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Sep 28, 2020, 13:00 ET Armenia kills Azerbaijani civilians, initiates another military escalation

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- On September 27, 2020 the armed forces of Armenia illegally stationed on Azerbaijan's...


Jul 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Armenia attacks Azerbaijan by deliberately targeting civilians

On July 12, Armenia launched an unprovoked attack across the international border with Azerbaijan deliberately targeting civilian population in...


Jul 06, 2017, 07:30 ET Armenian Military Provocation Results in Two Civilian Deaths

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- On July 4, 2017, Armenia's armed forces illegally stationed on the occupied territories ...


Oct 03, 2016, 07:44 ET Pope Francis Hails Azerbaijan's Diversity and Tolerance

Pope Francis concluded his papal trip to the Caucasus by visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan to highlight the long-standing harmony among different...


Apr 04, 2016, 11:36 ET Armenia Shatters Peace, Continues to Reject Cease-Fire

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Over the last several days the Armenian military units stationed on the occupied...


Feb 26, 2016, 06:00 ET Remembering the Victims of the Khojaly Massacre

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Twenty-four years ago, on this day in 1992, the people of Azerbaijan witnessed what the ...


Jun 19, 2015, 08:00 ET Key International Body Rules on Illegal Armenian Occupation of Azerbaijani Territory

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- In a landmark decision condemning Armenia's illegal occupation of Azerbaijani...


Aug 05, 2014, 08:00 ET Armenia's aggression escalated with massive attacks against Azerbaijan

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan...


Feb 28, 2014, 06:00 ET Khojaly: Crime Against Humanity

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- On February 26, 1992, the people of Azerbaijan witnessed what the Human Rights Watch...


Dec 17, 2013, 12:24 ET Azerbaijan and Partners Sign Final Investment Decision to Expand Natural Gas to Europe

Top Azerbaijani, EU and US officials and members of the Shah Deniz consortium gathered in Baku on Tuesday to celebrate a major milestone in the...


Oct 29, 2013, 05:21 ET Zangilan: Two Decades of Illegal Occupation

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Two decades since independence of the three nations of the South Caucasus, the...


Jun 28, 2013, 06:38 ET Azerbaijan Welcomes Pipeline Announcement

Azerbaijan welcomes today's announcement by the Shah Deniz consortium to select the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) to transport Azerbaijani natural...


Apr 18, 2013, 06:00 ET Department of Defense Highlights Successful U.S.- Azerbaijani Cooperation on Nonproliferation

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) hosted Azerbaijan's Ambassador Elin Suleymanov on April 12 to discuss the DTRA's Cooperative Threat...


Feb 07, 2013, 06:34 ET First Azerbaijani Telecommunications Satellite Launches Into Space

Azerbaijan's first telecommunications satellite, the Azerspace/Africasat-1a was successfully launched into orbit today from French Guyana, the...


Mar 02, 2012, 12:52 ET Twenty Years of U.S.-Azerbaijani Diplomatic Partnership Celebrated in Washington

This week, the U.S. State Department and the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the U.S. hosted a reception at Washington's historic Cosmos Club to mark the...


Jan 17, 2012, 10:35 ET A Decade of Increasingly Successful Azerbaijan-U.S. Defense & Security Cooperation

This month, a delegation of the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan led by Major-General Ramiz Najafov, Head of the Ministry's International Military...


May 16, 2011, 10:30 ET Azerbaijan Conquers Europe

Azerbaijan won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, taking top honors with a love song in the competition of 43 countries that took place in the German...