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Azerbaijan, China sign agreement on technical assistance


An agreement on cooperation in the field of technical assistance has been signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the People`s Republic of China. The document was inked by Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov and the Chinese Ambassador to Azerbaijan Wei Jinghua. Ali Ahmadov hailed the development of cooperation between …

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Lerik’s unique Museum of Longevity


There is a museum in Lerik region on Azerbaijan’s southern border, a museum dedicated to centenarians, the only one of its kind. Azerbaijan enjoys natural and mysterious abundance. Every nook, every region and the splendidly rich flora and fauna intrigue all who pass through. Talysh Mountains with their unique trees, …

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Birthday of national dancer to be marked in Baku

Roza Jalilova

The 90th anniversary of the Azerbaijani artist, dancer and choreographer Roza Jalilova will be solemnly marked in Baku. The event will take place in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall on May 17, Trend Life reported. For more than 30 years, Roza Jalilova was representing Azerbaijan at many international festivals held in Canada, …

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Azerbaijani president hopes Notre-Dame Cathedral to be restored

President Ilham Aliyev

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has expressed hope that Notre-Dame Cathedral will soon be restored and returned to the mankind, Trend reports on April 16. “I was deeply saddened by the fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral – one of the gems of the cultural heritage of France and the world,” President Aliyev tweeted. …

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BP extends its drilling and engineering contract in Caspian


BP as operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) oil and Shah Deniz gas fields in the Caspian Sea announced today a $500 million extension to its drilling and engineering contract in Azerbaijan. The new contract has been awarded to the Turan Drilling & Engineering Company LLC which is a KCA Deutag …

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Azerbaijan featured at “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books”

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Azerbaijan was featured at the “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books” held on April 13-14 at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Attended by over 150,000 people, this is the largest book festival in the United States. The Azerbaijan booth was put together by the Consulate General …

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