Azerbaijan APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To develop good relations between the legislatures and governments of our two countries.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Azerbaijan

1. Exporting to Azerbaijan
06/08/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Guidance Exporting to Azerbaijan A guide for UK businesses who are interested

2. Overseas Business Risk: Azerbaijan
19/06/2020 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Guidance Overseas Business Risk: Azerbaijan Information on key security and political

3. Azerbaijan: lawyers
07/05/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Azerbaijan: lawyers List of English-speaking lawyers for British nationals in Azerbaijan.

4. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with A or B)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Azerbaijan This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

5. Azerbaijan: funeral directors
04/09/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Azerbaijan: funeral directors List of funeral directors for British

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Azerbaijan

1. Nagorno-Karabakh
08/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: future government of Nagorno-Karabakh—as part of Azerbaijan, as an independent state per an earlier referendum - Speech Link
2: Turks still deny took place. On 27 September, Azerbaijan launched sustained air and artillery attacks - Speech Link

2. Nagorno-Karabakh
30/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: continues to engage directly with Armenia and Azerbaijan as part of that role. It also issued a joint - Speech Link
2: recruiting Syrian fighters from Idlib to fight in Azerbaijan? Does the Minister see this as a very dangerous - Speech Link
3: has long historical links with both Armenia and Azerbaijan. We do not consider that the co-chairmanship - Speech Link

3. Nagorno-Karabakh
18/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Government act with great urgency to ensure that Azerbaijan is called to account for the continuing, well-documented - Speech Link
2: recognising Nagorno-Karabakh as an integral part of Azerbaijan, has failed to progress a long-term solution - Speech Link
3: monasteries and cemeteries. There is evidence that Azerbaijan has already begun to deny the Armenian heritage - Speech Link

4. Nagorno-Karabakh: Genocide Emergency Alert
02/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: For weeks, Turkey and Azerbaijan were preparing to commit genocide, and Azerbaijan continues to target - Speech Link
2: aware of reports of the use of phosphorus by Azerbaijan in attacking woodlands in Karabakh? This is extremely - Speech Link

5. Money Laundering and Tax Evasion (Azerbaijan)
19/10/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: another brave whistleblower, this time about Azerbaijan, revealed—yet again—that our self-belief is flawed - Speech Link
2: the moment we are choosing not to do so.Azerbaijan is well-known as a corrupt kleptocracy. It comes - Speech Link
3: European games in Baku was important. The so-called Azerbaijan laundromat that we are discussing today was a - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Azerbaijan
1. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Baroness Cox
01/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Azerbaijani troops used large-calibre weapons to fire at Berkaber village in Armenia’s Tavush Province on 13 May.

2. Azerbaijan: Demonstrations
asked by: Baroness Cox
29/07/2020
... Azerbaijan; and what steps they have taken to promote de-escalation of tensions.

3. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Andrea Jenkyns
30/07/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on (a) Caspian oil supplies and (b) British regional interests in the energy field of recent hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

4. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Baroness Cox
30/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the government of Turkey is recruiting Syrian troops to fight for the Azerbaijani military against the Armenian military.

5. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
03/08/2020
... what assessment they have made of the current security situation on the Armenia–Azerbaijan state border; and what discussions they have had with international partners on ways to prevent further escalation.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Lord Evans of Watford Portrait
Lord Evans of Watford
Officer
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7082.

Email: bob.blackman.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Giorgio Annecchini, Office of Bob Blackman MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 7082

Email: giorgio.annecchini@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
18 Sep 2018
Source
Embassy of Azerbaijan, London
Description
Overseas visit   From : 18/09/2018 To : 21/09/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
18 Sep 2018
Source
Embassy of Azerbaijan, London
Description
Overseas visit   From : 18/09/2018 To : 21/09/2018
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Azerbaijan APPG

Former APPG Officers
David Duguid Portrait
David Duguid
Officer
Conservative - Banff and Buchan
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 20th May 2020
1 APPG Membership
22q11 Syndrome
Roger Godsiff Portrait
Roger Godsiff
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Birmingham, Hall Green
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Manzoor Portrait
Baroness Manzoor
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
1 APPG Membership
Nutrition for Growth