Azerbaijan to become Italy’s largest energy supplier with TAP’s commissioning: envoy

Leman Zeynalova,

Azerbaijan will become Italy’s largest energy supplier with commissioning of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the final leg of the Southern Gas Corridor, said Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Italy Mammad Ahmadzade, “” reports.

He said in an interview with Askanews that 2019 was an important year, as TAP’s construction in Italy continued and the final permissions for the project’s implementation were acquired.

Tactical exercises of the missile and artillery units of the Azerbaijani army are held

Kyamal Seidov

According to the plan of the 2019 military training, approved by the Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, tactical exercises with combat firing of rocket-artillery units are carried out at all-military training grounds, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan reports.

Practical classes on various topics are held at the training grounds with the participation of personnel, who have mastered theoretical knowledge and safety rules.

Armenian journalist: There was no negative attitude towards us in Baku


The Armenian political observer, and commentator on the “Shant” TV channel, Artem Yerkanyan, who recently visited Azerbaijan, considers the reciprocal visits of Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists to be unprecedented. Yerkanyan stated this in an interview with the correspondent of the local branch of Sputnik, summarizing the results of his trip to Azerbaijan.

According to Yerkanyan, Armenian journalists repeatedly have had the opportunity to communicate directly with ordinary Azerbaijanis.

The occupied territories of Azerbaijan are included in the list of risk areas for travel

“International SOS”

“International SOS” has published the annual risk map for travelers. On the map, countries with a low risk for traveling are colored in light yellow. The countries of the European Union, Azerbaijan and Georgia are colored in this color.

The information provided by the organization, notes that in the countries to which Azerbaijan applies, there is an easy access to medical care, and a low risk of diseases spread through food and water, Azeri-Press Agency reports (APA).

Ilham Aliyev: On all ancient maps and maps of Tsarist Russia, all toponyms in Nagorno-Karabakh are of Azerbaijani origin


Nagorno-Karabakh has always been an integral part of Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev said, during the opening of the Second Summit of Religious Leaders.

“In ancient times, Nagorno-Karabakh was Azerbaijani territory. On all ancient maps and on the maps of Tsarist Russia, all toponyms in Nagorno-Karabakh are of Azerbaijani origin”, stated President Aliyev, quoted by “Interfax Azerbaijan”.

A "souvenir" provocation, linked to Nagorno-Karabakh has been cut off


Another provocation linked to Nagorno-Karabakh was halted in Germany.

According to the, the Embassy of Azerbaijan has stopped an attempt for issuing into circulation souvenirs, representing a banknote with a face value of 0 euros and the inscription "Republic of Artsakh".

After the intervention of the embassy, “EuroSchein Souvenir” GmbH has apologized to the Republic of Azerbaijan, stating that the souvenir will not be put on sale.

OSCE Head Discussed Situation in Nagorno-Karabakh with Co-Chairs of OSCE Minsk Group


Slovakia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and President-in-Office of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - Miroslav Lajčák met with the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group.

According to a statement, made by the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting was also attended by the personal representative of the current OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Andrzej Kaspšik.

Ekaterina Zaharieva told the public in Yerevan about Azerbaijan's importance for Europe


Energy cooperation with Azerbaijan is important for Bulgaria, and if Sofia manages to buy Azerbaijani gas, it will be a great achievement for the country. This was stated by Mrs. Ekaterina Zaharieva, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria, during a joint briefing in Yerevan, with her Armenian counterpart, Sputnik - Armenia reported.

According to Mrs. Zaharievas statement, at the same time Bulgaria is developing good relations with Armenia.

EU Special Representative – Toivo Klaar will visit Azerbaijan


EU Special Representative for he South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia – Toivo Klaar will visit Azerbaijan.

According to the Azerbaijan Press Agency, following information from the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Klaar will arrive on October 30, 2019.

During the visit, which will take place on October 30 and 31, Toivo Klaar will hold a series of meetings with Azerbaijani officials.