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 ...

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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

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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.

Azerbaijan and EXPO 2025: an ambitious project to ensure a better future

This year we marked the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between State of Israel and Republic of Azerbaijan. Israel was the one of the first’s countries, which recognized the independence of Azerbaijan. Today it is a factual reality that no country in Eurasia has closer or warmer ties with Israel than Azerbaijan. Over the 25-year history of diplomatic relations between the two states proved the necessity and viability of a strategic relationship between the Jewish state and the state with the Muslim majority. Our friendly states indeed act as true and reliable strategic partners. Azerbaijanis and Jews, in fact, can not only co-exist, but also be real friends and develop and strengthen their relations Read more ...

Ivanka Trump praises Azerbaijani girl entrepreneur for her invention

Ivanka Trump, senior advisor to President Trump and the President’s representative at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, recognized the achievements of 15-year old Reyhan Camalova from Azerbaijan Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended NATO's North Atlantic Council meeting

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended a meeting of the North Atlantic Council of NATO in Brussels.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made a speech. He then gave the floor to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev Read more ...

 

Azerbaijan, an American partner

Azerbaijan has long been a partner of the United States. In the 26 years since we gained our independence, Azerbaijan has sought friendly relations with the United States. Formal bilateral relations were established with the sagacious efforts and diligence of the late president of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev and his American counterparts: U.S. Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton Read more ...