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President Ilham Aliyev receives Secretary General of OIC

2019.08.25 11:10 GMT

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Secretary-General of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen on August 24, APA reports citing Presidential press service.

Jewish Journal: Celebrating 100 years of voting rights for women in Azerbaijan

2019.08.23 19:24 GMT

The US-based Jewish Journal has published an article headlined “Celebrating 100 years of voting rights for women in Azerbaijan”.

Indian ambassador to Azerbaijan comments on developments connected with Jammu and Kashmir

2019.08.23 12:36 GMT

"Government of India’s recent decision to non-operationalise certain provisions of the temporary Article 370 of the Indian constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir was to pursue the Government’s declared commitment to better governance and socio-economic justice," Indian ambassador to Azerbaijan Bawitlung Vanlalvawna said commenting on the situation around the disputable territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Azerbaijani Air defense means conduct live-fire exercises - VIDEO

2019.08.23 08:44 GMT

According to the plan of combat training for 2019 approved by the Minister of Defense, air defense means conducted live-fire exercises, APA reports citing Azerbaijani MOD.

Causes of crash of MiG-29 fighter jet revealed

2019.08.23 20:04 GMT

Specialists have analyzed and studied the data contained in the flight recorder (“black box”) of the MiG-29 fighter jet of the Air Force of Azerbaijan, which crashed during scheduled night training flights conducted on July 24 at around 22:00 local time and other technical documents regarding the flight, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said.

Azerbaijan, China discuss issues of military-technical co-op

2019.08.22 10:44 GMT

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Azerbaijan Guo Min, Trend reports on Aug. 22 referring to Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

Farewell ceremony held for Azerbaijani military pilot Rashad Atakishiyev

2019.08.22 10:17 GMT

A farewell ceremony has been held at the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's Training Center for Lieutenant Colonel Rashad Atakishiyev, the pilot of the MiG-29 fighter jet of the Air Force of Azerbaijan, which crashed during a scheduled night training flight, AzerTag reports.

Co-rapporteurs’ report on visit to Azerbaijan to be presented at meeting of PACE Monitoring Committee

2019.08.22 06:50 GMT

Stefan Schennach, co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan will report on his visit to Azerbaijan on July 4-6 at a meeting of the Monitoring Committee, APA reports citing website of PACE.

President Ilham Aliyev awards servicemen and civil employees of Special State Protection Service

2019.08.22 05:35 GMT

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed Orders, awarding servicemen and civil employees of the Special State Protection Service, AzerTag reports.

Date of next meeting of commission on delimitation of Azerbaijani-Georgian state border announced

2019.08.21 19:35 GMT

Expert groups of the Commission on delimitation and demarcation of the state border of Azerbaijan and Georgia continue to joint work in uncoordinated areas of the state border, said in a statement issued by Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, APA’s local bureau reports.

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry thanks Turkish side for participating in search for MiG-29 aircraft

2019.08.20 19:49 GMT

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with members of the rescue team of the Naval Forces of the Republic of Turkey who together with the Azerbaijani corresponding agencies actively participated in the search for a crashed MiG-29 aircraft of the Azerbaijani Air Force, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend on Aug. 20.

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry thanks structures involved in search operations

2019.08.20 13:06 GMT

The leadership of the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry thanked everyone who took an active part in the search for the wreckage of the MiG-29 aircraft of the Azerbaijani Air Force and the body of the pilot after the crash of the aircraft, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend on Tuesday.

Azerbaijani, Georgian experts to inspect uncoordinated sections of state border

2019.08.19 15:23 GMT

A working meeting of experts of state commissions on delimitation and demarcation of the state border of Azerbaijan and Georgia was held, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told Trend on Aug. 19.

Any action of Armenian side is at gunpoint of Azerbaijani army

2019.08.18 16:23 GMT

Any action of Armenian side in all directions of the frontline is at the gunpoint of Azerbaijani army using various caliber weapons, Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan told Trend.

Rio de Janeiro hosts concert marking centenary of Azerbaijan’s diplomatic service

2019.08.17 09:21 GMT

A special concert program celebrating the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s diplomatic service has been held at the famous Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Border guard system being built on Azerbaijani-Armenian border

2019.08.17 09:20 GMT

A border guard system is being built on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia and Armenia is alarmed by it, said Chief of Staff of the State Border Service (SBS) of Azerbaijan, Major General Elchin Ibrahimov, Trend reports.

Russian and Iranian military vessels leave Baku port

2019.08.17 20:27 GMT

Small artillery vessels of “Mahachkala” and “Volgodonsk” that belong to Russian Military Caspian Flotilla and “Peykan” and “Jovshan” missile caters of Iranian Military Sea Force which were present in Azerbaijan for participation in “Sea Cup-2019” international contest have left Baku port on August 16, press service of the Azerbaijani MOD reported.

Azerbaijani border guards gain several strategically important positions on contact line

2019.08.16 18:35 GMT

Azerbaijani border guards advanced on the contact line in several directions and gained foothold in strategically important heights, Chief of Staff of the State Border Service (SBS) of Azerbaijan, Major General Elchin Ibrahimov said at a press conference held in connection with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijani border guards, Trend reports.

Azerbaijani anti-aircraft missile troops conduct live-fire exercises

2019.08.16 15:37 GMT

According to the plan of combat training for 2019 approved by the Azerbaijani Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, anti-aircraft missile troops of the Air Force of Azerbaijan conducted live-fire exercises, Trend reports referring to the ministry.

Baku holds solemn closing ceremony of "Sea Cup - 2019" contest

2019.08.15 15:11 GMT

A solemn closing ceremony of the "Sea Cup - 2019" contest, organized in Baku as part of the "International Army Games - 2019", was held on Aug. 15, Trend reports.

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