Archive for the ‘Kavkaz News’ Category

Armenia pulls back from talks to normalize ties with Turkey

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Comments Off

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan decided Monday to withdraw the two protocols on normalization of relations with Turkey from the parliament. Over the last six years the two documents remained as mere ink on paper after they were signed in 2009 due to “lack of political will” on the Turkish side, he said in a letter […]

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Turkey to keep efforts for solving Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Comments Off

Turkey as a member of the OSCE Minsk Group observes all the steps taken to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which is a serious obstacle to peace, stability, prosperity and broad cooperation in the South Caucasus, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Feb. 3. The ministry said Turkey is trying to increase the efforts within the Minsk Group […]

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Turkey calls for new era in relation with Armenia

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Comments Off

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called on all Armenians to jointly seek ways to resolve their historical differences with Turkey, stressing that it is a must for Turks and Armenians to “engage in humane relations and to recognize each other in light of 800 years of common history.” “It’s possible for two ancient people […]

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Turkish, Azerbaijani, Georgian FMs to discuss trilateral meeting

Friday, December 5, 2014 Comments Off

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is scheduled to meet with his Azerbaijani and Georgian counterparts for a trilateral meeting in the eastern province of Kars on Dec. 10. During the meeting, Çavuşoğlu, Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov are expected to discuss bilateral and regional issues, increasing cooperation between the […]

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Russia scraps South Stream

Thursday, December 4, 2014 Comments Off

Russian president Vladimir Putin says that the US$50bn South Stream gas pipeline has been scrapped in favour of a new route through Turkey. Putin blamed the cancellation of the project – which would have seen a pipe constructed along a route through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary- on opposition from within the EU. The bloc, which has […]

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France expresses support for Georgia’s integration into NATO

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Comments Off

France expressed full support to Georgia’s aspiration to join NATO, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said, according to Georgian Defense Ministry. He made the remarks during a meeting with Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania in Paris.

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Paris holds trilateral meeting on Nagorno Karabakh

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Comments Off

French President Francois Hollande held talks with the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan in a fresh push to end the festering conflict over the disputed region of Nagorno Karabakh. The summit in Paris enabled “the resumption of a direct dialogue” between the presidents of the two countries, though no accord was reached, the French presidency […]

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French President to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh with Armenian Counterpart

Monday, October 27, 2014 Comments Off

French President Francois Hollande is meeting with Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, who arrived at the Elysee Palace in Paris Oct. 27. A trilateral meeting of the presidents of Azerbaijan, France and Armenia is planned to be held in Paris later to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement. Earlier, President Hollande voiced this initiative. A trilateral meeting […]

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German FM hopes for reconciliation between Armenia and Turkey

Friday, October 24, 2014 Comments Off

“We respect Armenia’s decision to join the Eurasian Economic Union and hope that it will not hinder the development of relations with the EU,” German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier said at a joint press conference with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian. Touching upon the forthcoming Sargyan-Aliyev meeting scheduled for October 27 the German FM […]

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Armenian, French FMs discuss Karabakh solution

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Comments Off

On October 7 Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. The issue of settlement of the Karabakh issue was on the agenda. Hailing the constructive involvement of France and the other Minsk Group co-chairing countries in the process, Minister Nalbandian emphasized the

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Turkish PM to visit Azerbaijan

Friday, September 19, 2014 Comments Off

PM Davutoglu to visit Azerbaijan. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will pay his second official visit as Prime Minister to Azerbaijan. Davutoglu will leave for Baku tonight and start his contacts on Friday.

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Turkey’s EU Minister calls for normalizing ties with Armenia

Monday, September 15, 2014 Comments Off

Turkey’s EU Minister Volkan Bozkır said that Turkey did its share to promote relations with Armenia and that everyone needs to live together by avoiding the mention of what happened in the past. While paying a visit to Lisbon, Turkish EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır touched upon normalizing ties between Turkey and Armenia […]

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Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia Defense Minister hold trilateral meeting

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Comments Off

On August 19, Defense Minister of Azerbaijan Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania and Turkey’s National Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz held a trilateral meeting at the Headquarters of the Army Special Forces in Nakhchivan city.

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EU calls on Armenia, Azerbaijan to cease-fire

Monday, August 4, 2014 Comments Off

The European Union is very concerned by the latest armed incidents which caused a number of casualties along the Line of Contact and the Armenian-Azerbaijani State border in recent days, EU said in its statement. “We call on both sides to immediately respect the ceasefire, refrain from the use of force or any threat thereof, […]

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Azerbaijani FM to take part in EU Eastern Partnership meeting

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov will visit Belgium, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said on July 21.

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French president to visit Kazakhstan

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Comments Off

Secretary of State of Kazakhstan, Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has met with France’s Ambassador to this country, Francis Etienne at Acorda (residence of Kazakhstan’s president). “The two sides had discussions on preparations for the official visit of French President Francois Hollande to Kazakhstan, scheduled for the second half of 2014,” Kazakh presidency said on July 22. During […]

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Georgian, Azerbaijan Defense Ministers discuss regional development

Friday, March 28, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian delegation meeting ceremony, led by the Deputy Minister of National Defence, Michael Darchiashvili held at the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan on 28 March.

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EP to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh

Thursday, March 27, 2014 Comments Off

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement will be discussed at the European Parliament in Brussels. A “round table” on “Future of the South Caucasus : the impact of economic

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Azerbaijan, Afghanistan discuss situation of the region

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan and Afghanistan discussed the military and political situation in the region, as well as the security issues. Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov received a delegation led by Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani on March 19.

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Presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to meet in May

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Comments Off

Presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey will meet in Tbilisi at beginning of May. “Previously, these meetings representatives of the three countries were held at ministerial level of the economy, while

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French President to visit South Caucasus

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Comments Off

French President François Hollande will visit the South Caucasus. Azerbaijan is the first country on the list during his visit.

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Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, held trilateral meeting

Monday, March 17, 2014 Comments Off

The trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Azerbaijan held for creating designs for the expansion of relations in the political, economic and cultural wrapped by issuing a joint statement in the eastern

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Serbian FM in two-day visit to Armenia

Monday, March 10, 2014 Comments Off

Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Mrkić has arrived in Yerevan where he will confer with Armenian top officials over the next two days.

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Turkey, Azerbaijan discuss political situation in the region

Friday, February 28, 2014 Comments Off

The Azerbaijani Defence Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov received the Ambassador of Turkey to Azerbaijan, Ismail Alper Coshgun on Feb.28, according to a message posted on the website of the Azerbaijani Defence

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NATO to hold “28+1” meeting next month

Thursday, February 27, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) plan to hold next meeting in “28+1” format in the coming months.

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President of Greek Parliament to visit Armenia

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Comments Off

President of the Greek Parliament Vangelis Meimarakis is coming to Armenia today for a working visit of two days at the invitation of the President of the National Assembly of Armenia, Hovik Abrahamyan.

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Azerbaijan, Serbia sign defense cooperation agreement

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Comments Off

Serbia is open “to all modes of cooperation with friendly countries,” Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić said in Belgrade on Monday during talks with Azerbaijan’s defense minister, Lieutenant-General Zakir Hasanov.

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Azerbaijani, Turkish, Georgian FMs hold trilateral meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian foreign ministers are holding one-on-one meetings in Ganja, said spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Elman Abdullayev.

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Azerbaijan, Serbian defense ministers discuss bilateral cooperation

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov is on a visit to Serbia. During his visit Zakir Hasanov met Serbian Defense Minister Nebojsa Rodic and Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Vucic.

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Azerbaijan Defense Minister to visit Belgrade

Friday, February 14, 2014 Comments Off

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov will pay a visit to Serbia. The visit at the invitation of Serbian Defense Minister Nebojsa Rodic will start

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Serbia aims visa simplification with Azerbaijan

Friday, February 14, 2014 Comments Off

Serbia is interested in simplifying the visa system with Azerbaijan, Serbian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Zoran Vajovic said on Feb. 14. “This issue was discussed during consular consultations between the foreign ministries of the two countries,” he said. Previously, the two countries have simplified the visa regime for individuals with diplomatic and service passports.

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Nagorno Karabakh discussed shortly in UK Parliament

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Comments Off

On Tuesday 11 February 2014, a short debate was held in the UK Parliament (the House of Commons) on the UK policy towards Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan initiated by MP Stephen Pound.

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Georgian FM to visit Azerbaijan

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze will arrive in Baku on February 19, the Georgian embassy in Azerbaijan said. The visit will take place as part of a meeting of Azerbaijani, Georgian and Turkish foreign ministers.

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Azerbaijani FM visits Iraq

Monday, February 10, 2014 Comments Off

The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Arrived in Baghdad on Monday. A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cited “Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari, received at Baghdad International Airport

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Georgian President to visit Azerbaijan

Friday, February 7, 2014 Comments Off

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will be on his first official visit to Azerbaijan on February 12-13, the Georgian Embassy in Azerbaijan said. 

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