Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

I. Aliyev: Behavior of Athens Negatively Affected Bilateral Relations

Over the past few years, cooperation between Azerbaijan and Greece has been at a very low level. This was stated by President Ilham Aliyev, accepting the credentials of the new Ambassador of Greece, Nikolaos Piperigos, on September 2.   He recalled the mutual visits of the presidents of the two countries in the past.  

I. Aliyev to Ambassador of Greece: Azerbaijan Strongly Supports Turkey in Eastern Mediterranean

Azerbaijan is concerned about military cooperation between Armenia, Greece and Cyprus. This was stated by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, accepting the credentials of the new Ambassador of Greece, Nikolaos Piperigos, on September 2.   He drew attention to the fact that Armenia is a country that occupied the territory of Azerbaijan, committed an act

Media Review for September 3

The site Yenisabah.az writes about the flare-up of a scandal around taxi tariffs after the statement by the head of the BTA department, Hikmet Babayev. This official said that taxis should be used by wealthy people and that taxis should not be turned into everyday transport.   Economist Natig Jafali called this statement illogical and

Tofig Yagublu Sentenced to Four Years Three Months

The Nizami Court of Baku sentenced the deputy chairman of the Musavat party Tofig Yagublu, imprisoning him for 4 years and 3 months in a strict regime colony. Thus, Judge Nariman Mehdiyev found Yagublu guilty of hooliganism using an object as a weapon (Article 221.3 of the Criminal Code)   The day before, the prosecutor

Outraged by T. Yagublu’s Verdict, Activists Held Protest Action in Front of Court

Yagublu’s daughter Nigar Hazi called the verdict “political revenge of the regime.”   “The authorities crossed all the red lines, as for the third time they sentenced Yagublu to a long prison term.” She expressed concern about her father’s condition because of the hunger strike he had started.   Yagublu severely lost his health during

Freedom Forever

Indeed, Fortune is changeable: whereas in Ankara in the morning they celebrated the discovery of a natural gas field in the Black Sea with reserves of 320 billion cubic meters, then in the evening Fitch transferred Turkey’s credit rating from stable to negative. However, the reaction of the adherents of the authorities was traditional: “They

Tofig Yagublu on Political Motives behind His Arrest

A member of the National Council of Democratic Forces and the Musavat party, Tofig Yagublu, in his last word in court, said the day before that the trial was carried out with gross violations, to the point that his lawyers were not given the opportunity to make a closing speech   “I know that the