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President of Azerbaijan Demands Removal of Barriers for Business

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev spoke in defense of Azerbaijani businessmen during his speech at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the socio-economic development in the first half of 2015 and the upcoming challenges. In his speech, the Head of State particularly emphasized that the only duty of …

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Azerbaijan, Georgia to Jointly Develop Alternative Energy

Azerbaijan’s State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy and the Georgian Energy Ministry will establish a joint working group in the field of alternative energy, the state agency reported on July 8. Agency chief Akim Badalov met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Economic Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili …

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Armenia Violates Ceasefire with Azerbaijan over 75 Times within 24 Hours

Armenian armed forces have broken the ceasefire with Azerbaijan 77 times in numerous positions in the last 24 hours, said Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. Armenian armed forces located on the nameless heights of Armenia’s Ijevan district, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani armed forces located on the nameless heights of …

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In June, the Number of Foreign Visitors to Georgia Increased by 9.3%

In June 2015,  the number of foreign visitors arrived in  Georgia increased by 9.3% compared with the same period in 2014. According to the Ministry of the Interior, in June 2015 Georgia was visited by 496 758 foreign nationals. Tourists account  for  39.8% of visitors  (197 537 people, which is 3.4% …

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Azerbaijan Center in New Telia Corruption Scandal

Azerbaijan Center in New Telia Corruption Scandal

Azerbaijan’s presidential family is thought to have swindled the state out of the equivalent of SEK 6 billion, with the help of the telecom company TeliaSonera, according to an investigative report from Swedish Television’s investigative program Uppdrag Granskning, news agency TT and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). …

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Georgian Actors to Perform Famous Opera in Baku

Georgian Actors to Perform Famous Opera in Baku

The stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater in Baku will host the world famous “Pagliacci” opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo on June 6. The Theater has invited some leading performers of Georgia’s Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet, named after Paliashvili, in order to update the performing staff. Such …

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Georgia Decreases Import of Construction Materials From Azerbaijan

Georgia Decreases Import of Construction Materials From Azerbaijan

In January-April 2015, the total value of import of construction materials produced by Azerbaijan to Georgia almost halved, said the report on foreign trade of Gruzstat (National Statistical Service of Georgia) for the first four months of 2015. Around 21,970 metric tons of plaster and other anhydrites worth $3.13 million …

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Azerbaijan Reduces car Import From Georgia

Azerbaijan reduces car import from Georgia

May 26-Some 1,737 cars worth $32.8 million were exported from Georgia to Azerbaijan in January-April 2015 or by 5.8 times less than in the same period of 2014, the Georgian National Statistics Service said in its foreign trade report as of January-April 2015. The share of this category of goods …

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Azerbaijan Sees 5.5% Rise in Economy

Azerbaijan Sees 5.5% Rise in Economy

In January-April in Azerbaijan the volume of GDP rose by 5.5% to 16.6 billion manats compared with the same period last year. Report was told in the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan. According to information, during this period 36.2% of GDP produced in the industry, 3.0% – agriculture, forestry and …

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Azerbaijan to Imprison for Unlawful Import of GMOs

Azerbaijan to Imprison for Unlawful Import of GMOs

Azerbaijan has made the amendments to the amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences and the Criminal Code. During the discussion of the amendments, the head of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Policy & Government Structure, Ali Huseynov, has stated that the amendments provide for the application of penalties for …

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