Azerbaijani delegation will visit Afghanistan on May 16-18 to assess the situation concerning Azerbaijan’s non-military aid to Afghanistan and discuss the new opportunities of cooperation.15.05.10
The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davudoglu held a phone conversation on Thursday May 13.14.05.10 According to Crowley, the two officials discussed Iran. The Secretary stressed that, in the US opinion, Iran’s recent diplomacy was an attempt to stop the UN Security Council action without actually taking steps to address international concerns about its nuclear program.
Plenary session of NATO Senior Civil Emergency Planning Committee to be held in Azerbaijan’s capital12.05.10
Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev will represent Azerbaijan at the session of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe’s member states in Strasbourg on 11 May, spokesman for Foreign Ministry Elkhan Polukhov reported.7.05.10
The delegation headed by the rector of Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) Hafiz Pashayev was on a visit to Turkey on April 26-29.1.05.10 Within the framework of the visit, which purpose was to study the experience of leading educational institutions in Turkey, the rector of the Diplomatic Academy Hafiz Pashayev first met with the Rector of the Orta Doghu Technical University, Professor Ahmad Achar.
The press service Parliament held a briefing in connection with the visit of the Speaker Oktay Asadov to Italy1.05.10 Delivering speech at the briefing head of press service Akif Nasirov said that the delegation headed by Parliament Speaker will be on a visit to Rome from May 3 till May 5 at the invitation of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
Turkish National Security Council: “Turkey attaches importance to establishment of stability and cooperation throughout the entire Caucasus and is sure of working in this direction”
Security Council (NSC) held its traditional monthly meeting in the evening on April 29, APA reports quoting CNN Turk. After the meeting which lasted 6, 5 hours, an official statement has been spread.30.04.10 Discussions of domestic and foreign processes related to the security of the country were reflected in the statement.
“About 350 religious communities have been registered since last autumn. The registration of more than 10 religious communities has been rejected,” chairman of the State Committee for Religious Associations Hidayat Orujov told journalists.30.04.10
Elkhan Polukhov: “It would be better if Armenia approaches the situation in the negotiation process sensibly instead of self-display”
“It would be better if Armenia approaches the situation in the negotiation process sensibly instead of self-display, at the same time to approach the situation from the point of critical and real view and to try to use such approach to eliminate tensions in the region”, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elkhan Polukhov reported speaking about the Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian’s remarks about the Azerbaijan’s criticism about the US policy in the region.27.04.10
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov will pay two-day official visit to Italy and Vatican on Wednesday.27.04.10
Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan Vasif Talibov will pay an official visit to Turkey on April 26, Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement about it.23.04.10
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Safar Abiyev met with Defense Secretary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Syed Athar Ali.22.04.10 After visiting Heydar Aliyev’s grave and Martyrs’ Alley Pakistan’s Defense Secretary was solemnly welcomed at the Defense Ministry, state anthems of the two countries were played.
Draft law on approval of prosecutor general of Azerbaijan to be discussed by parliament’s legal policy and state-building committee
The committee on legal policy and state-building of the Azerbaijani parliament will discuss the draft law on approval of prosecutor general of the country on Tuesday, the committee chairman Ali Huseynov reported.20.04.10 The document is expected to be discussed at the plenary session of the parliament in the second half of the day.