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Azerbaijani president receives president of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 Trend: President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament, President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Ranko Krivokapic on April 16. Krivokapic informed the head of state of the OSCE PA`s recent activities.

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Azerbaijan believes in rapid settlement of situation in Ukraine

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 Trend: Azerbaijan believes in rapid settlement of the Ukraine situation and stabilization of political and economic situation in that country, according to Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Ukraine, Eynulla Madatli.

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Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 Trend: Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces located in the villages of Kohneqishlaq of the Agstafa region from the positions located in the village of Paravakar of Armenia's Ijevan region last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on April 16. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces' ... (more)

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Bulgaria to supply gas from Azerbaijan very soon

The construction of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline will start in 2015, the Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev said at a meeting with Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev.

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Azerbaijan to build Olympic complex in Derbent

Azerbaijan will build an Olympic complex on Heydar Aliyev Street in Derbent to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the city, Dagestan news agency reported on April 16 referring to Prime Minister of the Republic of Dagestan Abdusamad Gamidov.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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S&P affirms Kazakh KazTransGas and Intergas Central Asia at 'BB+'; outlook stable

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has affirmed its 'BB+' long-term corporate credit ratings on Kazakh gas utility company KazTransGas and its 100-percent owned gas pipeline operator Intergas Central Asia JSC , the rating agency reported on April 14. The outlook on both companies is stable.

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No strong opposition in Turkey, and that's bad

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Turkey doesn't have a strong opposition and this is very bad, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Turkey's TRT Haber TV channel reported on April 15. The opposition and the authorities could cooperate for the future of Turkey, but the opposition is not able to do something ... (more)

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Armenian Liberty

Aliyev Blasts Armenia, West Over Karabakh

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has blamed Armenia for the continuing impasse in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process and accused the international community of using double standards against his country.

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Tehran Times

No country can attack Iran via Azerbaijan's soil: Azeri official

TEHRAN The Azeri defense minister said on Tuesday that Baku will never allow any country to use its soil or airspace to launch a military attack against its neighbors, including Iran.

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Kazakhstan and Great Britain agree on goods transit from Afghanistan

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan and the Great Britain signed an agreement on goods transit from Afghanistan within the visit of British Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported on April 15. This ... (more)

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Oil and gas production increases in Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Azerbaijan produced 10.56 million tons of oil in the first quarter of 2014 which is 255,000 tons more than the same period in 2013, the Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev said.

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Azerbaijan, Korea sign loan agreement for water purification unit construction

The Azerbaijani government and the Export-Import Bank of Korea signed a loan agreement for the construction of the water purification unit in the Baku settlement of Pirshagi, Azersu national water operator said on April 14. Eximbank will provide Azerbaijan with a loan worth $43.5 million for the construction of a water purification unit with a ... (more)

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OSCE monitoring on Azerbaijani-Armenian contact line passes without incidents

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15 Trend: The latest monitoring on the contact line of the Azerbaijani and Armenian armies has passed without any incidents.

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Direct Line: Doing Business In The Oil And Gas Sector In Azerbaijan

Date, time, time zone for call: Monday, June 9, 2014; 9:00 a.m. EDT Brief Description of call: Ambassador Morningstar will provide an update on energy issues in Azerbaijan, including the opening of the Southern Gas Corridor and the beginning of work on the massive second stage of the Shah Deniz project.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Today.Az

President Ilham Aliyev held several official meetings - PHOTOS

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received former Foreign Minister of France Hubert Vedrine.

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Azerbaijani president's visit to Iran beginning of great changes in bilateral relations

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Iran is the beginning of great changes both in bilateral relations between states and in the region, according to Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen.

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Azerbaijani president receives delegation led by Lithuanian interior minister

The Lithuanian minister said he had repeatedly visited Azerbaijan, saying big development processes that had taken place since his last trip made deep impressions on him.

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Iranian Air Force fighters begin military drills in Tehran

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iranian Air Force fighters have started military exercises in the country's first Tactical Air Base in the capital city of Tehran.

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Two Azerbaijani soldiers wounded due to ceasefire violation

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: Two soldiers of the Azerbaijani National Army were wounded as a result of the ceasefire violation by the Armenian Armed Forces.

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Wedding shoot out in Turkey leaves 23 people wounded

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: A shoot out at a wedding ceremony in Turkey's Osmaniye province left 23 people wounded.

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