Shusha was occupied on this day 23 years ago


On May 8, 1992 at 3.20 a.m. Armenian troops launched a campaign to seize Shusha city – the biggest Azerbaijani city in Nagorno Karabakh. Shusha was being shelled till 6.00 a.m. and afterwards approximately one thousand Armenian soldiers opened an attack on Shusha from three sides with support of about 40 armored vehicles of 366 Russian regiment earlier handed over to Armenians.

Azerbaijani MP addresses letter to PACE President

 Elxan Süleymanov

Mrs. Anne Brasseur,

President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, 


All PACE Bureau members, 

Mr. Wojciech Sawicki,

Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe 

For information:

Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,

Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Elkhan Suleymanov appeals to European Parliament

Elxan Süleymanov

Elkhan Suleymanov, the Vice-president of the Euronest PA, has appealed to members of the European Parliament.

The appeal reads:

“Honourable Members,

I write to you to express my definite objection to your debate, vote and the adopted resolution in Brussels on the 15th of April 2015 on the centenary of the so-called Armenian “genocide”, in my behalf as vice-president of Euronest PA and chair of the Azerbaijan Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. I wish to express my deepest displeasure at this unfortunate decision by your House and my surprise at this attempt to destabilize an already security sensitive region. 

Azerbaijani – United Nations relations


In order to become a full member of the world community and take an active part in the ongoing processes in the international arena, each state strives to become a member of the United Nations. After restoring its independence on October 18, 1991 Azerbaijan has started to take necessary steps for becoming a member of the United Nations in order to establish mutual relations with the world countries and strengthen its independence.