TOPIC: USArsscaticon

Ahmad Shahidov meets with U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Robert F. Cekuta

April 30th, 2016

The sides held discussions on recent state of human rights in Azerbaijan and decree of pardon Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with H.E. Robert F. Cekuta, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan. During the meeting head of AIDHR touched on the state of human rights and decree […]

US Senator John McCain: “Putin’s next target is Azerbaijan”

June 21st, 2015

During his meeting with United States Senator, head of AIDHR raised Nagorno Kharabakh issue The 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum continued its panel of discussions on June 21. The forum which was attended by high ranked officials of Europe focused on security issues, counter-terrorism and Russian external policy. The panel that devoted to […]


Ahmad Shahidov’s speech at OSCE Vienna meeting angered US diplomats – VIDEO

April 17th, 2015

The freedoms of association and assembly were discussed at the meeting OSCE’s next meeting was held in Vienna, Austria on April 16 with a focus on the freedoms of association and assembly in OSCE participating countries. In his speech B. Baer, United States Ambassador for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe stayed on Azerbaijan and harshly criticised official Baku […]

U.S. voices concerns over the deteriorating situation for civil society, media in Azerbaijan

March 23rd, 2015

Washington remains concerned about the deteriorating situation for civil society in Azerbaijan, including journalists and media outlets, US Ambassador Daniel Baer, US Representative to the OSCE, noted in his recent statement delivered to the organization’s Permanent Council. “We urge Azerbaijan to adhere to its commitments and to respect the rights of individuals, including those working […]

“We do believe that Robert F. Cekuta’s arrival will be turning point in the USA-Azerbaijani relations” – AIDHR

February 5th, 2015

We do hope that newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan will pay much attention to the issues of democracy and human rights Robert Cekuta, newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Azerbaijan will arrive in Baku on February 12. It’s expected that following his taking the office USA-Azerbaijan relations will enter a new stage. […]

“Propaganda campaign launched against USA contradicts Azerbaijani interests” – AIDHR

January 16th, 2015

Deliberate anti-propaganda campaigns carried out by several new media means are made by the forces that do not want to see Azerbaijan`s prosperity There are close relations between Azerbaijan and the USA. It was on December 25, 1991 that USA recognized independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Diplomatic ties between the two countries were established […]

Another Congressman Calls for Release of Khadija Ismayilova

January 14th, 2015

Member of the US House of Representatives, the head of the Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia Dana Rohrabacher denounced the pressure on Radio Azadlig. In his statement, he said: “Azerbaijan is certainly a valuable ally of the US in this important part of the world. However, recent government actions against Radio Azadlig do not contribute […]

Washington event: US backs independent voices, seeks ‘engagement’ with Azerbaijan

January 13th, 2015

Washington on Monday made it clear that it will continue to support independent voices in Azerbaijan while seeking a way to “engage constructively” with the Azeri government. “We want to engage with Azerbaijan more vigorously at government higher levels,” Thomas Melia, State Department deputy Assistant Secretary on Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, said at a […]

Situation in Azerbaijan to Be Discussed in Washington

January 5th, 2015

Hearings on the situation in Azerbaijan will be held in Washington D.C. on January 12. The discussion entitled “Silencing independent voices in Azerbaijan” is organized by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). As noted in the statement on its website, unprecedented repression against opposition-minded people is taking place in Azerbaijan. Arrests of journalists, human rights […]

US Embassy: We’re friends of Azerbaijan

December 10th, 2014

The US Embassy in Baku issued a statement in which reads that America has always been one of the active supporters of the sovereignty of Azerbaijan. The United States has always been one of the strongest supporters of Azerbaijan’s sovereignty. We’ve demonstrated that support in many ways since Azerbaijan gained independence and are committed to […]

State Department wants to know why the American aid is blocked

October 21st, 2014

Noah Krystel, Department of State EUR-ACE Deputy Director. is with a fact finding mission to see about conditions affecting US assistance to Azerbaijan. In particular, he intends to understand the factors that influence the American aid, stated the US Embassy in Baku. In the afternoon Krystel already met with the press, and expressed serious concern […]

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: “Washington we cannot decree”

October 17th, 2014

Successive attempts of the U.S. intervention in the internal affairs of Azerbaijan is absolutely unacceptable, said Acting Foreign Ministry spokesman Azerbaijan Hikmet Hajiyev, commenting on the statement of the  spokesman of the U.S. State Department Jen Psak  calling to cease physical and moral pressure on the human rights activist Leyla Yunus and release it. “Azerbaijan […]

Elmar Mammadyarov: United States propose to start work on a major agreement on Karabakh

September 9th, 2014

The meeting of Secretary of State John Kerry with the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia in the framework of the NATO summit was fact-finding. Kerry wanted to know what America needs to do to advance the peace process, stated Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at today’s press conference in Baku after talks with his Moldovan […]

The prosecutor’s office does not recognize the citizenship of the United States for Said Nuri

September 6th, 2014

«Temporary restriction of the movement of Said Nuri is associated with the investigation of the criminal case by the prosecutor’s office,” said the General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan at noon on Friday. Prosecutors say Said Nuri remains a citizen of Azerbaijan, who is registered at the address:. Vung Tau Street, 11, Apt. 9. “The temporary […]

State Department reacts on Said Nuri’s case : “Allow Nuri depart the country immediately”

September 6th, 2014

Washington on Wednesday reacted to the reports regarding a US citizen being barred from leaving Azerbaijan. Said Nuri, 32 year-old Azeri native, was prevented by local officials at Baku international airport, as he was about to depart after having visited his family on a two weeks tourist visa issued by the Azeri Embassy in Washington, […]

Ahmad Shahidov meets with U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Robert F. Cekuta

April 30th, 2016

The sides held discussions on recent state of human rights in Azerbaijan and decree of pardon Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with H.E. Robert F. ...

US Senator John McCain: “Putin’s next target is Azerbaijan”

June 21st, 2015

During his meeting with United States Senator, head of AIDHR raised Nagorno Kharabakh issue The 10th annual GLOBSEC 2015 Bratislava Global Security Forum continued its panel of discussions on June 21. The forum which was attended ...


Ahmad Shahidov’s speech at OSCE Vienna meeting angered US diplomats – VIDEO

April 17th, 2015

The freedoms of association and assembly were discussed at the meeting OSCE’s next meeting was held in Vienna, Austria on April 16 with a focus on the freedoms of association and assembly in OSCE participating countries. In his ...

U.S. voices concerns over the deteriorating situation for civil society, media in Azerbaijan

March 23rd, 2015

Washington remains concerned about the deteriorating situation for civil society in Azerbaijan, including journalists and media outlets, US Ambassador Daniel Baer, US Representative to the OSCE, noted in his recent statement delivered to the organization’s ...

“We do believe that Robert F. Cekuta’s arrival will be turning point in the USA-Azerbaijani relations” – AIDHR

February 5th, 2015

We do hope that newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan will pay much attention to the issues of democracy and human rights Robert Cekuta, newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Azerbaijan will arrive ...

“Propaganda campaign launched against USA contradicts Azerbaijani interests” – AIDHR

January 16th, 2015

Deliberate anti-propaganda campaigns carried out by several new media means are made by the forces that do not want to see Azerbaijan`s prosperity There are close relations between Azerbaijan and the USA. It was on ...

Another Congressman Calls for Release of Khadija Ismayilova

January 14th, 2015

Member of the US House of Representatives, the head of the Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia Dana Rohrabacher denounced the pressure on Radio Azadlig. In his statement, he said: “Azerbaijan is certainly a valuable ally ...

Washington event: US backs independent voices, seeks ‘engagement’ with Azerbaijan

January 13th, 2015

Washington on Monday made it clear that it will continue to support independent voices in Azerbaijan while seeking a way to “engage constructively” with the Azeri government. “We want to engage with Azerbaijan more vigorously ...

Situation in Azerbaijan to Be Discussed in Washington

January 5th, 2015

Hearings on the situation in Azerbaijan will be held in Washington D.C. on January 12. The discussion entitled “Silencing independent voices in Azerbaijan” is organized by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). As noted in ...

US Embassy: We’re friends of Azerbaijan

December 10th, 2014

The US Embassy in Baku issued a statement in which reads that America has always been one of the active supporters of the sovereignty of Azerbaijan. The United States has always been one of the ...

State Department wants to know why the American aid is blocked

October 21st, 2014

Noah Krystel, Department of State EUR-ACE Deputy Director. is with a fact finding mission to see about conditions affecting US assistance to Azerbaijan. In particular, he intends to understand the factors that influence the American ...

Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry: “Washington we cannot decree”

October 17th, 2014

Successive attempts of the U.S. intervention in the internal affairs of Azerbaijan is absolutely unacceptable, said Acting Foreign Ministry spokesman Azerbaijan Hikmet Hajiyev, commenting on the statement of the  spokesman of the U.S. State Department ...

Elmar Mammadyarov: United States propose to start work on a major agreement on Karabakh

September 9th, 2014

The meeting of Secretary of State John Kerry with the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia in the framework of the NATO summit was fact-finding. Kerry wanted to know what America needs to do to advance ...

The prosecutor’s office does not recognize the citizenship of the United States for Said Nuri

September 6th, 2014

«Temporary restriction of the movement of Said Nuri is associated with the investigation of the criminal case by the prosecutor’s office,” said the General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan at noon on Friday. Prosecutors say Said ...

State Department reacts on Said Nuri’s case : “Allow Nuri depart the country immediately”

September 6th, 2014

Washington on Wednesday reacted to the reports regarding a US citizen being barred from leaving Azerbaijan. Said Nuri, 32 year-old Azeri native, was prevented by local officials at Baku international airport, as he was about ...

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