20th Anniversary of "Contract of the Century" Celebrated in Washington, DC

 "Contract of the Century", signed on September 20, 1994, marks the beginning of independent Azerbaijan's policy of energy diversification, initiated by late President Heydar Aliyev and symbolizes the success, gained by Azerbaijan in regional and international partnerships. The contract signed in Baku with the participation of major energy companies and partner countries is still important and relevant after 20 years Read more ...

Azerbaijani-Americans remember 9/11

Thirteen years ago, on this day, the United States and the world had experienced a horrific act of terror against our way of life. The coordinated suicide attacks by Al Qaeda on the World Trade Center towers in New York and the Pentagon building in Washington, D.C. resulted in a total of 2,977 innocent deaths Read more ...

Azerbaijani president receives Israeli defense minister with delegation

 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Defense Minister of Israel Moshe Ya'alon, who is visiting Baku to attend the first Azerbaijan International Defense Industry Exhibition - ADEX2014 Read more...

NATO backs Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) supported Azerbaijan's territorial integrity.

The Alliance expressed support for territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan in the Final Declaration of the NATO Wales summit held on September 4-5 Read more ...

A joint meeting of the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Armenia and the US Secretary of State was held in Wales

A joint meeting of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and US Secretary of State John Kerry has been held in Wales Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev is attending NATO summit in Wales

 The NATO summit has started in the city of Newport, Wales. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending the Summit Read more ...

Official welcoming ceremony for President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan was held

 An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is paying an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan, has been held Read more ...

Boeing, Silk Way Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Two 747-8 Freighters

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Silk Way Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's two 747-8 Freighters. The first airplane delivered last week and the second airplane delivered today. Both new 747-8 Freighters will bring new levels of efficiency to the Baku, Azerbaijan-based cargo carrier Read more...

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Petro Poroshenko on Independence Day of Ukraine

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of congratulations letter to Petro Poroshenko on Independence Day of Ukraine

Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Commander of the United States Transportation Command

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by incoming Commander of the United States Transportation Command Paul Joseph Selva Read more ...

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Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

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Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

Nice performance by legendary Maestro Chingiz Sadikhov

Nice performance by legendary Maestro Chingiz Sadikhov at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC

Silk Road Dance Company performs "Nalbaki", Azerbaijani national dance

Silk Road Dance Company performs "Nalbaki", Azerbaijani national dance

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Short History of Azerbaijan

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Avropa İttifaqı ölkələrinə viza alınması sadələşdirildi

2013-cü ilin noyabr ayının 29-da Litvanın Vilnüs şəhərində “Azərbaycan Respublikası və Avropa İttifaqı arasında vizaların rəsmiləşdirilməsinin sadələşdirilməsi haqqında” Saziş imzalanmış və bu Saziş 2014-cü ilin sentyabr ayının 1-də qüvvəyə minmişdir.

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News digest September 18, 2014

 Greetings from the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC. In this edition of the News Digest, you will find stories about Azerbaijan’s relationships with the United States and Israel, promotions for the new flights between Baku and New York City, “National Geographic Azerbaijan” and Baku’s hosting duties for several international sporting events Read more ...

Azerbaijan: From Silk Road to Oil Shore

Despite the republic's best efforts to modernize, its legacy of trade and cultural expansion still lingers three centuries later Read more ...

Azerbaijani president visits frontline military unit

 Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today visited the Aghdam region. First, the Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev visited one of the military units in the Aghdam region Read more ...

Armenia's aggression escalated with massive attacks against Azerbaijan

Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan both across the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and along the Line of Contact. Armenia's irresponsible and provocative actions, which have led to a major escalation of violence and losses on both sides, prove once again that the protracted and illegal Armenian occupation of the internationally-recognized territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan remains the main threat to peace and security in the South Caucasus Read more ...