Posts From safaelsafa

Meeting with the President Heydar Aliyev Bolstered My Interest in Promoting Azerbaijan Globally

By Jeffrey Werbock In May of 1997, I came to Azerbaijan to participate in the grand opening celebration / concert of their recently renovated Opera House.  On the last day of that hectic week of rehearsals, I was told that

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The Liberation of Our Occupied Lands Brought Us Unspeakable Joy!

By Tomris Azeri Rich with pride and patriotism, Azerbaijan’s national anthem has the power to unite our people, no matter where we live. Azerbaycan! Azerbaycan! Ey qehreman övladın şanlı Veteni! Sendən ötrü can vermeye cümlə hazırız! Azerbaijan! Azerbaijan! Cherished land

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The Discreet Keeper of Ancient Steel Secrets

The armour and weaponry were often symbols of status, wealth and power. The finest arms were made by master craftsmen working with leading silversmiths as well as with jewellers, whose work transformed utilitarian military equipment into courtly works of art.

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Energy is an Area in Which Azerbaijan and the EU Share a Mutual Interest

Rovshan Pashazadeh’s interview with Ambassador Roland KOBIA, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan A.T.: If there were not Nabucco on the agenda of European Union, how important player would be Azerbaijan in the energy policy of EU?

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Azerbaijan is Indeed the Largest and Most Prosperous State in the South Caucasus.

An Interview with Mr. Peter Bateman, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Azerbaijan. AT: Mr. Bateman, diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and the Azerbaijan Republic have historical roots. These relations began at the time of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

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I Believe Azerbaijan is Becoming Increasingly Aware of The Importance of Ever Closer Ties with Europe

Exclusive interview with Herbert Quelle, Ambassador of Germany to Azerbaijan.AT: Mr. Ambassador, are you satisfied with today’s German-Azerbaijani relations? How does Germany see its future policy towards Azerbaijan? Our bilateral relations are close and trustful. They cover all areas you

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Shah Deniz: Past, Present and Future

An interview with Al Cook, BP Vice-President for Shah Deniz Development  A.T.: Early this year the media first heard the full story of Shah Deniz Full Field Development and we would like to build our interview on this story, but

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Switzerland’s Stability is The Result of Its Political System Based on Federalism

By Rovshan Pashazadeh  An Interview with Mr Didier Burkhalter, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Switzerland.  AT: Minister, Switzerland has attracted people from all over the world for centuries. Your country is rightly regarded as one of the most stable

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Azerbaijan: For Austria Azerbaijan is the Most Important Trading Partner in the Southern Caucasus Region

An Interview with Mr Reinhold Mitterlehner, Minister for Economic Affairs and labour of the Austria.  By Rovshan Pashazadeh  AT: The diplomatic relations between Austria and Azerbaijan do not cover a very long period of time. But despite that, the foundations

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İcheri Sheher-Old City Magic

By Jill Sperandio  I will be leaving my home in Icheri Shahar, Baku’s Old City, very soon and know I will miss it. But what will I miss the most? Will it be eating out in the summer under the

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