President Ilham Aliyev attended the Iftar ceremony on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

Chairman of the Clerical Office of Caucasus Muslims Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade has hosted the Iftar ceremony on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan at his residency. The Iftar ceremony was attended by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The event kicked off with the recitation of verses from the Quran Read more ...

Azerbaijani defense minister receives Oklahoma National Guard’s commander

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received a delegation led by the Oklahoma National Guard Commander, Myles Deering, the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said on July 16.Read more ...

Azerbaijan and Italy ink several documents

Several documents were signed between Azerbaijan and Italy as part of President Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Italy.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi signed the "Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Italy." Read more ...

Meeting held between presidents of Azerbaijan and Italy

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano have held a meeting in an expanded format with the participation of delegations in Rome. The head of state arrived at the Palace of the Italian President. A guard of honor was arranged for President Ilham Aliyev outside the Palace Read more ...

Nagorno-Karabakh main priority of Azerbaijan’s foreign policy

Azerbaijani diplomats serving in the foreign countries gathered in Baku to discuss further priorities of Azerbaijan`s foreign policy. The fifth session of Azerbaijan's diplomatic services heads kicked off at the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan in Baku on July 7 Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates President Barack Obama on Independence Day of US

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated US President Barack Obama on the national holiday -Independence Day of the United States Read more ...

Zaha Hadid wins prestigious award for design of Heydar Aliyev Center

Zaha Hadid became the first woman to win the Design Museum's Designs of the Year Award 2014, for the design of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Design Museum's official website said.
It should be noted that the Heydar Aliyev Center became the first architectural project to win the widely recognized award this year Read more ...

Azerbaijan marks 96th anniversary of its armed forces

96 years have passed since formation of Azerbaijani Armed Forces.

By the resolution of the government of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic of June 26, 1918, the first military unit – a special corps was founded and army draft decree was issued following it Read more...

Ilham Aliyev attended the Inaugural Plenary Session of the 23rd Annual Session of the OSCE PA

The opening of the Plenary Session of the 23rd Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly entitled “Helsinki +40: Towards Human Security for All” has taken place in Baku Read more

U.S. Congressman Poe appreciates U.S.-Azerbaijan relations

The U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) held a networking dinner with Congressman Ted Poe titled "United States-Azerbaijan Strategic Partnership" in Washington, D.C., on June 25, USACC reported. The event was held as part of the Congressional Talks Series of USACC Read more ...

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

Thank you to the students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School for their amazing performance of Azerbaijan's National A

Celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day

Celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC hosted by the Embassy of

General Duncan McNabb receives the 2014 award for a major contribution to the U.S-Azerbaijan partnership

General Duncan McNabb receives the 2014 award for a major contribution to the U.S-Azerbaijan partnership at the Embassy

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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

Short History of Azerbaijan

Short History of Azerbaijan

3rd US - Azerbaijan Convention ends

3rd US - Azerbaijan Convention ends

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Vətəndaşlıq institutunun Azərbaycan Respublikası qanunvericiliyində təzahürü

Xaricdə yaşayan Azərbaycanlıların ən çox maraqlandığı vətəndaşlıq mövzusunda sizin diqqətinizə çatdırmaq istədiklərimiz bu məqalədə əks olunmuşdur.

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Think Big, Act Now for Nature: Unexpected Common Ground Between Montana, Azerbaijan and the Middle East

My wife Kayla and I, after decades of living in Montana, made a rookie mistake last week as we tried, on a week's notice, to secure a three-night spot at one of our favorite camping areas. The snow in Yellowstone Park, just an hour south of our home in Bozeman, had finally receded after an unusually cool and wet spring. We figured the second week of July would be a perfect time for relaxing and wildlife watching Read more ...

Southern Gas Corridor historic project, initiated by Azerbaijan, President Aliyev says

 Today, the national security of the countries cannot be separated from energy security, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on June 28 at the opening ceremony of the 23rd Annual Session of the OSCE PA in Baku. President Aliyev said Azerbaijan contributes to security, and through the energy diplomacy the country has already established regional cooperation and is expanding it Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev addressed the PACE Summer Session

 President Ilham Aliyev has addressed the Summer Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. The head of state then responded to questions from parliamentarians More...

News digest June 19, 2014

Greetings from the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington, DC. In this edition of the News Digest, you will find stories about Azerbaijan's role in the fight against global climate change and sexual violence in conflict, the country's technological and culinary ventures and Baku's historic 2015 European Games. We also enjoyed celebrating Azerbaijan's Republic Day on May 29 here in Washington Read more...