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В Евросоюзе заявили о выходе на финишную прямую мегапроекта Азербайджана

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 February 2020

Европейский Союз и Азербайджан близки к завершению проекта, предусматривающего поставки газа из каспийского региона в Европу, сообщил вице-президент Еврокомиссии Марош Шефчович.

«В кулуарах Мюнхенской конференции встретился с министром энергетики Азербайджана Пярвизом Шахбазовым. Совместно мы напряженно работали над улучшением энергетической безопасности: наши усилия по поставкам каспийского газа в Европу выходят на финишную прямую», — написал Шефчович в своем Twitter.


Giulietto Chiesa: Azerbaijan changing Europe’s energy map via SGC

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 February 2020

By Trend

Implementation of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) large-scale project is of great importance for Europe and also contributes to the growth of Azerbaijan’s image in the international arena as a guarantor of energy security of the European continent,...


Efforts to bring Caspian gas to Europe entering final stretch - Sefcovic

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 February 2020

By Trend

The efforts to bring Caspian gas to Europe are entering the final stretch, Vice-President for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight of the European Commission Maros Sefcovic tweeted, https://en.trend.az/" style...


Southern Gas Corridor could be used for exports to Europe from other Caspian countries

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 February 2020

By Trend

Southern Gas Corridor could also be used for gas exports to Europe from other Caspian countries, Francis Perrin, Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS, Rabat) and at the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (...

President Ilham Aliyev met with European Union Commissioner in Munich

Azerbaijan, Published on: 15 February 2020

By Trend

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with EU Commissioner for Budget and Administration Johannes Hahn in Munich.

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Prezident İlham Əliyevin Avropa İttifaqının komissarı ilə görüşü olub YENİLƏNƏCƏK

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 February 2020

Münxen, 14 fevral, AZƏRTAC

Azərbaycan Respublikasının Prezidenti İlham Əliyevin fevralın 14-də Münxendə Avropa İttifaqının büdcə və administrasiya məsələləri üzrə komissarı Yohannes Han ilə görüşü olub.


В минобороны Азербайджана прошла встреча со спецпредставителем Евросоюза

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 February 2020

БАКУ /Trend/ - Сегодня заместитель министра обороны генерал-лейтенант Керим Велиев встретился с находящейся в нашей стране делегацией во главе со специальным представителем Европейского союза по Южному Кавказу Тойво Клааром, сообщает в пятницу http://www.trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; text-decoration: none; position: relative; padding: 0px 3px; border-bottom-width: 1px; border-...


Ombudsman Aparatı Milli İnsan Hüquqları İnstitutlarının Avropa Şəbəkəsinin toplantısında təmsil olunub

Justice Freedom & Security, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 14 February 2020

Bakı, 14 fevral, AZƏRTAC

Azərbaycan Respublikasının İnsan Hüquqları üzrə Müvəkkili (Ombudsman) Aparatının İnformasiya və ictimaiyyətlə əlaqələr sektorunun baş məsləhətçisi Sevinc Şener Milli İnsan Hüquqları İnstitutlarının Avropa Şəbəkəsinin (ENNHRİ) Belçikanın paytaxtı Brüssel şəhərində “Avropa Şurasının Müstəqil Milli İnsan Hüquqları İnstitutlarının Yaradılmasına dair Tövsiyəsi və bu qurumların Avropa İttifaqının Qanununun Aliliyi Mexanizmindəki rolu” mövzusunda keçirilmiş...


Azerbaijani FM meets with EU Special Representative

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 13 February 2020

Baku, February 13, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with a delegation led by European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar.

Toivo Klaar noted his meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and said that fruitful discussions took place at the meeting.

Minister Mammadyarov informed his interlocutor about the current state of the settlement process of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh...


Europe's Southern Gas Corridor 'almost ready,' says Azerbaijan's SOCAR

Energy

Azerbaijan, Published on: 13 February 2020

A 25-year supply contract has been signed with Italy, and the first Azeri gas is expected to start flowing before the end of 2020, said Vitaly Baylarbayov, deputy vice president of SOCAR, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan.

The construction of the so-called "Southern Gas Corridor," a chain of pipelines linking Azerbaijan to Italy, has cost $40 billion, and the project is "almost ready," Baylarbayov told EURACTIV in an interview.

During the last eleven years, Vitaly Baylarbayov...


Ilham Aliyev receives delegation led by EU Special Representative

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 13 February 2020

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar.

The sides discussed the negotiation process on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They pointed out the importance of energy cooperation between Azerbaijan and the European Union. The importance of the EU's intention to participate at the highest level in the next meeting of the Southern Gas Co...


Ильхам Алиев назначил куратора по отношениям с Евросоюзом

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 February 2020

Президент Азербайджана Ильхам Алиев во вторник утвердил новый состав Госкомиссии по сотрудничеству Азербайджан — Европейский Союз.

Согласно распоряжению, председателем комиссии назначен заместитель премьер-министра Азербайджана Шахин Мустафаев.

В состав комиссии включены первые заместители министров транспорта, связи и высоких технологий, МВД, МЧС, финансов, культуры; заместители министров иностранных дел, экономики, энергетики, юстиции, здравоохранения, труда и со...


Президент Ильхам Алиев изменил состав Госкомиссии по сотрудничеству с Евросоюзом

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 February 2020

БАКУ /Trend/ - Президент Азербайджана Ильхам Алиев во вторник подписал распоряжение "О внесении изменений в распоряжение Президента Азербайджана "Об учреждении Государственной комиссии по сотрудничеству Азербайджана с Европейским Союзом" от первого июня 2005 года № 834".

Согласно распоряжению, состав Государственной Комиссии, учрежденной частью первой распоряжения Президента Азербайджана "Об учреждении Государственной комиссии по сотрудничеству Азербайджана с Европейским Союзом" от...


Евросоюз с нетерпением ожидает тесного сотрудничества с новоизбранным парламентом Азербайджана

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 11 February 2020

БАКУ/Trend/ - Европейский Союз (ЕС) распространил заявление в связи с проведенными в Азербайджане внеочередными парламентскими выборами.

Как сообщает во вторник Trend, Европейский Союз заявляет, что разделяет первоначальную оценку Бюро по демократическим институтам и правам человека ОБСЕ (БДИПЧ/ОБСЕ).

Сообщается, что Европейский союз с нетерпением ждет продолжения диалога во имя интересов всех граждан, а также тесного...


International observer: European countries should use electoral experience of Azerbaijan

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 10 February 2020

By Trend

The observation mission from Bosnia and Herzegovina released the results of monitoring conducted at the early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan on Feb. 9, http://en.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); border-...


Experts: Council of Europe demonstrates biased attitude towards Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Published on: 07 February 2020

By Trend

The latest tough attacks by the Council of Europe are related to the fact that Azerbaijan pursues an independent policy, and in such an unstable world its policy remains reliable and prudent, Head of the ‘Russia-Eurasia: Cultural Politics in Strengthening of Interethnic and Interreligious Peace’ Mikhail Chernov told https://en.trend.az/" style="box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-font-smoothing...


EU countries create cultural cooperation cluster in Azerbaijan

Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 03 February 2020

On February 3, the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic, the Embassy of Hungary, the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, the Embassy of Romania and the British Council established the EUNIC Cluster of Azerbaijan.

Report informs, citing the press service of the Latvian embassy in Azerbaijan, that the signing ceremony took place at the Landmark Hotel, Baku.

The main goal of the Cluster is to coordinate better...


EU countries set cultural cooperation cluster in Azerbaijan

Culture and Media, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 03 February 2020

On February 3, the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic, the Embassy of Hungary, the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, the Embassy of Romania and the British Council established the EUNIC Cluster of Azerbaijan.

Report informs, citing the press service of the Latvian embassy in Azerbaijan, that the signing ceremony took place at the Landmark Hotel, Baku.

The main goal of the Cluster is to coordinate better...


Commissioner hails EU-Azerbaijan trade ties

Economy and trade, Political Dialogue

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 January 2020

By Trend

The negotiations between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan on the trade chapter of the new partnership agreement are very advanced, EU Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan told Trend.

"EU-Azerbaijan trade relations are based on a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement which has been in force since 1999. The EU and Azerbaijan launched negotiations for a new comprehensive agreement in February 2017. The negotiations inc...


Azərbaycan Avropa İttifaqı ölkələrindən ən çox İtaliyaya məhsul göndərib

Economy and trade

Azerbaijan, Published on: 30 January 2020

Ötən il Azərbaycan Avropa İttifaqı (Aİ) ölkələrindən ən çox İtaliyaya məhsul ixrac edib.
Dövlət Gömrük Komitəsindən AZƏRTAC-a bildirilib ki, Azərbaycanın 2019-cu ildə ən çox məhsul ixrac etdiyi Aİ-yə üzv ölkələr