Press Review 09/10/15

Official newspapers write about Ilham Aliyev’s meeting with the Ambassador of Switzerland to Azerbaijan and on his order to allocate another 4 million manats for reconstruction of the mosque Imamzadeh in Ganja.

The newspaper Azerbaijan publishes articles insulting the United States and Europe because of their claim to respect and observe human rights.

Azadlyg writes that Moldova has ceased to cooperate with the company EVRASCON engaged in road construction. The company owned by Deputy Prime Minister Abid Sharifov was fined for late completion of work totaling 23 million USD.

At the same time, about 400 employees of the company are protesting in Salyan because of non-payment of their salaries.

The Washington Post writes that the official Baku punishes journalists on trumped-up charges, and if the West does not intervene, the situation will not improve.

The European Parliament called on the EU not to take part in the monitoring of elections in Azerbaijan and to apply targeted sanctions against violators of human rights in this country.

The residents of the Khachmaz region engaged in the wholesale of fruit and vegetables complain that the workers of the transport department require them to give bribes on the roads. The people are forced to return home empty-handed.

Express says UN High Commissioner Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein made a statement on human rights violations in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry called it an ordered and biased statement.

Echo writes that in August, consumer prices rose by 2.5%. Until the end of the year, according to experts, the rise in price will be 50%.

Bizim Yol warns that if funds are not allocated for major projects from the state budget next year, the unemployment rate will increase dramatically.

A total of 1,394 individuals and legal persons are prosecuted for concealing taxes over 162 million AZN.

Yeni Musavat writes that 11,000 Armenians from Syria have been settled in Karabakh.

Over the last month, food rose by 30%.

Azerbaijan continues to practice a policy of refusing from relatives for their political activities. So, the parents of the political expatriate Rasul Mursalov have refused of him.

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