Azerbaijan, a resource-rich South Caucasus republic located at the crossroads of the East and West, celebrates a holiday of the energy industry workers on September 20.
The Oil Workers Day coincides with the day of the signing with 13 energy majors from eight countries in 1994 of the Contract of the Century, the biggest deal ever signed by Azerbaijan on the development of its major Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli fields in the Caspian Sea.
Read more about it in AZERNEWS online newspaper’s print edition published on September 20.
Also, in the new edition you can read articles about Azerbaijani Defense Ministry`s statement over Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, Azerbaijan’s evaluation of the damage inflicted to Nahkchivan by the Armenian occupation, a potential selective abortion ban in the country, the possibility of inclusion of Azerbaijani polo in a UNESCO list, commemoration of great Azerbaijani poet Shahriyar in Iran, etc.
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The online newspaper is available at www.azernews.az.