Azerbaijan

The first in Europe monument of the victims of the Khojali massacre was opened in the Hague

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

On 24.04.2020 the first monument in Europe, dedicated to the victims of the massacre, committed by Armenian paramilitaries against Azerbaijanian civilian population on the 26 February 1992 in Khojaly, Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, has been reopened in the Hague and draw a lot of attention.

Ambassador: Azerbaijan’s aid to Iran causes positive response

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ELNUR BAGHISHOV

Allocation of $5 million by the Azerbaijani government to fight the coronavirus in Iran has caused a great positive resonance in the country, Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahangirzadeh stated.

According to Jahangirzadeh, Azerbaijan and Iran have more than 750 kilometers of land border, and it is natural that every event affects the relations between the two countries.

Head of EU delegation thanks Azerbaijan for solidarity amid COVID-19

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

Head of the EU Delegation has thanked Azerbaijan for solidarity amid COVID-19.

“The EU Flag on Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku is a reflection of the bonds of solidarity and partnership between the EU and Azerbaijan. Stronger together! Sag Ol, Azerbaijan,” Head of the EU Delegation, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas said.

Projection of the European Union flag was placed on the Heydar Aliyev Center’s building in Baku, Azerbaijan on April 15.

TAP commits 1,5 million EURO to Support Health Services in Greece, Albania and Italy

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TAP PRESS OFFICE

At TAP, health and safety come first. It is also our commitment to contribute to improving the livelihoods and quality of life of communities along TAP’s route, across our three host countries. To that effect, Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG will provide a total of 1.5 million euros to support the fight of the health services in Greece, Albania and Italy against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Azerbaijan is a model of multiculturalism and tolerance

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FIKRET AKHUNDOV

In the world where ethnic and religious discrimination has become a regular phenomenon, Azerbaijan has remained as a model of intercultural and religious tolerance. In fact, multiculturalism and tolerance is a lifestyle of multinational and multiconfessional Azerbaijani people, as well as an integral part of the state policy, preserved throughout the centuries.

Uzbek president instructs to intensify investment co-op with Azerbaijan

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on discussion of the prospects for developing bilateral investment, trade and economic cooperation with Russia and Azerbaijan on March 9, Trend reports referring to the press service of Uzbekistan’s president.

IGB’s Commercial Operation Date announced

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LYAMAN ZEYNALOVA

Commercial Operation Date (COD) of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), which is expected to deliver 1 billion cubic meters of gas per year from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria is set for the second quarter of 2021, executive director of ICGB project company Teodora Georgieva told Trend.az.

She noted that the interconnector’s construction was commenced on Oct.28, 2019 and the duration is 18 months.

Azerbaijan discusses possibility of Romania’s joining Southern Gas Corridor

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TURAL GARAJAYEV

Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov received a delegation led by Romanian Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Business Environment Niculae Havrilet that is in Baku to attend the sixth meeting of the Advisory Council of the Southern Gas Corridor, “Trend.az” reports referring to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy.

The representatives of TRANSGAZ S.A. and ROMGAZ S.A. companies attended the meeting.

"Saipem" soon to start laying pipes for TAP on Adriatic Sea bottom

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LEMAN ZEYNALOVA, TREND.AZ

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will soon see the start of laying pipes on bottom of Adriatic Sea, "Trend.az" reports citing the TAP AG consortium.

Activities are in full swing on board the "Castoro Sei" pipe-laying barge of Italy’s "Saipem" company, which is the contractor of the project, said the consortium.

"This offshore "moving assembly line" with up to 340 people on board is welding pipes and will shortly start laying them on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea", reads a message.

"Bakcell" yet again receives National CSR Award

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

“Bakcell” became the winner of “National CSR Award 2019” for its activities in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) area during the year 2019.

The “National CSR Award 2019” was presented to Bakcell for its “Communication through Arts” project, implemented since the year 2010 together with the United Aid for Azerbaijan (UAFA).