Foreign policy priorities of the Republic of Azerbaijan

  • promotion of the establishment of pluralistic democracy based on market economy and the rule of law;
  • conduct of an independent foreign policy aimed at the soonest restoration of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan over its territory;
  • elemination of threats and risks to the security, political independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan;
  • peaceful settlement of the conflict with Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan through negotiations within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group on the basis of the principles of the OSCE Lisbon Summit;
  • liquidation of the consequences of military aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan;
  • development of good-neighbourly and mutually advantageous relations with neighbouring countries;
  • promotion of security and stability in the region;
  • prevention of illegal arms and other transfers in the region;
  • adherence to existing global non-proliferation regimes and establishment of a nuclear-free zone in the Southern Caucasus;
  • demilitarization of the Caspian Sea basin;
  • integration into European and Transatlantic security and cooperation structures, including NATO, EU, WEU, CE;
  • facilitation of the development of development of various sectors of the country’s economy with due consideration of Azerbaijan’s crucial geostrategic location at the crossroads between the East and West;
  • development of the Eurasian Transport Corridor of which Azerbaijan is a part.

Ambassador diary

Formula One discovers Baku. Washington discovers the Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor

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Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day and the Armed Forces Day hosted by the Embassy

Festive and well-attended celebration of the Azerbaijan Republic Day and the Armed Forces Day hosted by the Embassy at t

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan and Georgia to the United States at the U.S

​ Shusha's Quarter of a Century - long Devastation

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Azerbaijan's Ambassadors On The Country’s History, Economy And Elections

As an oil-rich country on the border of Southeast Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Azerbaijan has drawn from a variety




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