Azeri Press Agency

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Azeri Press Agency
Azəri Press Agentliyi
IndustryNews agency
Founded2004; 17 years ago (2004)-2018
HeadquartersBaku, Azerbaijan
Key people
Vusala Mahirgizi,
Director General
Productsnews, publications

The Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA; Azerbaijani: Azəri Press Agentliyi) is one of the news agencies in Azerbaijan.

History and profile[edit]

The agency is a semi-official private limited liability company founded in 2004. It covers both international and domestic developments and is one of primary sources of news for most TV, radio stations, newspapers and other news outlets. Azeri Press-Release Agency is subdivided into several sections such as APA-News, APA-Economics, APA-Sports and APA-Photo. In addition to daily news, the agency offers video footages, financial rankings of banks, weekly and monthly analysis, forecasts and special photobanks. The agency has branch offices in the United States, Turkey, France, Romania, Russia, Georgia and other countries.

Its online version is published in Azerbaijani, Russian, English, French and Arabic. The agency has an expert group composed of famous political scientists who analyze publications from research centers and diplomatic corps.[1]


  1. ^ "Azeri Press Agency. About agency". Archived from the original on 15 August 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2010.