July 3, 2020

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…