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 ...

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

Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day and the Armed Forces Day hosted by the Embassy at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington,DC Read more ...

Trump praises U.S.-Azerbaijan partnership

US President Donald Trump has sent a welcome letter to the participants of the 24th International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference and the 7th Caspian International Power and Alternative Energy Exhibition in Baku Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev visited memorial in honor of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today visited the memorial in honor of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in the Istiglaliyyat Street in Baku Read more ...

Baku 2017: The Islamic Solidarity Games

For the past 10 days in Baku, Azerbaijan, 6,000 athletes from 54 nations competed in 21 sports during the fourth iteration of the Islamic Solidarity Games. Sports include track and field, gymnastics, aquatics, and traditional ritual sports such as Zurkhaneh. Gathered below are images from the now-completed competition, and its opening and closing ceremonies More ...

Mariah Carey, Nicole Scherzinger and Black Eyed Peas to perform at Baku race

The organisers of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku have announced a star-studded line-up for its Formula 1 race weekend concerts, which will be free to access for all F1 ticket holders Read more ...

Ambassador diary

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

​ Shusha's Quarter of a Century - long Devastation

On May 8, 1992, exactly 25 years ago, Armenian forces occupied the center of Azerbaijani community and the cultural icon

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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.

AJC Delegation Meets Azerbaijan President, Foreign Minister In Baku

An AJC delegation concluded a three-day visit to Baku, Azerbaijan. This was the global Jewish agency's fourth visit to the nation since 2008 and fifth meeting with President Ilham Aliyev Read more...

Khojaly: Crime Against Humanity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 26, 1992, the people of Azerbaijan witnessed what the Human Rights Watch later called the “largest massacre to date in the conflict” between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Armenian soldiers, backed by a former Soviet motorized infantry regiment, attacked the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly brutally murdering over 600 civilians, including many children, women and elderly. Hundreds more were wounded; some are still missing Read More ...

News digest February 25, 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 growing support for Azerbaijan in the U.S. Congress, greater energy cooperation with the European Union, and an article from The Wall Street Journal on Baku's economic and cultural modernization Read More ...

Tragedy of 20th century: 22 years passes since Khojaly genocide

Armenian military forces committed genocide acts in the town of Khojaly on its population of 7,000 on Feb.26, 1992.

Some 613 people were killed, 1,000 civilians of different age became invalid as a result of bullet wounds during the Khojaly genocide. About 106 women, 63 children, 70 old men were killed. Eight families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, while 25 both lost both parents. 1,275 civilians were taken hostages, while the fate of 150 of them is still unknown Read More ...