Obama: US appreciates Azerbaijan’s co-op on security, counterterrorism efforts

The US President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day. "On behalf of the United States, I congratulate you and the people of Azerbaijan on the 98th anniversary of Azerbaijan's founding as the world's first Muslim-majority secular democracy," said the US president. "I also congratulate you on this milestone 25th anniversary since Azerbaijan regained independence." Read more ...

Azerbaijan Republic Day celebration in Washington, D.C.

Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day hosted by the Embassy at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Thank you for joining us! More ...

Follow the Modern Silk Road

From terror bombings to border wars, Central Eurasia often makes news because of bloodshed that threatens regional stability and international security Read more ...

Shusha: The Broken Heart of Karabakh

Today, on the 24th anniversary of the occupation of Shusha, we are re-posting Ambassador Suleymanov's article written in May of 2003 Read more ...

22 great things to do in Baku

Azerbaijan’s bustling capital city of Baku is where you’ll find the country’s most startling mix of old and new, as well as the most visible expenditure of its recently exploited oil wealth, with an ever-increasing number of newly-built skyscrapers seemingly intended to portray Baku as a modern-day showpiece Read more ...

Tracing the modern Silk Road

This week the Johns Hopkins University in Washington is hosting a major regional conference on the historic Silk Road. The “Trans-Caspian East-West Trade & Transit Corridor” event co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Turkey brings together officials from the United States and the region with over 50 major international companies and academic leaders to brainstorm the strengthening of regional integration Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended official opening of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

The 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on the theme “Living Together in Inclusive Societies: A Challenge and A Goal” has kicked off in Baku.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony Read more ...

Revisiting the Eurasian Market

Eurasia is important to the global economy. Its developing nations account for an impressive 264 million people and $1.8 trillion in nominal GDP. As a major sign of interest, China has increased trade with Central Asia to over $50 billion annually. Further, recent progress in U.S. – Eurasian relations suggests that it’s time for U.S. companies to revisit the market Read more ...

A Peaceful Settlement In The Caucasus Will Inspire Peacemaking Worldwide

With heavy weapons and artillery barrages, Armenia recently attacked Azerbaijan, breaking a fragile truce that concluded the bloody, six-year war between the two countries in 1994 Read more ...

Azerbaijan envoy says U.S. help needed to avert regional security meltdown

Azerbaijan’s top diplomat in Washington said the U.S. must do more to deal with rising instability in his region, lest tensions that have already drawn in both Turkey and Russia spiral into more violence like the clashes that rocked the Nagorno-Karabakh region earlier this month Read more ...


Azerbaijan Ambassador Suleymanov discusses Armenian conflict

Azerbaijan Ambassador Elin Suleymanov discusses the conflict with Armenia.Azerbaijan Ambassador Elin Suleymanov discusse

Post- Summit Echo in the Caucasus

Just as our President was completing his successful visit to Washington, D.C., we learned about a new escalation of host

Ambassador Suleymanov Speaks at AJC Board of Governors Institute, Highlights’ the Importance of Tolerance and Inclusiveness

Speaking at the February 22, 2016 diplomatic panel during the American Jewish Committee Board of Governors Institute con





A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

DC Secretary Lauren C Vaughan ‎presents Mayor's proclamation declaring Azerbaijan Republic Day

DC Secretary Lauren C Vaughan ‎presents Mayor's proclamation declaring Azerbaijan Republic Day

Ilham Aliyev (Azerbaijan), Opening Ceremony, 7th UNAOC Global Forum (25-27 April 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan)

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

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Simplification of visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with 2016 World Chess Olympiad

Please note that foreign citizens and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the 42rd World Chess Olympiad scheduled for September 1-14, 2016 may get a visa from the representatives of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the international airports of Azerbaijan upon arrival.


On the Occasion of Republic Day in Azerbaijan

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of Azerbaijan as you observe Republic Day on May 28.

For more than a quarter century, our two countries have worked together on behalf of security and prosperity in and beyond Europe. The United States strongly supports measures to increase economic opportunity, to promote freedom of expression and political participation, and to ensure a peaceful and stable future for all Azerbaijan's citizens Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev holds phone talk with US Vice President Biden

The US Vice-President Joe Biden held a phone conversation with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on May 20 Read more ...

Destination Azerbaijan

Known as the ’Land of Fire’, Azerbaijan is home to ancient historical empires, hilltop castles, timeless rural villages, the Great Caucasus mountains and their snow-capped peaks. By contrast, its oil-rich capital Baku has in recent years emerged as a flourishing cosmopolitan hub, its skyline changing by the week Read more ...

Shusha: magnificent city under Armenian hostage for 24 years

“Shusha -- your mountain peaks are in fog.

For them I will lay down my life and will not regret it!...” says the famous Azerbaijani music.

Could famous singer and author of this song Khan Shushinski, ever think that Shusha, the heart of beautiful Karabakh, would really be covered by fog of grief and tears?!

Today, 24 years pass since Shusha, an ancient town and the cradle of Azerbaijani music culture, fell victim to the Armenian aggression Read more ...