Kharibulbul International Folklore Festival opens in Shusha.

Kharibulbul

The 5th “Kharibulbul” International Folklore Festival has today opened in Shusha, the cultural capital of Azerbaijan. The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the festival’s opening. The Festival is being held in the “Year of Shusha” on the occasion of the 270th anniversary of the city of…

Azerbaijanis Mark Black January Tragedy

Azerbaijanis mark Black January Tragedy

The Azerbaijan Embassy has issued a press release marking 20th January 2022 as the 32nd anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Black January tragedy.  In 1987 anti-Azerbaijani pogroms broke out in Armenia with attacks on Azerbaijani villages, killing hundreds of civilians. As a result, 250,000 Azerbaijanis were expelled from Armenia.  Territorial claims of Armenia, armed separatism instigated by…

The Global Initiatives of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasa N.A. Nazarbayev and His Role in Strengthening Global Security

Nazarbayev

In the 30 years since the declaration of independence, Kazakhstan has made a long historical journey, writes Philippe Jeune. In terms of historical dimension, of course, 30 years is less. At the same time, the historical path that Kazakhstan followed during this time, the decisions taken are worthy of centuries, of an era. Equal. From…

Les Initatives Mondiales du Premier Président De La République Du Kazakhstan-Elbasa N. A. Nazarbayev et Son Rôle Dans le Renforcement de la Sécurtié Mondiale

Nazarbayev

Au cours des 30 années qui ont suivi la déclaration d’indépendance, le Kazakhstan a parcouru un long chemin historique, écrit Philippe Jeune. En termes de dimension historique, bien sûr, 30 ans, c’est moins. Dans le même temps, le chemin historique que le Kazakhstan a suivi à cette époque, les décisions prises sont dignes de siècles,…

The Karabakh War and Energy Security

Azerbaijan soldiers

Exactly one year has passed since the beginning of the second Nagorno-Karabakh war. The frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan lasted almost 30 years, writes Nargiz Gambarova. The Nagorno-Karabakh region and 7 surrounding regions are internationally recognized territories of Azerbaijan. As a result of two flare-ups in April 2016 and July 2020, the tensions broke…

EU Aid for Nagorno-Karabakh

The Commission has announced an additional €3 million in humanitarian support to ensure critical assistance to the civilians most affected by the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh. This funding comes on top of €900,000 allocated since early October when the hostilities started. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said: “The EU continues to stand by all…

Have We Learnt Nothing?

Today we commemorate and honour the warriors who paid the ultimate sacrifice to defend the values of peace and democracy. Remembrance Sunday was established in 1919 to mark Armistice Day with the objective of ensuring that future generations would never forget those who gave their lives to secure the freedom of their families. Have we…

EU Aid to Nagorno Karabakh

The EU has allocated an additional €400,000 in humanitarian aid to cover the most urgent needs of civilians affected by the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh.  With this emergency support to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Red Cross of Armenia and Red Crescent of Azerbaijan will deliver food…

The responsibility of leadership

In the history of warfare, from time immemorial, the leaders of the participating countries take responsibility for their deeds, whether this means exulting in victory and triumph, or falling on their swords in bitter defeat, writes Philippe Jeaune. Such has been the case during the times of Alexander the Great, Tamerlane, Bonaparte and even Stalin….