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72 hours in Baku

The largest city on the Caspian Sea has always impressed with its natural and cultural beauty—the gorgeous European architecture backing out onto the blues of the Caspian. But in the last decade Baku has been staking its claim as a major cultural and entertainment player Read more ...

From Eurovision to fast cars: Azerbaijan joins F1 calendar

The globetrotting sport of Formula One is off on an adventure to Azerbaijan, host to Sunday's European Grand Prix, for the very first time Read more ...

President Aliyev offers condolences to Barack Obama over Orlando shooting

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev expressed condolences to U.S. President Barack Obama on June 14 over the Orlando mass shooting Read more ...

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 ...

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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

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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)

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

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CONSULAR CORNER

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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.

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News Digest June 21, 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 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku, Azerbaijan Read more ...

Nico Rosberg wins F1 European Grand Prix in Baku

German driver Nico Rosberg from Mercedes AMG F1 team has won the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe in Baku Read more ...

European Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg wins as radio silence frustrates Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg turned the inaugural F1 race in Baku to a triumphant procession Sunday to extend his lead in the title race over frustrated Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton Read more...

2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE

On a historic day for Azerbaijan, the sun was shining to welcome the teams, drivers, crews and fans as they arrived at Formula 1’s newest street circuit for the opening day of the 2016 F1 Grand Prix of Europe Read more ...