Azerbaijan: Press Releases


2016
12/09/16 Prison Sentences for Azerbaijani Activists;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
11/22/16 Azerbaijani Supreme Court Decision on REAL Chairman Mammadov's Appeal;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
09/10/16 The United States Welcomes the Release of Natig Jafarli;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
08/16/16 United States Troubled by Developments in Azerbaijan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
06/30/16 Secretary Kerry's Calls With President Sargsyan of Armenia and President Aliyev of Azerbaijan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/16 University Teams Offer Creative Solutions to Challenge Extremism; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/14/16 U.S.-Azerbaijan Open Skies Agreement Enters Into Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/25/16 The United States Welcomes Release of Journalist Khadija Ismayilova;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/19/16 Travel of Leyla and Arif Yunus;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/30/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/16 Release of Azerbaijani Human Rights Lawyer Intigam Aliyev;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/17/16 Release of Activists, Journalists, and Political Party Members in Azerbaijan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC

2015
12/09/15 Release From Prison of Leyla Yunus;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
12/03/15 Joint Statement by the Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/12/15 Release from Prison of Arif Yunus;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
11/02/15 Azerbaijan's Parliamentary Elections;  Director Elizabeth Trudeau, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
09/10/15 Increased Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
09/01/15 Sentencing of Azerbaijani Investigative Journalist Khadija Ismayilova;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
08/13/15 Conviction of Human Rights Activists Leyla Yunus and Arif Yunus in Azerbaijan;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
06/13/15 Human Rights Defender Emin Huseynov's Safe Departure From Azerbaijan;  Department Spokesperson John Kirby; Washington, DC
04/16/15 Conviction of Azerbaijani Human Rights Activist Rasul Jafarov; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/19/15 Welcoming the Release of Civil Society Activists in Azerbaijan;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
02/16/15 Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland Travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2014
10/22/14 Welcoming the Release of Civil Society Activists in Azerbaijan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/04/14 Secretary Kerry's Trilateral Meeting With Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Wales;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/27/14 Beating of Azerbaijani Journalist and Human Rights Activist;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
08/01/14 Escalating Violence Along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/31/14 Criminal Charges Against Institute for Peace and Democracy Director Leyla Yunus in Azerbaijan;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2013
12/05/13 Joint Statement by Heads of Delegation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair Countries and the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/19/13 On the Armenia-Azerbaijan Summit on Nagorno-Karabakh;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
10/10/13 Azerbaijan Presidential Election;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/28/13 Selection of Pipeline Route for the Southern Gas Corridor; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
02/01/13 U.S. Department of State Honors Sevinj Mammadova of Azerbaijan as the International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2011-2012
08/31/12 Pardon of Azerbaijani Soldier; Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, Office of Press Relations; Washington, DC
07/24/12 U.S.-Azerbaijan Security Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/19/12 U.S.-Azerbaijan Economic Partnership Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/18/12  U.S.-Azerbaijan Economic Partnership Commission Joint Statement
03/16/12 Azerbaijan: Alleged Plot (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/27/11 Azerbaijan: Release of Eynulla Fatullayev; Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
03/07/11 Science Envoy Travels to Azerbaijan; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

2009-2010
11/08/10 Parliamentary Elections in Azerbaijan;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
11/04/09 U.S.-Azerbaijan Security Dialogue; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/07/09 Armenia and Azerbaijan: Appointment of U.S. OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
04/30/09 Azerbaijan: Shooting at the State Oil Academy; Acting Department Spokesman Robert Wood, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC