Ilham Aliyev orders to investigate Caspian oil platform collapse

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order December 16 with the aim of speeding up search and rescue efforts in the Caspian Sea where oilfield workers went missing yesterday after a part of an oil platform collapsed caused by high winds.

Release of the Presidential Press Service

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As it was earlier reported a 150-meter high part of the pier on the right and left sides of the oil gathering station of the No 3 oil and gas production department of SOCAR’s AzNeft Production Union collapsed caused by the wind at a speed of 41m/s in the Caspian sea at about 5.00 in the morning on December 15. 

President Ilham Aliyev visited grave of national leader Heydar Aliyev


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Baku hosts international conference on Armenia’s aggression policy against Azerbaijan


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Baku hosts 5th News Agencies World Congress and 16th General Assembly of OANA


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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is attending the opening ceremony at the Heydar Aliyev Center.