‘Speed of visa negotiations with EU depends on Azerbaijan’s political will’

‘Speed of visa negotiations with EU depends on Azerbaijan’s political will’ The negotiations on easing visa regime with the EU and talks on readmission depend on the political will of the partner country. The statement came from head of the EU delegation in Azerbaijan Roland Kobia. “Negotiations with some of the countries proceed  quickly and they are more slowly with others”, he said. “If Azerbaijan is ready... Read More

Second round of visa negotiations between EU and Azerbaijan Taken Place in Brussels

Second round of visa negotiations between EU and Azerbaijan Taken Place in Brussels Second round of visa negotiations between EU and Azerbaijan has been holding in Geneva, Belgium on May 31st-June 1st, 2012.  The visa facilitation and readmission negotiations follow the political commitment taken at the Prague Eastern Partnership Summit in May 2009 regarding the improvement of people-to-people contacts. The Visa Facilitation and Readmission Agreements... Read More

EU Kick-Off Visa Facilitation Negotiations with Azerbaijan

EU Kick-Off Visa Facilitation Negotiations with Azerbaijan Delegation of the European Union in Baku released information on first round of visa negotiations between EU and Azerbaijan. Press-release stated that , the European Union (EU) held its first round of the negotiations on the visa facilitation and readmission agreements with Azerbaijan on March 01-02, 2012. The visa facilitation and readmission negotiations follow the political commitment taken... Read More

Official Respond; CESD Recommendation on On-Line Visa Will be Approved

Official Respond; CESD Recommendation on On-Line Visa Will be Approved CESD;  other recommendations should be also considered in order to simplify visa regime “A program to issue visas electronically is being drafted. Azerbaijani visas will be issued within the 15 days from on-line submission. In future, however, this period could be reduced,”- Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic based on policy recommendations developed... Read More

Visa Facilitation between EU and Azerbaijan Negotiations Accelerated

Visa Facilitation between EU and Azerbaijan Negotiations Accelerated European Union (EU) already submitted draft document on Visa Facilitation and Readmission to Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) last week- said Vugar Bayramov, co-coordinator of Economic Integration and Convergence Working Group at EU EaP CSF.  He mentioned that negotiations on simplifying visa regime between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be held on March 1-2, 2012. V. Bayramov... Read More

Visa facilitation negotiations between Azerbaijan and EU Scheduled early March

Visa facilitation negotiations between Azerbaijan and EU Scheduled early March Negotiations on simplifying visa regime between Azerbaijan and the European Union will be held on March 1-2, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliyev told journalists on February, 09, 2011. The first meeting on the visa facilitation between Azerbaijan and the EU was before scheduled for the mid of February. But the meeting was postponed due to snow storms... Read More

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges

Azerbaijan Economy in 2012; expectations and challenges Official forecasts for Azerbaijani economy in 2012 seem quite optimistic. According to Ministry of Economic Development reports although downturn in world economy. The Government of Azerbaijan (GoA) targets 5,7 % GDP Growth in 2012 meanwhile The Central Bank’s monetary policy is announced keeping inflation to single digits. Meanwhile, International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected at 7,1 % Azerbaijan’s... Read More