Category: News – Azerbaijan

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Energy deal between Azerbaijan, Georgia, Hungary and Romania will “strengthen Europe’s energy security”, says ambassador

The strategic importance of a new green energy deal, inked by the leaders of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Hungary and Romania on 17 December, was underlined by a key Azerbaijani diplomat. Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Hungary, Tahir Taghizadeh, told T-VINE that the agreement, is “a crucially important new step for Azerbaijan, together with our European partners, all in […]

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Why Azerbaijanis are protesting Russian peacekeepers on the Shusha-Lachin Road

Since the start of this week, members of the Azerbaijani public and environmental activists have been holding round-the-clock protests on the Lachin-Shusha Road, also known as the Lachin Corridor, against Russian troops. The protesters are objecting to the troops blocking access along this main road in the Karabakh region. The demonstrations, which started on 12 […]

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Presidents of Turkiye, Azerbaijan and TRNC pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, extend condolences to Britain

The Turkish, Azerbaijani, and Turkish Cypriot presidents have joined leaders from around the world in paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Thursday afternoon aged 96. Tweeting in Turkish from his personal account on Thursday evening, Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said: “It is with sadness that I learned of Queen Elizabeth II’s […]

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Azerbaijan gas ‘changing the energy map’, as the EU tries to wean itself off Russian supplies

Azerbaijan’s political stock continues to rise, with its role as a major energy supplier adding to the country’s significance for Europe. Last month, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Baku (pictured top) to double Azerbaijani gas exports to the European Union bloc. Azerbaijan […]

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Azerbaijan state broadcaster AzTV signs co-operation deal with influential Pakistani channel BOL

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Azerbaijan Television (AzTV) and Radio Broadcasting, or CJSC for short, and Pakistan’s BOL Network. The agreement, signed at the CJSC headquarters in Baku last week by CJSC chairman Rovshan Mammadov and BOL Network chief Aisha Sheikh, formalises existing relations between the two media outlets, with a commitment […]

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Azerbaijan delegation to participate in North Cyprus conference on Khojaly Massacre

This Saturday, the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) will host an international conference to commemorate the Khojaly Massacre, when over 600 Azerbaijanis were slaughtered in one night by irregular Armenian forces as they tried to flee to safety during the First Nagorno-Karabakh War. Politicians and senior civil society representatives from Azerbaijan will be flying […]