Georgia

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Georgia

 

President H.E. Ms. Salome Zourabichvili

Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Giorgi Gakharia

Chairperson of the Parliament H.E. Mr. Archil Talakvadze

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. David Zalkaliani

Ambassador of Georgia to the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr.Zurab Pataradz

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Georgia H.E. Mr. Dursun Hasanov

Official website of the Embassy http://tbilisi.mfa.gov.az/

 

Bilateral relations

Georgia recognized the independence of Azerbaijan in 1991. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on November 18, 1992.

The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Georgia has been operating since March 1996.

By the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated November 17, 2009 the Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established in Batumi, Georgia, and the Consulate General started its official activity on December 03, 2010.

On February 19, 2018 Mr. Parviz Ismayilzada was appointed Consul General.

The Embassy of Georgia in Azerbaijan has been operating since February 1995.

The Consulate General of Georgia in Ganja started its official activity on December 12, 2013.

 

High-level visits

On March 4-5, 2004 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili

paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On June 14-15, 2004 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On May 24-25, 2005 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend an official opening ceremony of the Azerbaijani section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline named after Heydar Aliyev.

On October 12, 2005 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend an opening ceremony of the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan main export oil pipeline named after Heydar Aliyev held in Gardabani.

On February 07, 2007 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On May 12, 2007, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend the solemn opening ceremony of the bust of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev in the park named after him, in the historical Abanotubani-Maidan district of Tbilisi.

On June 18-19, 2007, President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend GUAM Heads of State Summit.

On November 21, 2007 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend the groundbreaking ceremony for the Georgian section of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway at Marabda station of Tetri-Scaro district.

On November 13-14, 2008 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to attend Energy Summit held in Baku.

On July 01, 2008 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend Heads of State Summit of GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development.

On May 20-22, 2009 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili

paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On July 18, 2010 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On September 14, 2010 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the signing of the Declaration of AGRI project.

On March 6-7, 2012 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili

paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On June 29, 2012, President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the Crans Montana Forum.

On February 27-28, 2013 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On May 07-08, 2013 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the South Caucasus Forum.

On February 12-13, 2014 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On May 06, 2014 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid a working visit to attend the trilateral summit of the Presidents of Georgia and Turkey to the Republic of Georgia.

On November 05-06, 2015 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On March 10-11, 2016 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the IV Global Baku Forum.

On February 16-17, 2019 President of the Republic of Georgia H.E. Ms. Salome Zurabishvili paid a working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the V Global Baku Forum.

Prime Ministers

On June 03, 2005 Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Artur Rasizade

paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On July 05, 2006 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Zurab Noqadeli paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On August 16, 2006 Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Artur Rasizade paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On November 30, 2006 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Zurab Noqadeli paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On April 04, 2007 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Zurab Noqadeli paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On September 27, 2007 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Zurab Noqadeli paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On December 20, 2008 Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Artur Rasizade paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On June 01-02, 2009 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Nikoloz Qilari paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On July 23, 2010 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Nikoloz Qilari paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On July 16, 2012 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Vano Meranishvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On December 26-27, 2012 Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On November 17, 2013 Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Mr. Artur Rasizade paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia

On December 16-17, 2013 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia İrakli Garibashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On September 11-12, 2014 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia İrakli Garibashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On September 20, 2014 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia İrakli Garibashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On June 12, 2015 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia İrakli Garibashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend an official opening ceremony of I European Games.

On October 10, 2015 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia İrakli Garibashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On May 16, 2016 Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Artur Rasizade

paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On August 31, 2016 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On October 30, 2017 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili paid a visit to attend an opening ceremony Baku-Tbilisi-Railway.

On March 12, 2018 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On August 30, 2018 Prime Minister of the Republic of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Chairpersons of Parliaments

On June 19, 2008 Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Mr.David Bakradze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On July 06-08, 2014 Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Mr. David Usupashvili   paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On July 13, 2014 Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan Mr.  Ogtay Asadov paid an official visit to Georgia to attend the funeral of former President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze.

On July 26-27, 2015 Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Mr. Ogtay Asadov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend the European Youth Olympic Games.

On May 26-27, 2018 Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Mr. Ogtay Asadov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia to attend the 100th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia.

On December 16, 2018 Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Mr. Ogtay Asadov paid an official visit to Georgia to attend the inauguration of the President of Georgia S. Zurabishvili.

On June 20-21, 2019 Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Mr. Irakli Kobakhidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

Ministers of Foreign Affairs

On November 23, 2005 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On October 31, 2006 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Gela Bejaushvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On October 31, 2007 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Gela Bejaushvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On August 26-28, 2007, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid his first official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On December 22-23, 2008 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Grigol Vashadze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On April 01-03, 2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On September 14-15, 2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On October 14-15, 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On July 07, 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Grigol Vashadze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On January 18-19, 2010 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Grigol Vashadze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On June 13-14, 2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On October 26-27,2011 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Grigol Vashadze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On March 18-19, 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Ms. Maia Panjikidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On March 28, 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On February 18-19, 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Ms.Maia  Panjikidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On September 08-09, 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Ms.Maia  Panjikidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On February 19-20, 2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On October 18-19, 2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Giorgi Kvirikashvili paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan

On November 26, 2015 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia

On February 18-19, 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to the Republic of Georgia.

On September 05-06, 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Mikheil Janelidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan for the purpose of a tripartite meeting.

On October 08, 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov paid a working visit to attend GUAM Heads of State Summit.

On February 12-13, 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Mikheil Janelidze paid an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On March 15, 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Georgia Mr. Mikheil Janelidze paid a working visit to attend for the purpose of a quadrilateral meeting.

 

Treaty and Legal basis

109 documents have been signed between the two countries.

 

 Economic cooperation

Azerbaijan is one of the largest investors and major trade partners of Georgia. SOCAR, one of the largest taxpayers in Georgia, has invested more than $ 1.5 billion in the economy of Georgia. Joint efforts are being exerted to expand trade turnover between the two countries as well as ti promote the implementation of various projects through mutual investments.

In 2018 bilateral trade amounted to about 580 million U.S. dollars, including 485 million U.S. dollars export to Georgia and 95 million US dollars import from Georgia.

 

Trade turnover between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Georgia (in USD thousands)

Year

Import

Export

Turnover

2012

129,934.6

570,725.6

700,660.2

2013

131,290.4

519,175.9

650,466.3

2014

93,888.8

529,549.1

623,437.9

2015

67,992.6

496,196.8

564,189.4

2016

51,469,2

343,419.4

394,888.6

2017

74,148.3

 

471,349.2

545,497.5

2018

94,094.7

485,346.7

579,441.4

Source: State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

Export from Azerbaijan to Georgia: – gasoline, diesel fuel, natural gas, white oil, bitumen, oil, flour and flour products, vegetable oil, etc. products have been exported.

Import from Georgia to Azerbaijan: cement, slag, dross, burnt iron and other waste of ferrous metal processing; mineral and carbonated water; soft drinks; cattle; medicines for retail sale and etc. products have been imported.

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