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2017 December 28 ( Thursday )  22:58:08
Azerbaijan: Important Economic Developments in 2017

2017 - Contradictory Reform

2017 December 28 ( Thursday )  11:14:48
Azerbaijan: Important political events in 2017

2017 - pressure on civil society

2017 December 25 ( Monday )  16:11:08
The status of the Caspian Sea: a step forward, two steps in place

Perhaps the most significant event in regional geopolitics was the final coordination of the legal status of the Caspian Sea by the Foreign Ministers of the five Caspian states (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan) on December 5. The agreement on the Convention of the legal status will be offered for signing to heads of the states at the summit of the highest level in Astana in July 2018.

2017 December 24 ( Sunday )  16:06:45
Why did Trump consolidate the Muslim world?

The decision of US President Donald Trump about the transfer of the American Embassy to Jerusalem and recognition of the cradle of monotheism as the capital of Israel led to an unprecedented consolidation of the Muslim world, however, as well as the Christian-Muslim. 128 countries at the UN General Assembly adopted on December 21 a resolution against the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

2017 December 17 ( Sunday )  20:14:48
The first, but not last

The dismissal of Fazil Mammadov from the post of the Minister of Taxes, or rather the procedure of his displacement and the figure of his successor, Mikail Jabbarov, indicate the beginning of the perturbation of the staff of the team of President Ilham Aliyev on the eve of the presidential elections.

2017 November 26 ( Sunday )  20:22:04
Azerbaijan and European perspective

The fifth summit of the EU Eastern Partnership, which was held on November 24 in Brussels, can perhaps be called the most not confrontational one.

2017 November 25 ( Saturday )  12:51:33
NATO-Azerbaijan: Contact and Differences

From the speech of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO headquarters: Azerbaijan intends to strengthen and develop relations with NATO, assist in the implementation of programs to support the forces of the international coalition in Afghanistan and participate in supporting the state structures of this country.

2017 November 25 ( Saturday )  11:17:30
Armenia Signs Landmark Agreement with EU

Armenia has signed a cooperation agreement with the European Union, committing to political reforms and providing some hope for Western-leaning Armenians that their country has strategic options other than Russia.

2017 November 25 ( Saturday )  10:52:15
The rise and fall of the Press Council

The Azerbaijani government, which continues to surprise the enlightened world with its know-how in the sphere of suppressing freedom of speech, on the eve illegally blocked 14 information sites.

2017 November 21 ( Tuesday )  19:00:04
Visit of solidarity

The visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Azerbaijan and Armenia took place on the eve of the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, the Vienna summit of the Foreign Ministries of the OSCE member states, and in fact, on the eve of 2018, when both countries will host landmark presidential elections.

2017 November 17 ( Friday )  18:29:36
The mechanism of restraint of the Karabakh conflict will be formed in December

The regular meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict in Moscow on December 14 and 16 was not devoted to consideration of any proposals to resolve the 30-year conflict.

2017 November 15 ( Wednesday )  17:58:14
Aliyev continues a tough monologue with his opponents

At the ceremony of the 25th anniversary of the Yeni (New) Azerbaijan Party (YAP), Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev made it clear that he did not intend to change the course of the brutal monologue directed against domestic and foreign policy opponents.

2017 November 03 ( Friday )  17:55:19
Tehran Trio

On November 1, Tehran hosted the second meeting of the presidents of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia within the framework of the trilateral format, which was formed in 2016, as the need to jointly implement a number of regional projects, and address stability in the region of Asia, where Iran and Russia have their own exclusive interests.

2017 November 01 ( Wednesday )  22:38:46
BTK reinforces multi-vector between West and East

The opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) means the strengthening of the multi-vectored routes of communication between the West and the East. It fully corresponds to the strategy of the West and China, which are the main ultimate beneficiaries of the trans-Caspian direction of the Great Silk Road.

2017 October 31 ( Tuesday )  18:34:04
BTK: 10 years later

Ten years after the signing of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey interstate agreement on the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, an opening ceremony of this project took place in the village of Alyat, 70 km south-west of Baku, on 30 October, which brings a new powerful impetus to the development of regional cooperation.

2017 October 18 ( Wednesday )  14:48:14
Armenia and Azerbaijan disavowed the results of the Geneva talks

The statements of the parties following the Geneva talks of the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict give grounds to say that the meeting was on duty and was not filled with peacekeeping content.

2017 October 14 ( Saturday )  11:47:23
Economy Does Not Come Out of Crisis

The economy of Azerbaijan continues to be in a state of decline, mainly because the government is trying to stabilize the situation by half measures.

2017 October 12 ( Thursday )  21:57:35
Azerbaijan: Failure in PACE

On 11 October the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) approved two documents and resolutions on them concerning Azerbaijan. This is the report of the co-rapporteurs of the PACE Monitoring Committee: "The functioning of democratic institutions in Azerbaijan" and the report: "Steps taken in Azerbaijan in respect of human rights during the country's chairmanship of the Council of Europe (May-November 2014).

2017 October 08 ( Sunday )  18:43:08
Southern flank is not calm

The Russian authorities are stepping up efforts to neutralize transnational threats, which are rapidly being modified in the context of geopolitical confrontation and international challenges. The main threats to the national security of Russia are called IGIL and cyberwar, which  has been launched in the world information web.

2017 August 11 ( Friday )  11:44:33
Trans-Caspian Visit

On August 9, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov visited Azerbaijan in a period difficult for the two countries, peoples and leaders.

2017 July 26 ( Wednesday )  13:33:25
After the meeting with Tillerson, the meeting with Putin was inevitable

The past four days after the sudden working visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Sochi and the evening rally with Russian President Vladimir Putin did not open anything new about this meeting, announced by the theses on friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding.

2017 July 22 ( Saturday )  01:57:28
Azerbaijani press: the crisis continues

The Azerbaijani press celebrates its professional holiday on July 22, which dates back to 1875 year, when the first national newspaper "Ekinchi" (Sower) was established by the educator Hasanbey Zardabi.

2017 July 11 ( Tuesday )  14:23:07
Aliev's journey from Warsaw to Istanbul

President Ilham Aliyev, after a two-week international voyage, once again indicated his participation in domestic affairs by the reception of an Uzbek religious delegation.

2017 July 06 ( Thursday )  14:40:40
SilkWay under the fire of the Russian-Armenian alliance

A sensational report on the participation of the Azerbaijani aviation company Silk Way in the air supplies of weapons to the world conflict zones is very slowly and inefficiently developed in a foreign press (more Armenian and less Russian) since June 2.

2017 June 29 ( Thursday )  12:34:47
Azerbaijan-Poland: Return to the Kaczynski era

After a long pause in the scope of his visits to Poland, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, made an official visit to Poland on June 26-28, which among the post-socialist states is the most zealous supporter of the entry of the former Soviet republics into the orbit of the West.

2017 June 04 ( Sunday )  10:11:20

A number of mass media and experts tried to present the updated list of the senior staff of the presidential administration of Azerbaijan, published on June 1, as an important step towards reforms in the country, which are s much talked about, but nothing happens in reality.

2017 June 03 ( Saturday )  12:05:16
Georgia-Azerbaijan: End of marriage of convenience

The events around the Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarly, stolen in Tbilisi on May 29 and smuggled to Baku, revealed an entirely new balance of the realities of Azerbaijan and Georgia on the path of a protracted transition from the Soviet past to the democratic future of the South Caucasus.

2017 June 01 ( Thursday )  17:47:04
Report: Armenian Military Planning To Push Deeper Into Azerbaijan

Armenia has decided that if fighting again breaks out with Azerbaijan, it will attempt to take the offensive and seize more Azerbaijani territory. That's the scoop from a new report from the International Crisis Group.

2017 May 21 ( Sunday )  23:01:09
The summit in Riyadh opens the way to a regional balance

The Arab-Islamic-American summit, held on Sunday in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, was held to consolidate the common efforts to counter radical Islam and the establishment of a moderate line in the Muslim worldview, in general, has already been decided by the United States.

2017 May 19 ( Friday )  14:18:55
Expected escalation

The 25th anniversary of the seizure by the Armed Forces of Armenia of the Lachin region of Azerbaijan was marked by a military-diplomatic escalation in the zone of the Karabakh conflict.