either party must stop. The ceasefire of 10 October must be fully respected without delay,” Stano said.

According to the latest...


Russian deputy FM, EU special representative discuss situation in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 October 2020

By Trend

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Andrey Rudenko, had a telephone conversation with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Toivo Klaar, at the initiative of Klaar on October 15, ...


BP: TAP pipeline will allow Azerbaijan to supply gas to Europe for 25 years

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 13 October 2020

BP, as a shareholder, welcomes the announcement of Trans Adriatic Pipeline made on October 12 on the successful completion of long time efforts of Azerbaijan along with the other involved Governments


Ignoring Armenian fascism is a catastrophe for European energy security: Expert

Energy, Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 13 October 2020

US political scientist, Professor at the University of Marquette (Wisconsin) Peter Tase, said.


Президент Ильхам Алиев дал интервью телеканалу Euronews

Culture and Media, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 07 October 2020

Президент Азербайджанской Республики Ильхам Алиев дал интервью телеканалу Euronews.


Евросоюз требует незамедлительно прекратить боевые действия в Карабахе

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 05 October 2020

Верховный представитель Евросоюза по внешней политике и политике безопасности Жозеп Боррель назвал недопустимым рост потерь среди гражданского населения в конфликте Армении и Азербайджана и призвал к немедленному прекращению боевых действий.
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Jeyhun Bayramov informs EU representative about Armenia's attacks

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 05 October 2020

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with Josep Borrell, the High Representative of the European Union (EU)


European Parliament to discuss conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 02 October 2020

By Trend

The European Parliament will discuss the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh at the plenary session opening on October 5 in Brussels, http://trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; text-decoration-line: none; position: relative; padding: 0px 3px; border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(160, 8, 17); border-radius: 2px; transition: all 0.2s...


European Council to hold discussions on Nagorno-Karabakh escalation

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 01 October 2020

By Trend

European Council will discuss situation with Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalation during special meeting on October 1-2, 2020, Trend reports citing European Council.

Armenian Armed Forces launched a large-scale military attack on positions of Azerbaijani army on the front line, using large-caliber weapons, mortars and artillery on Sept. 27.

Azerbaijan responded with a counter-offensive along the entire front. A...


European Council president makes call to Azerbaijani president

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 September 2020

By Trend

On September 30, President of the European Council Charles Michel made a phone call to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

European Council President Charles Michel expressed his concern over the outbreak of military operations on the line of contact, underlining the need for a peaceful settlement of the conflict.

Highlighting the situation over the ongoing military provocation committed by Armenia against Az...


Armenia's attempt to use EU Court for political its purposes fail

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 September 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

Armenia's attempt to use the European Court for political purposes, has turned against itself, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said on September 30.

The ministry noted that on 29 September 2020, in response to a request lodged by the government of Armenia, the European Court of Human Rights adopted a relevant ruling, in accordance with Rule 39 of the Rules of Court.  In its ruling, the European Court called upon both Armenia and Azerbaijan to refrain fro......


Azerbaijan, EU starts implementing Twinning project

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 September 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

The official opening of the EU-funded Twinning project for support to the State Statistics Committee and the State Tax Service under the Ministry of Economy to strengthen the collection, processing, analysis, publication and dissemination of the date in the field of business statistics took place in the format of videoconference on September 29,2020.

The project is implemented by a consortium consisting of the Statistics Office of Finland, the Statistics Depar...


EU leaders to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 September 2020

The topics to be presented at the meeting of European Union (EU) leaders to be held in Brussels on October 1-2 have been announced, said EU Council President Charles Michel.