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Президент Ильхам Алиев о том, почему Азербайджан не торопится подписывать новое соглашение с Евросоюзом

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 24 December 2019

В будущем соглашении между Азербайджаном и Европейским Союзом должны найти свое отражение как вопросы стратегической важности, так и вопросы, отвечающие нашим интересам. Как сообщает 1news.az, об этом заявил Президент


Ильхам Алиев: Членство Азербайджана в Евросоюзе невозможно

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 December 2019

Азербайджан предпринял все необходимые шаги в рамках евроинтеграции, дальнейшие шаги будут безрезультатными, заявил президент страны Ильхам Алиев.

«Надо понимать, что мы поднимаем под словом евроинтеграция. Я считаю, что мы предприняли свои шаги в направлении евроинтеграции, в дальнейших шагах нет необходимости и они будут безрезультатными», сказал Алиев в интервью 4 крупным телеканалам страны, посвященного итогам 2019 года.

В качестве примера он привел тот факт, что Азе......


Ильхам Алиев рассказал о «двух ключевых проблемах» в переговорах с Евросоюзом

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 December 2019

Президент Ильхам Алиев заявил о наличии двух ключевых проблем, по которым Азербайджан не торопится подписывать с Европейским союзом новое соглашение о стратегическом партнерстве, сообщает «Интерфакс».

«Большинство пунктов нового соглашения уже согласовано, примерно 90%. По остальным моментам я надеюсь, мы тоже найдем решение. Хочу сказать, что именно мы являемся инициаторами того, что соглашение не подписано. И на это есть несколько причин», — сказал И...


David Zalkaliani: BTK has become a competitive corridor connecting Europe and Asia

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 December 2019

"The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project reduces transportation time and costs sufficiently," Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani said.

Georgian Bureau of Report informs that he spoke at a joint press conference with his Azerbaijani and Turkish counterparts.

According to the Minister, BTK has become a competitive corridor connecting Europe and Asia: "Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey have a hand in the restoration of the historic silk road, which contributes to the deepening...


EU ambassador: The sides were pleased with dialogue on security in Baku

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 December 2019

Azerbaijan and the EU were pleased with the results of the second round of dialogue on security in Baku, the head of the EU delegation in Azerbaijan, Kestutis Jankauskas told Report.

"This time, the meeting was on a high level. Ramil Usubov represented the Azerbaijani side. Moreover, there were nearly 30 experts from the Azerbaijani side. They discussed a wide range of issues from both sides. We decided that this dialogue must be regular, at least once a year," he said. 


Ambassador: Azerbaijani citizens receives 25,000 free visas to EU countries between 2017 to 2018

Mobility and migration

Azerbaijan, Published on: 23 December 2019

The signing of two agreements on readmission and visa facilitation has become an essential element of the relationship between EU and Azerbaijan in the period of cooperation as part of Eastern Partnership.

Report informs that the head of the EU delegation in Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas, made the statement at the event timed to the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership at the Polish embassy in Baku.

"25,000 free visas were issued between 2017 and 2018. The...


Avropa ekspertləri Texniki Universitetin rektoru ilə görüşüblər

Education, Training & Research

Azerbaijan, Published on: 21 December 2019

Bakı, 21 dekabr, AZƏRTAC

Avropa Komissiyasının “Azərbaycanda ali təhsilin gücləndirilməsinə dəstək” Tvinninq layihəsi çərçivəsində ali təhsil üzrə beynəlxalq ekspert Jan Pol və layihənin rezident koordinatoru Liza Budanova Azərbaycan Texniki Universitetində (AzTU) rektor Vilayət Vəliyevlə görüşüblər.

AzTU-dan AZƏRTAC-a bildirilib ki, rektor qonaqlara rəhbərlik etdiyi ali təhsil müəssisəsinin əsas inkişaf istiqamətlərindən danışıb.

Beynəlxalq ekspertlərin AzTU-nun...


Baku hosts 2nd round of EU - Azerbaijan Security Dialogue

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 20 December 2019

The 2nd round of the European Union (EU) - Azerbaijan Security Dialogue was held on December 19, 2019 in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan. The participants conducted an exchange of views on pressing political and security issues of mutual interest, including conflict resolution and crisis management, regional and international security threats and challenges, and discussed possibilities for practical cooperation.

Report informs, citing the EU delegation, that the delegations reconfirmed...


Azerbaijan, European Union discuss prospects for developing relations

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 20 December 2019

Baku, December 20, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met with a delegation led by Deputy Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Political Director for the European External Action Service Jean-Christophe Belliard.

The sides exchanged views on the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union and expressed readiness to further develop relations in the various areas of mutual interest.

The current state of the...


Elmar Mammadyarov received EU delegation led by Jean-Christophe Belliard

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 20 December 2019

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received an EU delegation led by B, Deputy Secretary General, political director at the European External Action Service.

Report informs, citing the press service of the Foreign Ministry that, at the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union and expressed readiness to further develop relations in the various areas of mutual interest.

During the meeting, the current situation...


Azərbaycan Avropa Şurasının Lanzarote Konvensiyasına qoşulub

Justice Freedom & Security

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 December 2019

Strasburq, 20 dekabr, AZƏRTAC

Azərbaycan Respublikası “Lanzarote Konvensiyası” kimi tanınan “Uşaqların cinsi istismardan və cinsi zorakılıqdan müdafiəsi haqqında” Avropa Şurası Konvensiyasına qoşulub.

AZƏRTAC xəbər verir ki, Strasburqda Avropa Şurasının mənzil-qərargahında təşkil edilən rəsmi mərasimdə bu Konvensiyanın Azərbaycan Respublikasının 1681-VQ nömrəli 22 oktyabr 2019-cu il tarixli Qanunu ilə təsdiq edilməsi haqqında ratifikasiya sənədinin əsli ölkəmizin qurum...


Expert: Azerbaijan has stable competitiveness in European markets

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 19 December 2019

By Trend

Azerbaijan is at the stage of modern development, Professor of Azerbaijan State University of Economics Elshad Mammadov told Trend.

Mammadov made the remark as part of the video project entitled “PREZIDENT. Musteqillik. Tehlukesizlik. Rifah”.

“Thanks to the implementation of a well-thought...


«Сильнее вместе»: Нужны ли друг другу Азербайджан и Евросоюз? – ФОТО

Azerbaijan, Published on: 18 December 2019

Восточному партнерству – амбициозной программе Евросоюза по интеграции в европейское пространство шести постсоветских стран, включая Азербайджан, – в этом году исполнилось без малого 10 лет. Юбилейный год ознаменовался саммитом Восточного


Dağlıq Qarabağ bölgəsinin azərbaycanlı icması Avropa Parlamentinin deputatlarına məktub göndərib

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 December 2019

Bakı, 14 dekabr, AZƏRTAC

Azərbaycan Respublikasının Dağlıq Qarabağ bölgəsinin azərbaycanlı icmasının üzvləri Avropa Parlamentinin 751 deputatına məktub göndəriblər. Məktubda icma üzvləri Avropa Parlamentində təmsil olunan deputatlara azərbaycanlı qaçqın və məcburi köçkünlərin hüquqlarının bərpası və qorunması, onların öz yurdlarına geri dönmələri istiqamətində qətiyyətli qərarlar qəbul edəcəyinə və ədalətli mövqe göstərəcəklərinə əminliklərini bildiriblər. AZƏRTAC məktubu təqdim edir...


Farid Shafiyev: EU welcomes ongoing reforms in Azerbaijan

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 December 2019

By Trend

The EU welcomes the reforms which are being held in Azerbaijan lately, Head of Azerbaijani Center for the International Relations Analysis Farid Shafiyev said.

Shafiyev made the remark in Baku at a press conference following his visit to Brussels, Trend reports on Dec. 11.

“The reforms whic...


Farid Shafiyev: EU has specific mechanisms to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 December 2019

"The European Union is not a party to the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. However, it has certain mechanisms to regulate the problem," Chairman of the Board of the Center for International Relations Analysis Farid
Shafiyev said at a press conference on the results of his visit to Brussels.

He said the main issue was the support of the EU and its member states in the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan: "As you know, the European Commission is being reformed. But...


Rasim Musabayov: “Azerbaijan will play a significant role in European energy security”

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 09 December 2019

"Azerbaijan will play a significant role in ensuring European energy security."

Local bureau of Report informs, a member of parliament Rasim Musabeyov told journalists.

He said the negotiations on a new agreement between Azerbaijan and the EU are underway: “However, Azerbaijan's cooperation with the EU is not limited to one agreement. The TANAP project, which is of great importance to Europe, is about to be completed, and TAP will be commissioned next year.”

The MP said...


Mogherini: EU doesn’t recognize constitutional framework within which so-called “elections” held in Nagorno-Karabakh

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 07 December 2019

By  Trend

The European Union (EU) doesn’t recognize constitutional and legal framework within which so-called “elections” are being held in Nagorno-Karabakh, said EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, Trend reports.

The remarks came as a response to a question of European Parliament member from Bulgaria Ilhan Kyuchyuk about the so-called “el...


Азербайджанская община выразила протест против визита в Карабах членов Европарламента

Political Dialogue, Civil Society & Local Authorities

Azerbaijan, Published on: 06 December 2019

Выражен протест против незаконных визитов некоторых членов Европарламента на оккупированные Арменией территории Азербайджана.

Об этом сообщили в Азербайджанской общине нагорно-карабахского региона.

Данный вопрос находился в центре внимания во время визита в Брюссель делегации общины и Центра анализа международных отношений.

На встречах с членом Европарламента, председателем Евронест Андриусом Кубилиусом, зампредседателя комитета по межпарламентским связям Евросоюз......


Azerbaijani FM meets EU Special Representative for South Caucasus

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 06 December 2019

By Trend

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar on the sidelines of the 26th OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Bratislava, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign...