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Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice, presents recent developments of local democracy in Azerbaijan

15/10/2014 Strasbourg

''Congresss monitoring missions and recommendations have been helpful in terms of identification of areas which could be further improved regarding local governance in Azerbaijan'', stated Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan, adressing the 27th Session. He underlined, in...

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Summer of 2014 ‘a dark time’ for Europe, says Committee of Ministers chair

02/10/2014 Strasbourg

“The summer of 2014 will go down as a particularly dark time for our continent,” Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov told parliamentarians today, addressing the Assembly as the current chairperson of the Council of Europe’s executive body, the Committee of Ministers. Reporting on the...

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Azerbaijan hosts 2014 Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

28/08/2014 Strasbourg

Azerbaijan hosts 2014 Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

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Statement by the Chairman of the Committee of Ministers on the Malaysia Airlines plane crash

21/07/2014 Strasbourg

“I have been shocked by the crash of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft in Eastern Ukraine. On behalf of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, I would like to express my deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of all the victims. I call on those concerned to facilitate the...

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Azerbaijan will confront double standards in international relations

24/06/2014 Strasbourg

President Ilham Aliyev in his address to the Assembly told delegates that his country wants to create a better world for everyone to live in dignity and peace. Azerbaijan assumed the six-month Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in May 2014. President Aliyev, is a...

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Committee of Ministers’ Chairman, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Mammadyarov, presents communication to PACE

23/06/2014 Strasbourg

Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and Chairman of Committee of Ministers, today presented to the Parliamentary Assembly the communication on the activities of the Committee of Ministers. Minister Mammadyarov gave an overview of the key priorities of the chairmanship of...

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