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Turkey, Azerbaijani discuss defense cooperation

Thursday, February 6, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov received the Chief of the Turkish Air Force Academy, Brigadier General Recep Sami Ozatak and a delegation led by the Director General of the Turkish Roketsan

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EU Commissioner for Enlargement to visit Georgia in March

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 Comments Off

The Georgian Prime Minister, Irakli Garibashvili met with the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule, in Brussels on Feb. 3.

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Azerbaijan ratifies visa facilitation with EU

Monday, February 3, 2014 Comments Off

The Azerbaijani parliament ratified a visa facilitation agreement between Azerbaijan and EU on Feb.3. The agreement was signed during the EU summit in Vilnius in November 2013.

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Georgia, Armenia sign military cooperation program for 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014 Comments Off

On Wednesday the Armenian and Georgian defense ministries signed a military cooperation program for 2014. The delegation headed by Georgian Deputy Defense Minister Mikhail Darchiashvili, held meetings with Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and the First Deputy Minister David Tonoyan.

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Serbia, Azerbaijan discuss defense cooperation

Friday, January 31, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan and Serbia discussed cooperation in the defense sector, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend on Jan. 30. On January 30, Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov

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Peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan should be sustainable, says French Ambassador

Thursday, January 30, 2014 Comments Off

France wants a sustainable peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan, French ambassador to Azerbaijan Pascal Monnier said to journalists on Jan. 29, commenting on the situation on the border line between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops.

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French President could visit Azerbaijan

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Comments Off

French President Francois Hollande plans to visit Azerbaijan in May this year. Presidents and Foreign Ministers of the two countries will discuss

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EU Special Representative for South Caucasus visits Azerbaijan

Monday, January 27, 2014 Comments Off

EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Philippe Lefort has arrived in Azerbaijan. The Special Representative will hold meetings with Azerbaijani officials. Development

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US calls on Azerbaijan, Armenia to continue peace efforts

Thursday, January 23, 2014 Comments Off

U.S. calls on Azerbaijan and Armenia to refrain from violence and continue peace efforts. The U.S. Department of State calls on parties to try to refrain from violence and continue

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Russian FM says solution to Karabakh depends on parties to the conflict

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Comments Off

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a press conference in Moscow that progress in the negotiations first if all depends on the parties to the conflict. “The meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents in Vienna inspires hope, but the most

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Nagorno-Karabakh should be solved within international law, says Head of EU Council

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Comments Off

As an OSCE participating state and as the country currently holding the EU Presidency, Greece fully supports the Minsk Group’s efforts to mediate the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute through a solution that

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Turkish, Georgian presidents discuss repatriation of Meskhetian Turks

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, who is paying an official to Ankara, has today met with Turkish President Abdullah Gul. Turkish and Georgian presidents discussed repatriation of Meskhetian Turks.

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Georgian President visits Turkey

Monday, January 20, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is paying an official visit to Turkey. This is the first official visit of Margvelashvili.

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Armenian, Azerbaijan FMs to discuss Nagorno Karabakh in Paris

Friday, January 17, 2014 Comments Off

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart in Paris next week. The ministers, in presence of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs (ambassadors Igor Popov of the Russia, Jacques Faure of

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Azerbaijan, France to sign defense agreement

Monday, January 13, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov paid an official visit to France. The defense ministries of the two countries are expected to sign an

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Georgian President to visit Turkey

Thursday, January 9, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will make an official visit to Turkey on January 20. Official meetings are planned in Ankara with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime

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Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss military cooperation

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received a delegation of the Turkish Armed Forces, headed by the chief of the Turkish Air Forces Logistics Department, Colonel General Atilla Gulan on Jan. 8. The Azerbaijani defence minister said at the meeting that

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Georgia to replace Russian helicopters with U.S. ones

Monday, January 6, 2014 Comments Off

The Georgian Ministry of Defence intends to completely change its Soviet and Russian helicopters for U.S. ones in 2014, Georgian Defence Minister Irakli Alasania said on Sunday.

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Turkey, Azerbaijan discuss military cooperation

Thursday, December 19, 2013 Comments Off

On Dec. 18 the Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov received the head of the General Plan and Principles Department of the Turkish Armed Forces, General Staff, Lieutenant General Alpaslan Erdogan.

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Azerbaijan, France discuss regional security issues

Thursday, December 19, 2013 Comments Off

Azerbaijan and France held consultations on bilateral military cooperation in Baku on December 17.

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Croatian PM meets Azerbaijani President

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Comments Off

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met a Croatian delegation led by Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic.

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French President to visit Armenia in 2014

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Comments Off

French President Francois Hollande will visit Armenia in May 2014 at the invitation of his Armenian counterpart, Serzh Sargsyan.

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Georgian-Russian talks to be held in Geneva

Monday, December 16, 2013 Comments Off

Georgian-Russian talks in Geneva are to be held on December 16-17. The Georgian delegation is already on road to Switzerland. It’s expected that Georgian side will discuss signing of an agreement with Russia on the non-use of force.  

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Turkish FM on visit to Armenia

Thursday, December 12, 2013 Comments Off

on Following the meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Council, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian. Yerevan is hosting the meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Council today.

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Georgian FM vists Romania

Monday, December 9, 2013 Comments Off

Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze will pay an official visit to Romania on Monday.

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Turkish, Azeri FMs discuss Nagorno-Karabakh

Friday, December 6, 2013 Comments Off

Turkey’s top foreign affairs diplomat, Ahmet Davutoglu met on Thursday with Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov in Kiev

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Turkish FM to visit Armenia

Friday, December 6, 2013 Comments Off

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced on Dec. 5 that he would be visiting Armenia next week, marking a first diplomatic push since the protocols between the two countries signed in 2009 which foresaw the

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Turkey, Azerbaijan to increase energy cooperation

Thursday, December 5, 2013 Comments Off

Azerbaijan and Turkey should strengthen cooperation in the energy sphere, as under the conditions of increasing demand for natural resources in Europe, the significance of this partnership will only rise, Turkish Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said speaking at the Caspian Forum in Istanbul on Dec.5.

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Azerbaijani, Georgian, Turkish FMs to meet in Baku in January

Monday, December 2, 2013 Comments Off

The next meeting of Azerbaijani, Georgia and Turkish foreign ministers will be held in 2014 in Baku. The preliminarily trilateral meeting has been scheduled for January.

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Bulgaria welcomes Moldova, Georgia’s decision to sign Asociation Agreements

Monday, December 2, 2013 Comments Off

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev spoke on Friday at the EU Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius. “In spite of the external pressure that Georgia and Moldova faced, those two countries clearly showed

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Georgia, Moldova sign Association Agreements with EU

Friday, November 29, 2013 Comments Off

The European Union (EU) on Friday signed association agreements with Georgia and Moldova, but failed to ink a landmark deal with Ukraine in its drive to boost ties with six ex-Soviet states, according to news reports reaching here.

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Georgia, Moldova expected to sign Association Agreements with EU in Vilnius

Thursday, November 28, 2013 Comments Off

Georgia and Moldova have initialed the Association Agreements with the European Union before he start of EU Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius on Thursday. 

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EU Eastern Partnership Summit to start in Vilnius

Thursday, November 28, 2013 Comments Off

European Union Eastern Partnership Summit will get underway Thursday in Lithuanian capital city Vilnius.

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Putin to visit Armenia on December 2

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Comments Off

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit  Armenia on December 2, on a state visit. During his visit  Putin will hold talks with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. 

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Georgia to keep direction towards Europe, says PM

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Comments Off

Georgia’s choice is the European family and this process is irreversible, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said on the eve of the Vilnius summit of the Eastern Partnership.

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