Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu welcomed Azerbaijan's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov, in Bucharest, on Tuesday, for a round of consultations at the invitation of the Romanian side. The meeting highlighted the importance of the strategic bilateral partnership.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on July 23 amending the Order on the Approval of a New Composition of the Joint Commission for Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Bulgaria from Azerbaijan's Side, dated March 6, 2008.
According to the order, the composition of the commission is as follows:
Co-chairman of the commission
Azerbaijan has displayed a Turkish-made cruise missile in a military parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azeri Armed Forces.
The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) was inaugurated in Eskisehir, Turkey.
Vucic was in Eskisehir at the special invitation of Erdogan and briefly spoke with the Turkish president upon arrival and stood beside him on a ceremonial stage, alongside the presidents of Ukraine and Azerbaijan, Petro Poroshenko and Ilham Aliyev.
The United States has expressed very strong support for the trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP) that will carry natural gas from Azerbaijan to the European continent via Turkey, describing the $8.5 billion-worth project as a strong addition to the energy security of regional countries, including Europe.
SOCAR Turkey, an affiliate of Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR, will launch the Star refinery with a $6.3 billion investment in İzmir in October, the general manager of the refinery said on May 21.
Two persons were killed as two others were injured in a massive explosion that rocked the Azerbaijani capital Baku on May 21, a health ministry official said.
Armenian security forces killed an Azerbaijani soldier in a cross-border shooting as Armenia has "violated" the ceasefire, Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense said on May 20.