Azerbaijan Airlines signs for five 787s, two Boeing freighters

Azerbaijan Airlines signed an agreement with Boeing placing a firm order for five 787-8s and committing to order two very large freighters, either the 747-8F or the 777F Read more ...

Opening ceremony of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway gets underway

A solemn opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway has got underway at Baku International Sea Trade Port Read more ...

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev meets with US President Donald Trump

The President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev met with the US President Donald Trump in New York. Vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva posted a photo from the meeting on her Instagram account Read more ...

At UN, Azerbaijan urges respect for Security Council measures; cites support for cultural diversity

Addressing the General Assembly, the President of Azerbaijan, spoke about the country's successes in socio-economic development and support of cultural diversity and said that while Security Council resolutions calling for the withdrawal of Armenian troops from its territory have been ignored, Azerbaijan remains an “engaged” Member of the United Nations Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev addressed opening of 72nd Session of UN General Assembly

The 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly has today opened in New York Read more ...

Champions League round-up: Qarabag make history by qualifying for group stages

FK Qarabag became the first team from Azerbaijan to make the Champions League group stages after beating Copenhagen Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev met with US Secretary of State in Istanbul

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Istanbul Read more ...

Comments by Spokesperson of the MFA on the situation in the frontline and killing and wounding of Azerbaijani civilians as the result of attacks of the armed forces of Armenia

On July 4, as the the result of targeted and deliberate attacking of civilians and civilian objects of the Alkhanli village of Fizuli region of Azerbaijan by armed forces of Armenia with 82 and 120 mm mortars and heavy grenade launchers Guliyeva Sahiba (born in 1967) and her 2 years old granddaughter Guliyeva Zahra were killed Read more ...

Formula One discovers Baku. Washington discovers the Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor

The Trans-Caspian East-West Trade and Transit Corridor brings together the Central Asia, Caspian and Black Sea strategic regions to form a viable trade and transit corridor between Europe and East & South-East Asia. Connecting trade, people and economies, the modern trans-Caspian corridor has extensive and integrated network of infrastructure, special economic zones, harmonized customs, cross-border procedures and more along this route More ...

Azerbaijan preview quotes - Force India, Williams, Renault, Sauber, Toro Rosso & more

The F1 paddock heads back across the Atlantic to its third street track in a row for this weekend’s 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Those involved look ahead to competing around the spectacular Baku City Circuit Read more ...

Ambassador diary

Rest in Peace, Maestro Sadigov!

Maestro Chingiz Sadigov

 

Almost two weeks after the death of Maestro Chingiz Sadigov, it is still very hard for m

Rest in Peace, Professor Zadeh!

We all have read books and seen movies about geniuses. I have been honored to personally know one, and his name was Lotf

Formula One discovers Baku. Washington discovers the Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor

The Trans-Caspian East-West Trade and Transit Corridor brings together the Central Asia, Caspian and Black Sea strategic

Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day and the Armed Forces Day hosted by the Embassy

Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day and the Armed Forces Day hosted by the Embassy at t

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan and Georgia to the United States at the U.S

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Secretary of the DC Lauren C. Vaughan reads a proclamation from Mayor Muriel Bowser

Secretary of the DC Lauren C. Vaughan reads a proclamation from Mayor Muriel Bowser

Ambassador Elin Suleymanov speaks at the Azerbaijan Republic Day and Armed Forces day celebration

Ambassador Elin Suleymanov speaks at the Azerbaijan Republic Day and Armed Forces day celebration on June 7, 2017 at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

Thomas Shannon delivers remarks on U.S.- Azerbaijan partnership

Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon delivers remarks on U.S.- Azerbaijan partnership

Rising of Baku City Circuit

Rising of Baku City Circuit

A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

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CONSULAR CORNER

In this section, our colleagues will provide regular advice and information on consular matters. We welcome your questions and suggestions for the Consular Corner topics

Consular section closure for the Holidays

Consular section will be closed from January 2 to 4, 2017 due to the Public Holidays of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani FM: Yerevan bears full responsibility for evolving dangerous situation

Over the last several days, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, which continue to illegally occupy Azerbaijani territories, have repeatedly violated the cease-fire regime by attacking positions of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan in several directions along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and the Line of Contact, said in Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Read more...

Barack Obama congratulates President Aliyev on Ramadan holiday

U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday Read more 

Statement by Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, at the Foreign Minister’s meeting of EU Member States and Eastern Partnership countries

It is a great pleasure to address the annual ministerial meeting which gives us an opportunity to take stock of post-Vilnius developments and have an exchange of views on the future of our engagement Read more ...

Think Big, Act Now for Nature: Unexpected Common Ground Between Montana, Azerbaijan and the Middle East

My wife Kayla and I, after decades of living in Montana, made a rookie mistake last week as we tried, on a week's notice, to secure a three-night spot at one of our favorite camping areas. The snow in Yellowstone Park, just an hour south of our home in Bozeman, had finally receded after an unusually cool and wet spring. We figured the second week of July would be a perfect time for relaxing and wildlife watching Read more ...