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Azerbaijani FM receives outgoing Austrian ambassador

Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov received Axel Wech, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Republic of Azerbaijan upon the end of his diplomatic term, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan said in a message on Nov. 2. At the meeting, the sides expressed satisfaction with the current level of bilateral relations and highlighted the potential for further development of cooperation in political, economic, energy and other fields between the two countries. Wech expressed gratitude for support provided him for fulfillment of his diplomatic activities in Azerbaijan. Minister Elmar Mammadyarov extended appreciation to the ambassador for his contributions to deepen the relations between Azerbaijan and Austria and wished him every success in his future endeavors.
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Some mud volcano erupted in Azerbaijan

Excavation work carried out near mud volcanoes provoked their eruption, the head of the mud volcanism department of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (ANAS), Professor Adil Aliyev told Trend on November 2.
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About 4,000 Azerbaijanis registered as missing - State Commission

Azerbaijan’s State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons established in 1993 to eliminate the problem of prisoners of war and missing persons operates as part of the norms of international humanitarian law joined by Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and other relevant international bodies, secretary of the commission Ismayil Akhundov said Nov. 1 at the commission’s meeting.
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