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Germany hosts the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan for peace talks

Feb. 28, 2024 09:12 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany sought to move forward talks on a peace treaty between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Wednesday, welcoming the two countries' foreign ministers to Berlin. German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hosted her counterparts, Armenia's Ararat Mirzoyan and Azerbaijan's...

Azerbaijan's Aliyev officially wins by a landslide in an election that monitors say was restrictive

Feb. 09, 2024 07:53 AM EST

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan has officially won another term in office with 92.12% of the vote, the country’s Central Election Commission said Friday. Election monitors, however, have expressed concern about the vote. The Organization for Security...

European monitors says Azerbaijan's election took place in a restrictive environment

Feb. 08, 2024 09:50 AM EST

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Thursday that Azerbaijan’s presidential election took place in a restrictive environment with no real political competition. With just over 93% of the ballots counted, incumbent President Ilham...

Azerbaijan's Aliyev appears headed to a landslide win in election called after retaking Karabakh

Feb. 07, 2024 19:51 PM EST

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Incumbent President Ilham Aliyev appeared to be headed to an expected landslide victory in Azerbaijan's presidential election Wednesday in an early vote he called following his government’s swift reclaiming of a region formerly controlled by ethnic Armenian separatists....

Preliminary results of presidential election in Azerbaijan show an expected victory for incumbent Ilham Aliyev

Feb. 07, 2024 15:11 PM EST
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Preliminary results of presidential election in Azerbaijan show an expected victory for incumbent Ilham Aliyev.

Azerbaijan to hold snap presidential election in early February, shortly before Russia's vote

Dec. 07, 2023 10:43 AM EST

President Ilham Aliyev has ordered Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission to prepare for an early presidential election on Feb. 7, shortly ahead of Russia’s presidential election on March 17. The order was published on the presidential website but did not explain why Aliyev had...