Azerbaijan, EU step up Southern Gas Corridor efforts

On February 12, the first meeting of the advisory council for the Southern Gas Corridor will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, an important alterative supplier for the EU, the head of Azerbaijan’s Mission to the EU told New Europe. “In Baku it will be February 12,” Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Brussels Fuad Isgandarov said on January 27. “Azerbaijan has already confirmed that we’re ready to organise it.” Read more ...

Dreaming on the coast of Caspian Sea

The Caspian Sea is an enigma. Technically, it should be called a lake because it is an inland body of water, but then it is not really a lake because the water is saline, and the size is much too large for a lake Read more ...

Azerbaijan: A Quarter Century Since Restoring Independence, A Thriving U.S. Ally

Azerbaijan: A Quarter Century Since Restoring Independence, A Thriving U.S. Ally is an advertising supplement produced by The Washington Times Read more ...

Azerbaijanis living in Brooklyn contribute to cultural life of borough

Abulfas Garayev, Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister has met Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President to discuss opportunities for cooperation between the country and the borough Read more ...

Azerbaijan Airlines expands to New York, Berlin and Tel Aviv

There are many signs of Azerbaijan’s growing economic prowress, but none more visible than the expanding footprint of its main airlines Read more ...

Baku 2015 promotes European Games at Davos economic forum

The Azerbaijani government and Baku 2015 European Games, led by President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov – who is also Baku 2015 ceo – made “a strong impression” at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Read more ...

Davos: Azerbaijan Making a Splash at World Economic Forum

Davos – One of the world’s fastest growing economies for ten years in a row, Azerbaijan is set to showcase its accomplishments and promising future outlook at the annual meeting of World Economic Forum set to kick off tomorrow in Davos, Switzerland. The Azerbaijani delegation, headed by President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban, has established its headquarters at the landmark Belvédère Grand Hotel, ready to detail the country’s exceptionally strong economic performance in the face of dwindling oil prices Read more ...

Azerbaijan recognizes Ukraine’s territorial integrity

Azerbaijan recognizes the territorial integrity of Ukraine, said the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Jan. 21 answering journalists’ questions at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Read more ...

Azerbaijan’s Ambassador Responds

While a Jan. 12 editorial rightly underscores Azerbaijan’s contribution to European energy security and promoting intercultural dialogue, it shows little appreciation for the changing realities in Eurasia Read more ...

From tragedy to independence

Twenty-five years ago today, while then-President George H.W. Bush was delivering his State of the Union message before a joint session of Congress in Washington, Soviet troops attacked unarmed civilian protesters in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, killing some 133 people and wounding hundreds of others Read more ...

AMBASSADOR'S DIARY

On one year anniversary of Alex Petersen's death we miss our friend

As Azerbaijan is around the world mourned the victims of the murderous attack by the Soviet military against unarmed civ

25 years since the tragedy of January 20, 1990

We are grateful to all who joined us at the Embassy to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragic events of January

Flying AZAL to New York

Recently, I flew from Baku to New York directly with Azerbaijan Airlines, something I wanted to do ever since AZAL’s ina

Azerbaijan Ambassador and Congressman Henry Cuellar Visit UIW Students & Community

San Antonio – A crowd of over 125 students and members of the University of the Incarnate Word community welcomed U.S. C

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Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

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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CONSULAR CORNER

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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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Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov: UN Security Council tenure broadens Azerbaijan’s experience

Shortly after Azerbaijan’s election to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member, President Ilham Aliyev declared that his nation’s priorities would be to promote the ideals of justice and supremacy of international law enshrined in the U.N. Charter Read more ...