BILATEBAL RELATIONS

Republic of Uzbekistan

Bilateral relations

The diplomatic relations between two countries were established on October 2, 1995. The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Uzbekistan was opened in 1996. The Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Azerbaijan was opened in 1998. The Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Uzbekistan is Huseyn Guliyev. 

Chronology of high level visits and meetings

Heads of States

May 26-27, 1996 - The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Kerimov paid an official visit to Azerbaijan.

October 20-21, 1996 - The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan (The 4th Summit of the Heads of States of the Turkic Speaking countries).

June 18-19, 1997 - The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev paid an official visit to Uzbekistan.

September 7-8, 1998 - The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Kerimov paid a working visit to Azerbaijan (The international conference dedicated to the “Restoration of the Great Silk Way”).

March 23-24, 2004 - The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to Uzbekistan.

September 11-12, 2008 - The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Kerimov paid an official visit to Azerbaijan.

September 27-28, 2010 - The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to Uzbekistan.

October 11-12, 2012 - The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Kerimov paid an official visit to Azerbaijan.

Ministers of Foreign Affairs

June 19-21, 2006 - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiyev paid a working visit to Azerbaijan (The 33rd Summit of OIC  Council of Foreign Ministers).

Inter-parliamentary relations 

May 4-5, 2006 – Chairman of the Legislative Chamber of Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Uzbekistan Erkin Khalilov paid a working visit to Azerbaijan ( 9th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation).

October 15-16, 2012 – Chairman of the Senate of Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ilgizar Sobirov paid a working visit to Azerbaijan (12th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organistaion).

The head of Azerbaijan-Uzbekistan working group on interparliamentary relations at Milli

Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan Republic is Eldar Ibrahimov

  

Cooperation on cultural, humanitarian and other fields

Visits

February 16-17, 2012 – Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan Misir Mardanov paid a working visit to Dashkend to participate at the International conference “Upbringing of educated and intellectually advanced generation as the most important condition of sustainable development and modernization of the country”.

October 1-4, 2014 Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan Abulfas Garayev paid a working visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan ( The 99th  session of the World Tourism Organization  UNWTO)

February 26, 2015 - The delegation led by  Minister of Economy and İndustry Shahin Mustafayev paid a visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan.

May 19, 2015 – Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan K.Heydarov paid a visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Cultural and humanitarian events

September 16, 2011 – Cultural day of Azerbaijan held in Daskend.

Economic cooperation

Between the two countries was established Joint Intergovernmental Commission in accordance with the Protocol on creation of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on cooperation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Uzbekistan. Currently, the co-chairmen of the Joint Commission are First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Y.Eyyubov and Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan G.Ibrahimov. Until this time were held ten meetings of the Commission. Last meeting was held in Baku, October 10, 2012.

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan

Year

Trade turnover

Import

Export

Balance of trade

2013

21.5

10.8

10.7

-0.9

2014

61.5

23.6

37.9

+16.3

2015

17.4

6.2

10.9

+4.7

(million US dollars)

Contract-law base

105 documents were signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Uzbekistan.