Azerbaijan expresses interest in military-technical co-op with Russia

Azerbaijan is interested in the development of military-technical cooperation with Russia. The country is also expecting that Rosoboronexport to take part in the ADEX-2014 International Defense Industry Exhibition slated for September 11-13 in Baku. Rosoboronexport is Russia’s sole state intermediary agency responsible for import/export of the full range of defense and dual-use end products, technologies and services. This was announced by Azad Mammadov, the advisor … Continue reading Azerbaijan expresses interest in military-technical co-op with Russia

Ilham Aliyev receives Executive Director of American Jewish Committee

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee. David Harris praised Azerbaijan`s development since his last visit to the country. They stressed the importance of regular meetings with members of the American Jewish Committee, saying these meetings contributed to developing Azerbaijan-U.S. and Azerbaijan-Israel relations. They discussed prospects for cooperation between Azerbaijan and … Continue reading Ilham Aliyev receives Executive Director of American Jewish Committee

Karabakh conflict seriously affects International Security Index iSi

In accordance with the methodology of calculation of International Security Index (iSi), Azerbaijan, including Nagorno-Karabakh, has been assigned a numerical figure “6” out of “9”, and Armenia – “5”, coordinator of project “International Security Index” ( Index iSi) of the Research Institute of the PIR Centre in Moscow Galia Ibrahimova has told 1news.az. “These are very significant numerical indicators. It follows that if the situation … Continue reading Karabakh conflict seriously affects International Security Index iSi

Columbian embassy starts operating in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.10 By Sabina Ahmadova – Trend: The Colombian embassy has started functioning in Azerbaijan. In this connection, the Charge d’Affaires, Assad Jose Gater visited the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, the ministry said on Feb.10. The current level and prospective development of relations between Azerbaijan and Columbia were discussed during the meeting and it was pointed out that the opening of the embassy will contribute … Continue reading Columbian embassy starts operating in Azerbaijan

Black January: The Path To Independence – OpEd

January 21, 2014 The night of January 19 into the following day, often referred to as Black January, is the bitter experience of every Azerbaijani citizen. That frostbitten night, as many awoke from the sounds of the tank caterpillars and continuous gunfire, the entire nation would awake from the calls to break free. The Black January massacre, considered the gateway event to the independence of … Continue reading Black January: The Path To Independence – OpEd

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?

Meeting on EU-Azerbaijan political dialogue held in Brussels

The next meeting on the EU-Azerbaijan political dialogue was held in Brussels on the level of the EU Committee for Policy and Security on 3 December. According to the press service of the Azerbaijani embassy in Belgium and Luxembourg, Azerbaijan was represented by the head of the Mission of Azerbaijan to the EU, Ambassador Fuad Iskandarov, and EU  by Chairman of the EU Committee for … Continue reading Meeting on EU-Azerbaijan political dialogue held in Brussels

Azerbaijani court convicts 29 on terror charges

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan has convicted 29 people on charges of plotting a series of terror attacks in the Caspian Sea country. The court in the capital Baku sentenced them Monday to prison terms ranging from nine years to life. They were arrested in a series of police sweeps in April and May 2012. They were accused of plotting to kill … Continue reading Azerbaijani court convicts 29 on terror charges