September 18, 2020

An update on the Armenian incursion into Azerbaijan by novel Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov

On July 16, 2020, the Armenian armed forces attempted to attack our positions again  in  the  direction  of  the  Tovuz  region  along  the  Azerbaijan-Armenia  border  and  civilian  residential  infrastructure  in  Aghdam,  Dondar  Gushchu  and  Vahidli  villages of Tovuz region was shelled by large-caliber weapons and artillery. During continuing combats one serviceman of the Azerbaijany Army was killed.  Continuing  its  provocative  actions,  Armenia  openly  demonstrates  its  intention  to  strengthen  the  consequences  of  its  aggressive  policy  by  grossly  violating  the  norms  and  principles  of  international  law,  including  international  humanitarian law, and to carry out new acts of aggression by use force.  We reiterate that the only…

IEA holds talks vis-à-vis Azerbaijan

IEA Executive Director, Fatih Birol and President Ilham Aliyev – Picture by Presidency of Azerbaijan. Saturday, 15 February 2020, Munich, Free State of Bavaria, Germany: Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan sat for a tête-à-tête with the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.  Fatih Birol welcomed President Ilham Aliyev’s intervention during the Energy Security round table held as part of the conference.  Azerbaijan readies to increase its energetic weight in relation to Europe with the construction of the so-called “Southern Gas Corridor”, a chain of pipelines linking Azerbaijan to Italy that…

Azerbaijan Parliamentary Elections

Azerbaijan prepares for the early parliamentary elections of February 9th, 2020 Baku, Azerbaijan – The elegant and cosmopolitan city of Baku is receiving thousands of local and international observers to cooperate in the upcoming early parliamentary elections of February 9th, 2020.  The OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIH) has dispatched an election observation mission to Azerbaijan. The mission, which is led by Ambassador Peter Tejler, is composed of a 12-members team based in Baku and 26 long-term observers, who have been deployed across Azerbaijan since January 14th. Moreover, 350 short-term observers are set to oversee the proceedings…