Politics

EU says Iran nuclear talks will reconvene next week

Talks between Iran, the US and four world powers aimed at restoring the 2015 nuclear agreement will reconvene next week, senior officials said in Vienna on Tuesday.

Biden formally throws weight behind DC statehood

US President Joe Biden "strongly supports" an ongoing bid to grant statehood to the US capital, the White House said on Tuesday.

Trump:

Former US President Donald Trump has talked about relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin in his interview with Fox News, Baku Tribune reports.

China's President Xi says global governance system should be more equitable, fair

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that the global governance system should be made more equitable and fair, and that rules set by one country or some nations cannot be imposed on others.

New Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Jordan appointed

Eldar Nadir oglu Saliomov has been appointed ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Baku Tribune reports.

Annual session of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly starts today

9th annual meeting of Euronest Parliamentary Assembly starts today, the press service of Georgian Parliament said, Baku Tribune reports.

Austrian leader says it will be ‘great honor’ to host Putin-Biden summit

Austria will consider it a great honor, if Russia and the United States decide to hold a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden in Vienna, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday, Baku Tribune reports citing TASS.

Ukrainian President:

We have very good relations and joint interests with Turkey, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his interview with Le Figaro Newspaper, Baku Tribune reports.

Biden ready to take further action if Russia escalates

US President Joe Biden warned Russia on Thursday that he is ready to take further actions if Moscow continues to "interfere with our democracy" but held out hope for improved ties, Baku Tribune reports.

Cavusoglu: “We are ready to discuss all problems with Greece”

We are ready to discuss all problems with Greece, said Turkish FM Movlud Cavusoglu in an interview with NTV TV channel, Baku Tribune reports.

NATO to begin withdrawing all forces from Afghanistan

NATO will begin to withdraw all member state forces from Afghanistan by May 1, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday Baku Tribune reports citing Anadolu.

Putin outlines approaches to political settlement in Ukraine to Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin has articulated approaches to political settlement in Ukraine to his US counterpart Joe Biden, the exchange took place in a phone call between the two leaders, the Kremlin press service reported Tuesday.

Russia warns US to stay away from Black Sea

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov called "provocative" the US maneuvers in the Black Sea and warned Washington to "stay away" from it.

Lavrov stresses US should lift unilateral sanctions on Iran

Russia keeps insisting on the complete lifting of US sanctions on Iran that are not related to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reaffirmed on Tuesday, Baku Tribune reports citing Urdupoint.

Peru set to elect new president

Elections will be held Sunday in Peru to determine the head of state who will serve until 2026.

France: Macron closes elite school for presidents

President Emmanuel Macron announced on Friday the abolition of elite postgraduate civil service college Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and replaced it with a Public Service Institute (ISP) in an attempt to transform the image of French civil service.

Biden announces efforts to curb gun violence 'epidemic'

US President Joe Biden rolled out on Thursday a series of executive actions intended to mitigate the US's ongoing gun violence "epidemic," calling it an "international embarrassment", Baku Tribune reports citing Anadolu.

Prosecutor General of Russia pays an official visit to Azerbaijan

General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan continues its fruitful activity on the basis of establishing business relations and friendly relations with a number of international and regional organizations, as well as prosecutor's office and other criminal prosecution bodies of the foreign countries in the field of combating against crime, the press service of the General Prosecutor’s Office told Baku Tribune.

U.S. restores assistance for Palestinians, to provide $235 million in aid

The Biden administration announced on Wednesday it would provide $235 million in U.S. aid to the Palestinians, restarting funding for the United Nations agency supporting refugees and restoring other assistance cut off by then-President Donald Trump.

Russian foreign minister meets Pakistani premier

Russia's foreign minister met the Pakistani prime minister in Islamabad on Wednesday for talks on host of issues including the troubled peace process in Afghanistan and Kashmir.

Turkish, Serbian foreign ministers talk over phone

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke by phone Tuesday with his Serbian counterpart Nikola Selakovic, said diplomatic sources.

Montreux treaty a red line for Turkey: MHP leader

The Montreux Convention is a red line for Turkey that guarantees peace and stability in the Black Sea, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader said on Tuesday.

Moscow warns Washington of consequences of Kiev’s provocative policies in Donbass

Moscow warns Washington about the consequences of Kiev’s provocative policy in eastern Ukraine, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS Tuesday.

Putin signs bill allowing him 2 more presidential terms

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed into law a bill, allowing him to hold the presidential office for two more terms.

Turkey remains committed to Montreux treaty: President

Turkey is committed to staying in the 1936 Montreux treaty governing passages in the Bosporus Strait, said the nation's president on Monday.

Turkish president, Jordan's king speak over phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday spoke to Jordan’s King Abdullah II over phone, according to the Turkish Presidency.

Iran: No talks with US during Vienna meeting

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sayed Abbas Araghchi on Sunday ruled out any direct or indirect talks with the US one day before heading to Vienna for much-anticipated talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.

Italian Ambassador completes his diplomatic tenure in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with Italian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Augusto Massari upon the termination of his diplomatic tenure.