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Caucasus University Closure Rumored to Be Due to Fetullah Gulen

The founder of the Caucasus University has applied to the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan Republic, informing the Ministry of their today’s decision to close down the university. According to the Ministry of Education, upon receipt of relevant official documents, the Ministry will form a working group to ensure that the students studying at the Caucasus University continue their education and student placement process will ensue. Media reports

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Private Broadcaster ANS TV’s Broadcast Suspended for One Month

The broadcast of the private television channel ANS TV has been suspended for one month by the decision of the National Television and Radio Council. The reason for the suspension of ANS TV’s broadcast is to prevent the airing of an anti-Turkey interview of Fetullah Gulen, who currently resides in the United States. According to the official statement of NTRC, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has explicitly assessed the recent developments in

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OSCE Baku Project Coordinator officially closed

According to the OSCE, “The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku’s operations in Azerbaijan were discontinued on 4 July. The OSCE remains open to other forms of co-operation with Azerbaijan".   On 3 June, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry officially notified the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna  of the government’s intent to terminate the activities of the OSCE Project Coordination Office in Baku.   “The government of Azerbaijan

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