Aliyev, Erdogan sign declaration on allied ties between Azerbaijan and Turkey

Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have signed the declaration on allied relations between the two countries in the town of Shusha. “The agreement that we signed has historic importance,” Aliyev told reporters after putting his signature on the document. According to him, the agreement

Azerbaijan, Georgia eye cooperation in culture and sports

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Georgia Faig Guliyev has met with the country’s Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Tea Tsulukiani to discuss partnership in culture and sports. During the meeting, the sides hailed the development of Azerbaijan-Georgia ties, including in sports and cultural areas. The sides exchanged views on prospects for cooperation between the two

Azerbaijan protests at Human Rights Watch report

Azerbaijan’s Committee against Torture has protested against the Human Rights Watch’s claims alleging that Azerbaijan does not treat POWs in accordance with the Geneva Conventions, news sources have reported. “We regret to state that the latest report of this organization, which refers to the cruel treatment of Armenian prisoners of

Azerbaijani youth stage protest rally before Armenian embassy in Georgia

A group of young Azerbaijanis is staging a “silent” protest before the Armenian embassy in Georgia, Tbilisi.The rally protested the recent attempts and provocations by Armenia against Azerbaijan in the direction of the Tovuz region. The youth wearing t-shirts with the slogans in English, “End to Armenian terror!”, “End to

Azerbaijan’s National Assembly approves passport-free travel with Turkey

Azerbaijan’s National Assembly approved agreements Monday allowing passport-free travel between Azerbaijan and Turkey and the establishment of a joint media platform between the two countries.  At the first meeting of the spring session of Azerbaijan’s parliament, lawmakers discussed a memorandum of understanding between the two countries on strategic cooperation in

Azerbaijan, Japan discuss tourism cooperation

Azerbaijan and Japan have agreed to work together to strengthen cooperation in the tourism sector as Azerbaijani ambassador Gursel Ismayilzade met with President of the Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) Tadashi Shimura. The Azerbaijani ambassador hailed Azerbaijan-Japan relations as fruitful, noting great potential for developing cooperation in tourism and

MP: For the first time, Azerbaijan to attend PACE session as a country that has restored its territorial integrity

The philosophy of Azerbaijan’s participation and membership in the Council of Europe has changed, Samad Seyidov, MP, Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), told News.Az. Azerbaijani MPs are due to take part in the PACE winter session scheduled for January 24-29.