22 great things to do in Baku

Azerbaijan’s bustling capital city of Baku is where you’ll find the country’s most startling mix of old and new, as well as the most visible expenditure of its recently exploited oil wealth, with an ever-increasing number of newly-built skyscrapers seemingly intended to portray Baku as a modern-day showpiece Read more ...

Tracing the modern Silk Road

This week the Johns Hopkins University in Washington is hosting a major regional conference on the historic Silk Road. The “Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor” event co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Turkey brings together officials from the United States and the region with over 50 major international companies and academic leaders to brainstorm the strengthening of regional integration Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended official opening of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

The 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on the theme “Living Together in Inclusive Societies: A Challenge and A Goal” has kicked off in Baku.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony Read more ...

Revisiting the Eurasian Market

Eurasia is important to the global economy. Its developing nations account for an impressive 264 million people and $1.8 trillion in nominal GDP. As a major sign of interest, China has increased trade with Central Asia to over $50 billion annually. Further, recent progress in U.S. – Eurasian relations suggests that it’s time for U.S. companies to revisit the market Read more ...

A Peaceful Settlement In The Caucasus Will Inspire Peacemaking Worldwide

With heavy weapons and artillery barrages, Armenia recently attacked Azerbaijan, breaking a fragile truce that concluded the bloody, six-year war between the two countries in 1994 Read more ...

Azerbaijan envoy says U.S. help needed to avert regional security meltdown

Azerbaijan’s top diplomat in Washington said the U.S. must do more to deal with rising instability in his region, lest tensions that have already drawn in both Turkey and Russia spiral into more violence like the clashes that rocked the Nagorno-Karabakh region earlier this month Read more ...

Azeri envoy to US explains why world ignores Nagorno-Karabakh, focuses on Israel

The world rewards violence and uncivilized behavior and ignores those asserting their rights through appeals to international law and conscience, Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Washington, Elin Suleymanov, said Wednesday Read more ...

Congressman Cohen’s Statement on Armenia’s Military Aggression Against Azerbaijan

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), co-chairman of the Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus, released the following statement today on Armenia’s military aggression against Azerbaijan on the Line of Contact in Nagorno-Karabakh Read more ...

President Aliyev concludes a successful and productive visit to Washington

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev participated in the 4th Nuclear Security Summit on March 31 - April 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C. In his remarks at the Summit President Aliyev touched upon Azerbaijan’s contribution to strengthening of global nuclear security, including measures to prevent possible use of Azerbaijan’s territory for illicit nuclear materials trafficking. Expressing Azerbaijan’s commitment to further efforts to enhance nuclear security and non-proliferation regime, President Aliyev underlined “full support to President Obama’s activities and efforts to strengthen global nuclear security” Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev Arrived in the United States

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in the United States to attend the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. He held several high-level meetings as part of his official visit, including meetings with US Vice President Joe Bide Read more ...

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Azerbaijan Ambassador Suleymanov discusses Armenian conflict

Azerbaijan Ambassador Elin Suleymanov discusses the conflict with Armenia.Azerbaijan Ambassador Elin Suleymanov discusse

Post- Summit Echo in the Caucasus

Just as our President was completing his successful visit to Washington, D.C., we learned about a new escalation of host

Ambassador Suleymanov Speaks at AJC Board of Governors Institute, Highlights’ the Importance of Tolerance and Inclusiveness

Speaking at the February 22, 2016 diplomatic panel during the American Jewish Committee Board of Governors Institute con

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Ilham Aliyev (Azerbaijan), Opening Ceremony, 7th UNAOC Global Forum (25-27 April 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan)

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

Khojaly Genocide Documentary

Khojaly Genocide Documentary

Azerbaijani National Athem performed at the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku

Azerbaijani National Athem performed at the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku

Silk Road Dance Company's energetic performance at the Azerbaijan Republic Day celebration

BSilk Road Dance Company's energetic performance at the Azerbaijan Republic Day celebration

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CONSULAR CORNER

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TƏCİLİ TƏHLÜKƏSİZLİK ELANI!

Bu gün Brüsseldə baş vermiş terror aktları ilə əlaqədar bütün ölkə ərazisində terror təhlükəsinin labüd olduğunu nəzərdə tutan dördüncü həyəcan səviyyəsi elan edilmişdir. Bununla əlaqədar, hazırda Belçika ərazisində olan bütün Azərbaycan vətəndaşlarına insanların kütləvi toplaşdığı yerlərdən uzaq durmaq və təhlükəsizlik tədbirləri ilə əlaqədar yerli hüquq-mühafizə orqanlarının tələblərinə riayət etmək tövsiyyə olunur Read more ...

Do not turn a blind eye to Armenian aggresion

As a result of Armenia’s attacks and subsequent hostilities, 34 towns and villages along the line of contact were shelled, 6 civilians, including children, were killed and 34 wounded. Substantial damages were infl icted upon the private and public property Read more ...

Trans-Caspian Forum Showcases Opportunity, Infrastructure Along 'Modern Silk Road'

WASHINGTON, DC (April 29, 2016) – The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and its Ambassador to the US Elin Suleymanov praised the business and investment opportunities, trade and customs facilitation, and infrastructure development discussed yesterday at the Trans-Caspian East-West Trade and Transit Corridor Forum Read more ...

'Baku Declaration' Endorsed at UN Alliance of Civilizations Ministerial

WASHINGTON, DC (April 27, 2016) – The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC, commends the organizers of the seventh United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum on the endorsement by Forum participants of the Baku Declaration, which enshrined the principles of promoting inclusive societies, preventing violent extremism, embracing peace and promoting sustainable development Read more ...

Baku Declaration adopted during 7th UNAOC Global Forum

Baku Declaration was adopted during a ministerial meeting held as part of the 7th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations Apr.26.

The support of Azerbaijani government suggests that the 7th UNAOC Global Forum will bring successful results, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser said during the ministerial meeting Read more ...