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"EU supports substantive talks on Karabakh conflict"

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 28 May 2020

The European Union (EU) does not recognize the so-called "presidential elections" and "inauguration ceremony" in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, EU Ambassador to Georgia Carl Hartzell said in a letter.

The ambassador submitted the letter in response to a statement of the Integration Center of Georgian Azerbaijanis protesting against the illegal "presidential elections" in Nagorno-Karabakh and the "oath-taking ceremony" organized in occupied Shusha, Report's local bureau says...


EU4Energy: Грузия приняла два ключевых закона об энергоэффективности

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 26 May 2020

21 мая Парламент Грузии принял ключевые правовые акты в области энергоэффективности: Закон об энергоэффективности и Закон об энергоэффективности зданий, которые транспонируют директивы ЕС в этой области. Грузия продолжала применять подзаконные акты об электроэнергии в соответствии с графиком даже во время пандемии COVID-19, передает Trend reports with reference to Reuters.

Приняв два...


«Евросоюз встал на сторону Азербайджана и дал ему карт-бланш на новую войну с Арменией»

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 May 2020

В этом убежден экс-глава спецслужб Армении Давид Шахназарян

Новость «Евросоюз встал на сторону Азербайджана и дал ему карт-бланш на новую войну с Арменией» впервые появилась Minval.az.


Azerbaijan reveals volume of cargo transported on Europe-Caucasus-Asia corridor

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 21 May 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

The volume of cargo transported on the Azerbaijani part of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia transport corridor was 12,5 million tons, and the cargo turnover was 2,63 billion ton-km in January-March decreasing by 0.3 per cent and 1.0 per cent, respectively, the State Statistics Committee reported on May 18.

Thus, 8,1 million tons or 64.3 per cent of cargo was transported by road, 3,2 million tons or 25.7 per cent by rail, 1,3 million tons or 10.0 per cent by sea.

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Евросоюз заявил о непризнании Карабаха как независимого государства

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 May 2020

«Нагорно-Карабахская Республика является непризнанной единицей, она не является субъектом международного права.

Новость Евросоюз заявил о непризнании Карабаха как независимого государства впервые появилась Minval.az.


Council of Europe weights visa liberalization talks with EaP

Mobility and migration

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 May 2020

The Council of Europe believes that the successful implementation of existing visa liberalization action plans through continuous fulfillment of relevant benchmarks and visa readmission agreement is vital, before moving on to reach new agreements with other countries, including the Eastern Partnership members.

According to the Council of Europe, the successful implementation of existing visa liberalization action plans would ensure mobility in a secure and well-managed environment,...


Афет Гасанова: Итоговое решение Совета Евросоюза по политике "Восточного партнерства" - очередной международный успех Азербайджана

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 May 2020

БАКУ/Trend/ - Итоговое решение Совета Евросоюза по политике "Восточного партнерства" в период после 2020 года - очередной международный успех Азербайджана, поскольку вопросы, отраженные в решении, вполне совпадают с позицией нашей страны.

Об этом в четверг сказала Trend депутат Милли Меджлиса (парламент), член азербайджанской делегации в Межпарламентской ассамблее СНГ Афет Гасанова.

Она сообщила, что вопросы, упомянутые во втором пункте...


EU mulls abolishing visa-free regime with Eastern Partnership countries

Mobility and migration

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 May 2020

By Ayya Lmahamad

The European Union has said that it will start negotiations on a visa-free regime with the Eastern Partnership countries, which do not yet have it, only if certain conditions are met, local media reported on May 12.

On May 11, the Council approved the regulations of the official EU position on the Eastern Partnership.

Under these regulations, the possibility to start negotiations on visa liberalization with the rest of the countries whose citizens requ...


В Азербайджане названо имя комментатора Евровидения: Europe Shine а Light (ВИДЕО)

Culture and Media

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 May 2020

БАКУ /Trend Life/ - Популярный азербайджанский исполнитель, композитор, телеведущий и шоумен Мурад Ариф стал комментатором Eurovision: Europe Shine а Light, сообщили Trend Life в пресс-службе Общественного телевидения (İTV).

Онлайн-шоу под названием Eurovision: Europe Shine а Light (Евровидение: Европа сияет светом) выйдет в эфир 16 мая в 23.00 по бакинскому времени. Концерт будет транслироваться по İTV и на YouTube канале конкурса. Азербайджан представит певица Самира Эфенди с песней...


EIB stands ready to help countries outside of EU against COVID-19

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 May 2020

By Trend

The European Investment Bank Group (EIB), the bank of the European Union, has prepared a comprehensive response to the coronavirus pandemic outside the EU that will provide up to € 5.2 billion in the coming months, EIB told http://trend/" 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(160, 8, 17...


EU official: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs early political settlement

Azerbaijan, Published on: 08 May 2020

By Trend

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs an early political settlement, European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar told 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(160, 8, 17);...


European Commission reduce forecast on oil price

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 06 May 2020

The European Commission has reduced its forecast on the average price of the Brent crude for 2020 from $60.4 a barrel to $38.4 a barrel, Report informs, citing the Commission.

The Commission has also cut the forecast for 2021 from $56.9 a barrel to $40.2 a barrel. 


EU expresses support for Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 04 May 2020

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has voiced the EU's support for Azerbaijan's territorial integrity, independence and sovereignty.

"The EU remains committed to supporting the territorial integrity, independence, and sovereignty of all its partners, including Azerbaijan. The declaration of the 2017 Eastern Partnership Summit clearly states this," Borrell said.

"The EU is committed to supporting the peaceful...


Azerbaijan`s FM, EU Special Representative hold phone talk

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 April 2020

Baku, April 30, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has had a telephone conversation with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar.

The sides had a general exchange of views about the current situation in the region, as well as in the EU member states in light of fighting global pandemic and noted the importance of international cooperation and solidarity in this regard.

During the conversation, the sides...


Composition of EU-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Committee determined

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 28 April 2020

By Trend

The composition and head of the EU-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Committee has been determined, http://trend.az/" style="background-color: transparent; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-decoration-line: none; position: relative; padding: 0px 3px; border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(160, 8, 17); border-radius: 2px; transition: all 0.2s ease 0s; font-size:...


President Aliyev discusses Azerbaijan-EU ties with Lithuanian counterpart

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 27 April 2020

By Akbar Mammadov

Azerbaijani and Lithuanian presidents have discussed Azerbaijan-European Union relations, as well as economic and trade relations in a video meeting held on April 27.

During the meeting, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda asked President Ilham Aliyev to share his views on the Eastern Partnership Program and the state of Azerbaijan-EU relations, in general, in the preparation period for the Eastern Partnership Summit planned to be held in June of 2020.

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President Aliyev: Azerbaijan attaches importance to development of relations with EU

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 27 April 2020

Along with its participation in the Eastern Partnership, Azerbaijan attaches significance to the development of bilateral relations with the European Union, and it has signed documents on strategic partnerships with nine member countries.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made the remarks at a video call with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda on April 27 that took place on the initiative of the latter, Report says.

I. Aliyev said that the Partnership Priorities document...


One of Europe's leading University starts its Master Program in Azerbaijan

Education, Training & Research

Azerbaijan, Published on: 24 April 2020

TU-Wien (Vienna University of Technology) - one of the leading universities in Europe, starts it's 25 years old Master Program of "Engineering Management" from November this year in Baku.

There is no need to go to European cities and spend a fortune to get an internationally accredited and well-known Master of Science diploma. Graduates of this master's program receive a degree from the Vienna University of Technology, in addition to the opportunities available to students at European...


США и Евросоюз приветствуют освобождение Ильгара Мамедова и Расула Джафарова 

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 24 April 2020

Посольство США в Азербайджане, а также Внешнеполитическая служба Евросоюза (EEAS) приветствуют решения Верховного суда Азербайджана о безусловном освобождении председателя партии REAL Ильгара Мамедова и правозащитника Расула Джафарова в соответствии с


EU welcomes decisions of Supreme Court of Azerbaijan

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 24 April 2020

The European Union welcomed the decisions of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan regarding the head of the ReAL party, Ilgar Mammadov, and human rights activist Rasul Jafarov. Report informs citing the statement of the EU External Relations Department.

"This judgment, which overturns their previous convictions, is a welcome step that finally fully implements the several decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. The European Union expects Azerbaijan to live up to its international...