President Ilham Aliyev congratulates Azerbaijani people on Novruz holiday

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the country’s people on the occasion of Novruz holiday Read more ...

Consular Service of the Embassy of Azerbaijan has launched its Facebook page

We are glad to announce that Consular Service of the Embassy of Azerbaijan has launched its Facebook page. You can now ask your questions regarding consular issues by visiting this page on Facebook.

AZERBAIJAN - THE NEXT GREAT TOURISM DESTINATION

A heavily policed ring of steel surrounded the European Quarter of Brussels on 20 October due to the start of the two-day EU Summit, attended by the figureheads of all 28 EU member states. Despite this, a throng of tourism professionals and journalists from across Europe armed with their passports and other credentials fought their way through the security to attend the inaugural Azerbaijan Tourism Forum Brussels at the Press Club. The Forum was aimed at industry professionals and hosted by TEAS Benelux, the sponsors and partners were Azerbaijan Business Hub Netherlands, Dentons, and Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) Read more ...

USACC Presents Appreciation Awards to Ten Dignitaries

We are excited to share that 2017 USACC Annual Conference concluded with a high-level formal reception organized in partnership with Embassy of Azerbaijan at the historic Willard InterContinental hotel. The reception was dedicated to the celebration of 25th anniversary of United States-Azerbaijan Diplomatic Relations Read more ...

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations

Productive panels and discussions at the US -Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce Annual Conference on U.S.-Azerbaijan Relations, Looking Ahead: Diplomacy, Business, Trade & Investment, and celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev attended the Nationwide march to commemorate 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide held in Baku

A nationwide march is being held in Baku to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended the march Read more ...

Khojaly genocide: 25 years pass since tragedy of 20th century

On February 26, 1992, Armenian military committed an act of genocide against the 7,000 population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.

As many as 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people were killed as a result of the massacre. A total of 1,000 civilians became disabled in the onslaught. Eight families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, while 25 lost both parents. Some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people still remains unknown Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev: SGC – issue of energy security and energy security is national security of countries

The Southern Gas Corridor is an issue of energy security and the energy security is national security of countries, said Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev addressing the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council’s Third Ministerial Meeting that kicked off in the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku Feb. 23 Read more ...

Mehriban Aliyeva appointed as Azerbaijani first vice-president

President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva was appointed First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan by President Ilham Aliyev`s order Feb. 21. Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev: Our target to complete SGC project by 2020

The Southern Gas Corridor is already a reality, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said during the "On the Road to (Price) Stability? The return of OPEC and the Geopolitics of Oil" roundtable as part of the Munich Security Conference Read more ...

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Consular section closure for the Holidays

Consular section will be closed from January 2 to 4, 2017 due to the Public Holidays of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

US Gen. commends Azerbaijani president’s steps for improvement of transport network

Commander of the US Transportation Command, Air Force General Darren McDew has commended the steps taken by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev towards the improvement of transport network Read more ...

Reconnecting Asia: The Story Behind The Emerging Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Rail Line

The South Caucasus region is coming together to leverage its geographic position and once again become the land bridge it was during the days of the ancient Silk Road — the link between the booming markets of East Asia and the booming markets of Europe Read more ...

Conference of Presidents, Embassy of Azerbaijan Host Chanukah Party for Diverse Group of Diplomats, American Jewish Organizations and Honored Guests Tribute Given to Nations Who Provided Firefighting Aid to Israel

On December 14, 2016 the Conference of Presidents and the Embassy of Azerbaijan co-hosted nearly two hundred guests who filled the room for a reception in Washington, DC to celebrate the upcoming Chanukah holiday and honor those countries and others that provided crucial firefighting personnel and equipment to assist Israel in battling the devastating fires last month Read more...

News Digest December 14, 2016

Greetings from the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC. In this special edition of the news digest, you will find stories about the visit of Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu t0 Azerbaijan and partnership between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the State of Israel, as well as the long standing friendship between Azerbaijani and Jewish people Read more ...