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The relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Russian Federation

Brief historical information on diplomatic relations:

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation was established on April 4, 1992. The Embassy of Azerbaijan to Russia and the Embassy of Russia in Baku were opened in 1992 respectively.

Currently Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Russian Federation is H.E. Mr.PoladBulbuloglu (30.01.2006) and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Azerbaijan is H.E. Mr.Vladimir Dorokhin (17.03.2009).

High –Level mutual visits:

Presidents:

9-10 January 2001

- a working visit of the President Mr.V.Putin

5-7 February 2004

- an official visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

3 July 2004

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

18-19 October 2004

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

15-16 Feruary 2005

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

9 May 2005

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

13-14 June 2005

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

30 August 2005

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

21-22 February 2006

- a working visit of the President Mr. V.Putin

21-22 July 2006

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

8-11 November 2006

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

27-28 March 2007

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

28-29 April 2007

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

9-10 June 2007

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

30 June 2007

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

20-24 February 2008

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

5-7 June 2008

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

3-4 July 2008

- an official visit of the President Mr. D.Medvedev

15-16 September 2008

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

1-2 November 2008

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

16-17 April 2009

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

3-4 June 2009

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

29 June 2009

- a working visit of the President Mr. D.Medvedev

17-18 July 2009

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

25 January 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

9 May 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

17 June 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

2-3 September 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr. D.Medvedev

27 October 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

18 Novembber 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr. D.Medvedev

9-10 December 2010

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

5 March 2011

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

24 June 2011

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

9 August 2011

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

23 January 2012

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

15 May 2012

- a working visit of the President Mr.I.Aliyev

 

Heads of Government:

4 December 2006

- a visit of Prime Minister of Russia M.Fradkov

25 April 2007

- a visit of Prime Minister Azerbaijan A.Rasizade

7 June 2007

- a visit of Prime Minister Azerbaijan A.Rasizade

17-18 June 2008

- a visit of Prime Minister Azerbaijan A.Rasizade

 

Heads of Parliament:

23-24 May 2002

- a visit of Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. S.Mironov.

29-30 March 2004

- a visit of Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. B.Grizlov

21-22 April 2005

- a visit of Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. S.Mironov

24-27 May 2005

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

26-28 April 2006

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

27-28 March 2007

- a visit of Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. S.Mironov.

30-31 May 2007

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

2-4 April 2008

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

13 May 2008

- a visit of Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. B.Grizlov

3 June 2010

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

14-16 May 2011

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

9 November 2011

- a visit of Chairman of National Assembly of Azerbaijan Mr. O.Asadov

9-10April 2012

- a visit Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mrs. V.Matviyenko

7-9 July 2012

- a visit of Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Mr. S.Narishkin

 

Ministers:

7-19 August 2004

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

1-2 February 2005

- Minister of Foreign Affairs S.Lavrov

21 April 2006

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

5-6 October 2006

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

21-22 May 2007

- Minister of Foreign Affairs S.Lavrov

1 August 2008

-Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

31 Octoer – 2 Novemer 2008

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

7 November 2008

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

11- 12 March 2009

- Minister of Foreign Affairs S.Lavrov

26 March 2010

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

25 January 2011

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

8 July 2011

- Minister of Foreign Affairs S.Lavrov

17-18 July 2011

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

19 January 2012

- Minister of Foreign Affairs E.Mammadyarov

 Along with visits of ministers foreign affairs other ministers of the Government of the two countries also hold regular mutual visits.

 

Inter-parliamentary relations:

The chairman of the Commission for Inter-parliamentary cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia in National Assembly of Azerbaijan is vice-speaker of the MilliMajlisMr.V.Alasgarov. In Russian State Duma Mrs. S.Orlova, vice-chairman of the Federation Council, is the chairman of Inter-parliamentary Cooperation Commission.

Inter-parliamentary working group in Russian State Duma and in MilliMajlis are headed by Mr.A.Rahim-zade and Mr. O.Safaraliyev.

 

Fields of cooperation:

Political:

Along with meetings on a high political level the consultations between Foreign Ministries of the two countries are carrying out two times in a year regularly.

Economic:

The trade turnover between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation in 2011 was 2.828,45 billion the US dollars, including export 1.187,36 bln. and import 1.641 bln. USD.

The meeting of the Intergovernmental Joint Commission on economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation between the two countries is held once in 2 years since July 1, 1996. The recent, 13th meeting of the Intergovernmental Joint Commission was held in Moscow on 18 March, 2011

Humanitarian:

Azerbaijan and Russia tightly cooperate in humanitarian fields on central and regional levels. Since 2011 under auspices of the Presidents of both countries International Humanitarian Forum has being held in Baku.

 

Contractual-legal base 166 agreements were signed between Azerbaijan and Russia.

 

Updated: 29.05.2013