Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan to further pursue independent policy

Azerbaijan will further continue to move on its current path, pursue independent policy and move forward based on the people’s will, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan-Turkey projects crucial for world

Joint energy projects of Azerbaijan and Turkey are of great significance for the world, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

He made the remarks addressing the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul, Turkey Read more ...

Irreplaceable: How War in Karabakh has Threatened the Existence of a Legendary Breed

There is an old Spanish Proverb that states: “A horse is worth more than riches.” This idea has great meaning to me, as I think of the happiness I lost as a young woman, when I ran for my life from the home of my childhood, never to return again Read more ...

The pontiff’s historic trip

As Pope Francis was concluding the trip of the Caucasus, his last stop was the capital of the predominantly Muslim Azerbaijan. In Baku, the pontiff was received with full honors and welcomed by cheering crowds representing the nation’s small Catholic flock as well as more numerous Muslim and Jewish communities Read more ...

Pope Francis visits Alley of Martyrs in Baku

Pope Francis has visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country`s independence and territorial integrity Read more ...

Pope Francis Hails Azerbaijan's Diversity and Tolerance

Pope Francis concluded his papal trip to the Caucasus by visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan to highlight the long-standing harmony among different faiths and communities in Azerbaijan Read more ...

Statement by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly

At the outset, I would like to congratulate Mr. Peter Thomson on his assumption of the presidency of the General Assembly at its seventy-first session and to wish him every success in fulfilling that highly responsible duty. We are also grateful to Mr. Mogens Lykketoft for all his hard work in presiding over the Assembly at its seventieth session Read more ...

Obama congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Eid al-Adha

The US President Barack Obama has congratulated Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Eid al-Adha Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev: Various nations' living in Azerbaijan in peace - manifestation of state policy

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by president of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Ronald Lauder and including Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-President of the Congress Robert Singer, WJC Vice-President God Nisanov, President of the Euro Asian Jewish Congress Julius Meinl, President of the Russian Jewish Congress Yuri Kanner, Vice President of the Russian Jewish Congress German Zakharyaev, Deputy CEO for Diplomacy of the World Jewish Congress Maram Stern Read more ...

Azerbaijan at opening ceremony of Rio 2016

An opening ceremony of the 31st Olympic Games has been held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Azerbaijani team is represented at 31st Summer Olympic Games with 56 athletes in 18 sports. Azerbaijani boxer Teymur Mammadov carried the country’s flag at the ceremony Read more ...


Muhammad Ali’s lesson

Muhammad Ali’s uplifting funeral service reminded the entire world that until very recently this great person, the Champ

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





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

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)

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On June 14, 2016 new amendments was adopted to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On State Fee” and the rates for visas were changed. These amendments entered into force since June 26, 2016.


Congressman Cohen’s Statement on National Independence Day in Azerbaijan

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), co-chair of the Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus, released the following statement today marking the 25th National Independence Day in Azerbaijan Read more ...

Azerbaijan: a Quarter of a Century of Independence

Over the two and a half decades since restoring its independence from the Soviet Union, the Republic of Azerbaijan has emerged as a significant regional player aptly described by some as the “keystone” of the Caucasus-Caspian region. However, on October 18, 1991, when Azerbaijan declared its independence, the nation’s future looked far from certain and getting to where it stands today was not an easy path for the Azerbaijani people Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan has had unique economic development since 2003

Since 2003 until today, Azerbaijan has had a period of economic development which has no analogues, said President Ilham Aliyev addressing an official reception dedicated to the 25th anniversary of restoration of Azerbaijan’s independence Read more ...

Happy Independence Day, Azerbaijan!

25 years have passed since my country regained its independence, after 71 years of Soviet occupation and tyranny. Our freedom was achieved against the odds and brutal enemies, invasions, and human tragedy Read more ...