His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey

Dear Mr. President,

Dear brother,

I was deeply shocked by the news of heavy human loss as a result of a terrorist act in Suruc district, Sanliurfa province Read more ...

Interview: Azerbaijani foreign minister – ECHR judgment should also guide OSCE MG co-chairs

First and foremost, ECHR effectively put an end to Armenia’s persistent denial of its responsibility for the unlawful occupation of and military presence in the territories of Azerbaijan Read more ...

His Excellency Mr Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and through you to your people on the occasion of the national holiday of your country – Independence Day Read more ...

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 ...

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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

28 May – Respublika günü

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zın tarixində ən əlamətdar hadisələrdən biri olan “28 May – Respublika gün

Bakıda çoxmərtəbəli binada baş vermiş yanğınla əlaqədar

Azərbaycan Respublikasının ABŞ-dakı Səfirliyinin kollektivi olaraq mayın 19-da Bakı şəhərində çoxmərtəbəli yaşayış binas

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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.

H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

Dear Mr. President,

I extend to you my most sincere congratulations and wish you strong health and happiness as you celebrate your birthday. Azerbaijan and the United States are bound together by the ties of friendship, cooperation and strategic partnership Read more ...

Azerbaijan Celebrates its National Day at Expo Milano 2015 With a Chamber Orchestra Concert

Thursday, July 9, at Expo Milano 2015 will be the National Day of Azerbaijan. For its first participation in the Unversal Exposition, the country chose an appreciation of its culture and a defense of biodiversity through a rich program of events. In the presence of the First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mme. Mehriban Aliyeva, there will be performances, traditional music and dance, and samples of representative organic products and national recipes Read more ...

Azerbaijan, Israel, Sporting Excellence and Universal Friendship

The first ever European Games were just completed in Azerbaijan and it is such a source of pride for me as a Jew and as an Azerbaijani. For over two weeks in June the world witnessed what a welcoming and tolerant country we are. We opened our arms to the world. As an Azerbaijani Jew, I have been so proud of the Azerbaijani and Israeli teams which received medals in so many events Read more ...

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 ...