Baku 2015 promotes European Games at Davos economic forum

The Azerbaijani government and Baku 2015 European Games, led by President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov – who is also Baku 2015 ceo – made “a strong impression” at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Read more ...

Davos: Azerbaijan Making a Splash at World Economic Forum

Davos – One of the world’s fastest growing economies for ten years in a row, Azerbaijan is set to showcase its accomplishments and promising future outlook at the annual meeting of World Economic Forum set to kick off tomorrow in Davos, Switzerland. The Azerbaijani delegation, headed by President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban, has established its headquarters at the landmark Belvédère Grand Hotel, ready to detail the country’s exceptionally strong economic performance in the face of dwindling oil prices Read more ...

Azerbaijan recognizes Ukraine’s territorial integrity

Azerbaijan recognizes the territorial integrity of Ukraine, said the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on Jan. 21 answering journalists’ questions at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Read more ...

Azerbaijan’s Ambassador Responds

While a Jan. 12 editorial rightly underscores Azerbaijan’s contribution to European energy security and promoting intercultural dialogue, it shows little appreciation for the changing realities in Eurasia Read more ...

From tragedy to independence

Twenty-five years ago today, while then-President George H.W. Bush was delivering his State of the Union message before a joint session of Congress in Washington, Soviet troops attacked unarmed civilian protesters in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, killing some 133 people and wounding hundreds of others Read more ...

ADA University and the University of Houston signed memorandum of understanding

Today ADA University and the University of Houston signed Memorandum of Understanding on establishment cooperation regarding academic opportunities for students and faculty Read more ...

The 4th session of the Turkish-Azerbaijani High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council held

The 4th session of the Turkish-Azerbaijani High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council has been held in Ankara with the participation of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Read more ...

Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the tragedy of “Black January”

Exactly twenty five years ago, in the early morning hours and into the day of January 20, 1990, the Soviet troops invaded Azerbaijan´s capital Baku and attacked innocent civilians, slaughtering 133 people and wounding around 700 Read more ...

Oil fuels an architecture and tourism boom.

Baku’s mix of ancient culture and Dubai-style extravagance is putting it on the tourist map at last. A second oil boom — the first was in the early 20th century — in the Azeri capital has brought enormous wealth to this city on the shores of the Caspian Sea, and with it, a new skyline Read more ...

Azerbaijan 2020: Turning Strength into Sustainability

Over the past ten years Azerbaijan has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Rich hydrocarbon reserves and careful planning have enabled the country to build a healthy and forward-looking economy Read more ...

AMBASSADOR'S DIARY

On one year anniversary of Alex Petersen's death we miss our friend

As Azerbaijan is around the world mourned the victims of the murderous attack by the Soviet military against unarmed civ

25 years since the tragedy of January 20, 1990

We are grateful to all who joined us at the Embassy to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragic events of January

Flying AZAL to New York

Recently, I flew from Baku to New York directly with Azerbaijan Airlines, something I wanted to do ever since AZAL’s ina

Azerbaijan Ambassador and Congressman Henry Cuellar Visit UIW Students & Community

San Antonio – A crowd of over 125 students and members of the University of the Incarnate Word community welcomed U.S. C

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Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

Nice performance by legendary Maestro Chingiz Sadikhov

Nice performance by legendary Maestro Chingiz Sadikhov at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC

Silk Road Dance Company performs "Nalbaki", Azerbaijani national dance

Silk Road Dance Company performs "Nalbaki", Azerbaijani national dance

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Avropa İttifaqı ölkələrinə viza alınması sadələşdirildi

2013-cü ilin noyabr ayının 29-da Litvanın Vilnüs şəhərində “Azərbaycan Respublikası və Avropa İttifaqı arasında vizaların rəsmiləşdirilməsinin sadələşdirilməsi haqqında” Saziş imzalanmış və bu Saziş 2014-cü ilin sentyabr ayının 1-də qüvvəyə minmişdir.

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Is Azerbaijan the 2nd Oldest Wine Region?

Most experts agree that the cradle of winemaking most likely resides somewhere in the Caucasus Mountain region where vitus vinifera grapevines grow naturally in the foothills and valleys. However the exact birth location of winemaking is in some dispute Read more ...

High-Profile Delegation Promotes Baku 2015 European Games At World Economic Forum In Davos

The Azerbaijani government and Baku 2015 European Games, led by President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Youth and Sports and Baku 2015 CEO Azad Rahimov respectively, made a strong impression at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Read more ...

President Aliyev says Azerbaijan getting more independent from pressure of oil prices

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev took part in the “Regions in transformation: Eurasia” session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trend reports. The head of state made a speech at the session, and then responded to questions from the audience Read more ...

Political relations between Azerbaijan, Germany developing very successfully

Political relations between Azerbaijan and Germany develop very successfully, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said Jan. 21, Trend’s special correspondent reported. The president made the remarks at a joint press conference with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Read more ...