Democratic senators allege Trump deal in Azerbaijan flouted Iran sanctions laws

The Trump Tower Baku never opened. Trump partnered with an Azerbaijani family that U.S. officials called notoriously unethical.The New Yorker Mar 31, 2017 Three Democratic U.S. senators are calling for a federal investigation into allegations that President Donald Trump did business with an Azerbaijani family alleged to have busted Iran sanctions. The letter [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|Azerbaijan, North America, USA|

Rouhani: Iran, Azerbaijan to launch railway construction soon

Mar 30, 2017 President Hassan Rouhani said his country in collaboration with Azerbaijan will launch the construction of Rasht-Astara railway in northern Iran soon. He made the remarks upon arrival in the Rasht airport, as part of his provincial visit. Describing the issue of the construction of Rasht-Astara railway as "significant", President Rouhani added that [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Azerbaijan|

The Trump Organization’s Azerbaijan partner supports Iranian terrorists, says the New Yorker

The Trump Tower Baku never opened. Trump partnered with an Azerbaijani family that U.S. officials called notoriously unethical.The New Yorker Mar 6, 2017 Donald Trump has regularly spoken out against Iran’s regime—but that hasn’t stopped him from helping it get rich. A lengthy piece in the New Yorker reports that the Trump Organization [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|Azerbaijan, North America, USA|

Iran-Azerbaijan railroad to open in coming months

Mar 1, 2017 Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi announced that a railroad connecting Iran’s northern city of Astara to Azerbaijan Republic’s Astara is planned to come into operation in coming months. Various efforts have been made in the current Iranian administration to facilitate and improve the activities of the two countries’ [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Azerbaijan|

Azerbaijan planning to divide Iran into 5 countries

January 22, 2017 Recently National Parliament of Azerbaijan threatened to divide Iran into 5 countries, and Oktay Assadof, the speaker of the parliament, approved and emphasized it. Ghodrat Hassangholiev threatened that if Iran attacks Azerbaijan, Iran itself will be divided into 5 countries. Some believe that this should be ignored, in order not to damage [...]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Azerbaijan|

Azerbaijani-Iranian pharmaceutical plant’s construction launched in Baku

January 16, 2017 A groundbreaking ceremony of the Azerbaijani-Iranian joint pharmaceutical plant, Caspian Pharmed, was held in the Pirallahi Industrial Park in Baku. Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, the Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei, the Azerbaijani Deputy Economy Minister Niyazi Safarov, the Director General of Azersun Holding Savas Uzan [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Azerbaijan|

Iran, Azerbaijan wrestlers get 4-year bans for steroid use

Iran's Bashir Babajanzadeh, who participated in the Rio Olympics, received a four-year ban from wrestling for testing positive in May. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) January 5, 2017 The governing body of wrestling has imposed four-year doping bans on athletes from Iran and Azerbaijan. United World Wrestling says a ban on Bashir Babajanzadeh took effect on Aug. 31. Two [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|Azerbaijan, Iran|

‘Iran would be wiped off the map if it attacks Azerbaijan’

[Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) meets with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev at Baku's Zagulba. (File photo)] Azerbaijani lawmaker Kudret Hesenguliyev said on Friday that Iran cannot warn or threaten Azerbaijan over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Azerbaijan. Netanyahu's visit to Azerbaijan on Dec. 13 bolstered ties between Israel and Azerbaijan, and [...]

By |December 31st, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Tehran to complete Iran-Azerbaijan rail section in next 3 months

December 28, 2016 Tehran plans to complete the Iran-Azerbaijan railway’s Astara (Iran)-Astara (Azerbaijan) segment over the next three months, Iran's ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan, said. Vaezi made the remarks during a meeting of the Azerbaijan-Iran intergovernmental commission in Baku Dec. 27, Trend correspondent reported from the event. Iran [...]

By |December 28th, 2016|Azerbaijan|

Tehran concerned by Baku-Tel Aviv rapprochement

November 26, 2016 Iranians are very concerned by recent rapprochement between Azerbaijan and Israel, senior representative of the Presidential Administration of Iran and adviser to the president Ali Asghar Soltanieh told He noted it was obvious that Israel was seeking to destroy Iran, while Iranian people are enemies for them. He also added that [...]

By |November 26th, 2016|Azerbaijan|