Tag: 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 […]

Guest Views
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 […]

Features
Introducing Elin Suleymanov: Azerbaijan’s new ambassador in London

In July of this year Tahir Taghizadeh, Azerbaijan’s popular and long-serving ambassador to London, departed Britain. His successor, Ambassador Elin Suleymanov, arrived the following month ready to take up his new duties as the Ambassador of Azerbaijan at the Court of St. James’s. Prior to his London appointment, Ambassador Suleymanov spent 16 years in the […]

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UK donates £500,000 to aid clearance of deadly landmines in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region

The British Foreign Office has announced it is providing £500,000 to help clear landmines in and around the recently liberated Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. The money will help “to make the area safe, prevent injuries and save lives” following the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Figures show 160 people have been killed or injured by […]

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Azerbaijan, only Muslim country in Paralympic top 10 enjoys gold rush!

Azerbaijani athletes took home gold for the Islamic world as the only team from a Muslim-majority nation to finish in the top ten at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday. Beating their previous record set in London in 2012, the Paralympians from the South Caucasus state won 10thplace with 19 medals, the highest result achieved […]

Books
Celebrating the “unequalled” legacy of Azerbaijan’s great writer Nizami Ganjavi and his ‘Encyclopaedia of Literature of the East and the West’

Nizami Ganjavi is one of Azerbaijan’s greatest poets and thinkers. Following a decree by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, in Janury, 2021 was declared the “Year of Nizami Ganjavi”. The aim is to promote Nizami throughout the world and to further explore his legacy. It should be noted that although there […]