Azerbaijani National Athem performed at the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku

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Key International Body Rules on Illegal Armenian Occupation of Azerbaijani Territory

In a landmark decision condemning Armenia's illegal occupation of Azerbaijani territories, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on June 16 that Armenia supports and controls the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan Read more ...

Baku 2015 begins with spectacular Opening Ceremony

Inspirational show gets first European Games underway at Olympic Stadium Anticipation and speculation had been mounting for months, and the excitement in Baku over recent days had been palpable Read more ...

A sporting moment for Azerbaijan

This month the attention of the world’s athletic community is on Azerbaijan as my hometown of Baku is hosting the inaugural European Games. In just over two years, Azerbaijan has successfully completed preparations for this historic, first-of-its-kind event for Europe and the biggest one in the nation’s history. And there is much to celebrate. Consider this: Some 50 countries are represented by 6,000 athletes, with a total of 20 sports at the Baku Games  Read more ...

The Games begin | Opening Ceremony | Baku 2015 European Games

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Baku 2015 ready to reveal its magic

On 8 December 2012, the European Olympic Committees announced that the inaugural European Games had been awarded to the Azerbaijani capital of Baku. Two-and-a-half years later, the city is ready to raise the curtain on the world’s newest major sporting event Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev met athletes who will represent Azerbaijan in the first European Games

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Azerbaijan`s first lady, chairperson of the Baku 2015 first European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and family members have visited the Athletes Village Read more ...

Azerbaijan Republic Day

Azerbaijan Republic Day. Andrew W. Mellon, Washington, D.C. With some 1,000 people attending this year's reception was the most festive and grand celebration of Azerbaijan's Republic Day in Washington to date. Thank you to all our friends, colleagues and partners for joining and helping us celebrate Azerbaijan! More ...

New York Hosts the 1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Banking and Finance Forum

On May 26, the U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) organized the 1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Banking & Finance Forum in New York with the sponsorship of the International Bank of Azerbaijan, PASHA Bank, Boeing Company and GE. The forum took place at Harvard Club of New York, the city's most exclusive private club, just steps away from America's Fortune 500 companies and largest investment banks Read more ...

On the Occasion of Azerbaijan's Republic Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Azerbaijan as you observe Republic Day on May 28 Read more ...

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Celebration of the opening of the first ever Baku 2015 European Games in Washington, D.C.

Celebration of the opening of the first ever Baku 2015 European Games in Washington, D.C. hosted by the Embassy of Azerb

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Azerbaijani National Athem performed at the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku

Azerbaijani National Athem performed at the closing ceremony of the 1st European Games in Baku

Silk Road Dance Company's energetic performance at the Azerbaijan Republic Day celebration

BSilk Road Dance Company's energetic performance at the Azerbaijan Republic Day celebration

Baku, 9 June, Journey of the Flame | Baku 2015

Baku, 9 June, Journey of the Flame | Baku 2015

Perfomance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students from Alice Deal Middle School

Perfomance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students from Alice Deal Middle School

Secretary of the District of Columbia Lauren C. Vaughan's speech at the Azerbaijan Republic Day

Secretary of the District of Columbia Lauren C. Vaughan's speech at the Azerbaijan Republic Day

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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

Annoucement!

Due to the Novruz holidays the Consular Section will be closed from March 23, 2015 till March 25, 2015. The Consular Section will resume normal working day on March 25, 2015.

Jerusalem of the Caucasus: The Legend of the Red Village

It is just before Shabbat in the Red Village, and sunset will be coming soon. I walk from the New Shul back to my house, and watch as young boys and girls run home to wash up before their meal and call shalom to each other. On Friday of each week, late in the day Read more ...

News Digest 25 June, 2015

Greetings from the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC. In this edition of the News Digest, you will find stories about the gold medal count at the Baku 2015 European Games, a recent court ruling that protects Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and Azerbaijani cookbooks on the world stage Read more ...

Strasbourg court decision deals blow to Armenia over Azerbaijan

A decision by the European Court of Human Rights concerning the complaints of seven Azerbaijani nationals who were unable to return or receive compensation for their property in Lachin, in Nagorno-Karabakh, confirmed that Armenia controls the territory Read more ...

The reinvention of Baku's restaurant scene

Baku's restaurant scene has blossomed in recent years, and today it offers a genuinely global smorgasbord of flavours, styles and settings that will appeal to the most picky of palates. There is, of course, plenty of the local cuisine to indulge in, too, from the wildly flavourful levenghi - walnut-stuffed chicken and fish - to the ritualistic preparation of jiz-biz stew, and Azerbaijan produces some of the finest herbs and ingredients on the planet Read more ...