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 ...

Obama: US supports Azerbaijan’s security, democratic and economic development

President of the United States of America Barack Obama has sent congratulations to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day Read more ...

Massacre of the Innocents

This story is the second in a two-part series on Azerbaijan. The first part, ‘Elegance of Fire’,  is a visual and poetic journey of how the country is evolving, and of the variety and wealth of its ancestral cultural identity. On the other hand, this story, ‘Massacre of the Innocents’, pays tribute to the powerless victims of the geopolitical chessboard in this part of the world. It is intended as a reminder of the decisive, tragic moments that are part of the country’s history in 1990 and 1992 Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

An official opening ceremony of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue titled “Sharing Culture for Shared Security” has been held in Baku. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony. The head of state made a speech at the event Read more ...

Azerbaijan commemorates birth anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev

May 10 marks the 92-nd birth anniversary of Azerbaijani National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Heydar Aliyev was born on May 10, 1923, in the city of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. Upon completion of the Nakhchivan Pedagogical College in 1939, Heydar Aliyev was enrolled in the Architecture Department at the Azerbaijan Industrial Institute (nowadays the State Oil Academy), however, World War Two hampered those studies Read more ...

23 years pass since occupation of Azerbaijan's city of Shusha

Today is the 23rd anniversary of Armenia's occupation of Azerbaijan's city of Shusha. Shusha, one of the unique cultural centers of Azerbaijan, is a city, characterized for its natural beauty, and is a valuable monument of national architecture and medieval urban art Read more ...

The Milan Expo's modular Azerbaijan pavilion is wrapped in wavy timber louvers enclosing multiple different biospheres

The Azerbaijan pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 is a three-level structure flanked by wavy timber louvers, constructed from a modular system made out of recyclable materials Read more ...

President Aliyev captures Baku 2015 European Games Flame at Ateshgah

Sunday April 26, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev captured the official flame of the Baku 2015 European Games during a special ceremony that took place in the ancient and sacred temple of Ateshgah, Baku. Also present at the event commemorating the start of the flame’s journey across Baku – The Journey of the Flame - were First Lady and Chair of Baku European Games Organising Committee Merhiban Alieyva and President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey, along with 150 distinguished guests Read more ...

What to expect at the ADB annual meeting in Baku

A cosmopolitan city known for its vibrant cultural scene, Baku is one of several world capitals that have successfully and seamlessly merged Western and Eastern influences. The oil-rich capital of Azerbaijan, Baku is also the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the Caucasus Read more ...

Dinner reception was hosted on behalf of Ilham Aliyev in honor of participants of the 3rd Global Baku Forum

A dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President Ilham Aliyev in honor of participants of the 3rd Global Baku Forum. The dinner was attended by President Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva, his daughter Arzu Aliyeva, as well as presidents of Bulgaria and Macedonia, Prime Minister of Malta, former presidents of several countries, public and political figures, experts and specialists Read more ...

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CONSULAR CORNER

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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.

SOCAR: It is impossible to stop the Southern Gas Corridor

To imagine that a project like Turkish Stream could ruin the Southern Gas Corridor is complete nonsense. Unlike the Gazprom project, the Southern Gas Corridor is about billions of dollars already being invested, Vitaly Baylarbayov, deputy Vice President of SOCAR told EurActiv in an exclusive interview Read more ...

Statement of Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan 4th Eastern Partnership Summit

On behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E Mr. Ilham Aliyev, I would like to express gratitude to Latvian authorities for the warm hospitality and successful organization of the Summit Read more ...

Azerbaijan hosts the third World Forum on Inter-cultural Dialogue

The third World Forum on Inter-cultural Dialogue was held over two days in Azerbaijan. Finding solutions to conflicts and problems, discussing relationships between different cultures and religions was the idea behind the gathering of opinion formers and religious leaders in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev visited the site of the multi-storey building hit by fire in Binagadi

On May 19 a fire broke out in a multi-storey building on 200/36 Azadlig Avenue in Binagadi district. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the site of the incident in the morning of May 20. The head of state gave instructions to members of the relevant State Commission on a range of issues, including investigation of the causes of fire and elimination of its consequences, provision of assistance to those who were affected by the tragedy and families of those who died Read more ...