Recent Posts

UNHCR changes procedure for refugee status determination in Azerbaijan


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Azerbaijan announced the termination of procedure for determining refugee status in Azerbaijan for individuals applying for international protection from July 1, 2020, the agency’s official website reported on July 1. Decision is made with reference to arrangements between the State Migration Service …

Read More »

Azerbaijani poets to join Colombian poetry festival

Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan

Azerbaijani poets Nigar Hasanzade and Ramiz Rovshan will read out their poems at the International Poetry Festival in Colombia. The festival will bring together 191 poets from 103 countries from August 1 to October 10. Azerbaijani poets will present their poems on September 5. Each author will read out his poem in the original …

Read More »

President Aliyev congratulates Putin on outcome of referendum


President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated his counterpart Vladimir Putin on the outcome of the referendum in which the vast majority of Russian citizens endorsed amendments to the Constitution. During the telephone conversation on July 2, Aliyev described the constitutional amendments in Russia an important event in the social and political …

Read More »

Georgia reduces import of medicaments from Turkey

Georgia and Turkey

Georgia imported 248.7 tons of medicaments in measured dose, totaling $19.9 million from Turkey from January through May 2020, Trend reports referring to National Statistics Office (Geostat). On an annualized basis, Georgia decreased the medicaments’ import from Turkey by 369.8 tons. Over the same period last year, 618.5 tons of medicaments put …

Read More »

Tural Ganjaliyev: Armenian FM seeks to distort Karabakh conflict format

Tural Ganjaliyev

The Armenian Foreign Minister’s attempt to distort the format of the conflict is another indication of Yerevan’s unconstructive position, Tural Ganjaliyev, the head of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, said on July 1. Touching upon the video conference held between Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers on June …

Read More »

Italian experts share experience over COVID-19 with Azerbaijan


Azerbaijani Health Ministry and a group of experts from Italy exchanged views on pandemic situation, during the videoconference held on June 30, Italian Embassy reported in its Facebook page. Taking into account Italy’s experience gained during the COVID-19 pandemic, the team of experts of the Spallanzani Institute headed by scientific …

Read More »

Azerbaijan, ICRC mull bilateral ties


Relations between Azerbaijan and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) have been discussed during the meeting held between Prosecutor General Kamran Aliyev and head of ICRC’s country office office Elena Aymone Sessera on June 30, the prosecutor general’s official website reported. During the meeting, Kamran Aliyev talked about developing of …

Read More »