The diplomatic relations between the countries date back to April 4, 1992
The diplomatic relations between the countries date back to April 4, 1992. October 12, 1992 saw Azerbaijani President Abulfaz Elchibey’s first official visit to Russia. This resulted in a Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Security being signed between the two countries. In the past several years the Presidents have been on reciprocal working visits multiple times.
The backbone document governing bilateral relations between the countries is the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Security signed on July 3, 1997.
By this day, the countries have signed 80-plus interstate and government-to-government agreements.
Bilateral military and military-and-technical cooperation is governed by more than 40 agreements and treaties, the cornerstone among them being the Intergovernmental Agreement on Military and Technical Cooperation signed in Baku, Azerbaijan, by the respective heads of the defense ministries.
Russia supplied Azerbaijan with T-72 tanks, BTR-80 APCs, Ka- and Mi-type helicopters, AD and EW systems, etc.
Rosoboronexport is a permanent participant of ADEX, an international defense exhibition held in Baku.
Azerbaijan hosts a representative office of Rostec, Russia’s state corporation, that also projects Rosoboronexport’s interests in the country. Telephone number of the office: (+99412) 564-05-53, fax: (+99412) 564-04-92, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org