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Fury in Baku over Azerbaijan Democracy Act

On December 16, the chairman of the US Helsinki Commission, Chris Smith introduced the Azerbaijan Democracy Act to Promote Rule of Law, Human Rights), HR 4264, a landmark bill that will deny US visas to senior members of the Azerbaijani government for human rights violations. The spokesman of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hikmat Hajiyev, has provided an official comment on the bill. “The Azerbaijan Democracy Act bill is completely

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Azerbaijan exits Euronest

 On 14 September, the Milli Mejlis (Azerbaijani Parliament) held an extraordinary meeting in which it adopted the “Decision of Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan Republic on the resolution dated September 10, 2015 of the European Parliament”. The European Parliament’s resolution on Azerbaijan called for the release of political prisoners and visa bans against certain officials.   The Milli Mejlis decision describes the European Parliament

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