Israeli authorities chose Azerbaijan


Baku will host an official meeting of Israeli ambassadors to Eurasia with the participation of high-ranking officials of the central apparatus of the foreign ministry on January 16-18. The main topic of the consultations is the plans for 2023 in the Израелските власти избраха Азербайджанcontext of a complicated situation in the region.

At the same time, the meeting is scheduled not long after the new Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen took office on January 2.

Baku to host official meeting of Israeli ambassadors to Eurasian countries


An official meeting of Israeli ambassadors to the Eurasian countries will be held in Baku on January 16-18 with the participation of high-ranking officials of the central office of the Foreign Ministry, the Israeli Embassy in Baku told Trend.

Meanwhile, the event follows after the new Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen taking office on January 2.

US exploring potential ways to support bringing Turkmen gas to Azerbaijan – Karen Donfried


US is exploring potential ways to support bringing Turkmen gas to Azerbaijan, said the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried, Trend reports.

She made the remarks at the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber on “U.S. Policy Towards the Caucasus”.

Turkish Albayrak talks Middle Corridor’s big role in cargo shipment from China to Europe


The Middle Corridor (Trans-Caspian International Transport Route) plays an important role in the transportation of goods from China to Europe across the countries participating in the route against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic and the geopolitical situation, Logistics Director of the Turkish Albayrak Group of Companies Harun Oncu told reporters, Trend reports on November 14.

According to Oncu, geo-economic changes and current realities require the creation of new, alternative routes.

Discussions underway to possibly transport Kazakh oil through Azerbaijan


Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are negotiating on the possibilities of transporting oil from Kazakhstan through the territory of Azerbaijan, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of KazMunayGas JSC Dauren Karabayev said during a briefing on August 25, Trend reports via Kazakh media.

He noted that discussions with Azerbaijan are being held at various levels, including state level and national companies level.

TRACECA will hold an event to increase trade on the route Central Asia - EU through the ports of the Caspian and Black Seas


TRACECA will conduct a study tour on the possibility of increasing trade on the route "Central Asia - European Union" through the ports of the Caspian and Black Seas, the TRACECA administration announced on Thursday - May 12, 2022.

According to a source from TRACECA, the trip will last from 16 to 24 May 2022.

Bloody events of 20 January 1990 in Baku


20 January 2020 marks the 32nd anniversary of the military invasion and vicious killing of civilians in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, by the forces of the Soviet Army on 20 January 1990. In response to the rising national independence movement, the Soviet leadership ordered some 26000 troops with heavy military equipment to storm the city of Baku in an operation called “Strike”.

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the 20 January – National Mourning Day


On the night of January 19 to 20, 1990, by order of the USSR leadership, 26,000 Soviet troops invaded Baku, Sumgait, as well as other cities of Azerbaijan. As a result of this military intervention, 147 civilians were killed and 744 were seriously injured. This event went down in the history of modern Azerbaijan as "Black January".

BTC celebrates 500 million tonnes of oil export


The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil export pipeline, operated by bp, has achieved a significant milestone by carrying 500 million tonnes of oil in total from the Sangachal terminal near Baku across Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey to Ceyhan, reports “bp”.

The milestone was achieved on 12 December when the 500 millionth tonne of Caspian crude flowed through the pipeline, was loaded on the 4922nd tanker named Nordorse, which was a joint SOCAR lifting, and departed for Trieste (Italy).