AZERBAIJAN -JORDAN RELATIONS
Brief historical information:
Jordan recognized the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan on December 28, 1991.The diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on February 13, 1993. Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Azerbaijan was opened on May 5, 2007. Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Jordan was opened on March 28, 2006.
High-level mutual visits:
Head of States:
August 22-23, 2006 – King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Majesty Abdullah II official visit.
June 29-30, 2007 – President of the Republic of Azerbaijan His Exellency Mr. İlham Aliyev official visit.
May 6, 2008 – Kingof the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Majesty Abdullah II working visit.
October12-13, 2009 – President of theRepublic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev official visit.
May 15-17, 2010 – King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Majesty Abdullah II official visit.
Head of Governments:
November 6-8, 2006– Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan His Exellency Mr. Maruf Bahit official visit.
Chairmen of Parliament:
May 6-9, 2013 –JordanianSenatePresidentHis ExellencyMr. TaherMasrivisit(toparticipateinSouthCaucasus Forum).
April 27-30, 2014–Jordanian Senate President His Exellency Mr. Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh visit (to participate in 2nd Global Shared Societies Forum).
There is Azerbaijan-Jordan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group in Azerbaijani Parliament (the Milli Majlis). The Parliamentary Group which consists of 7members, is chaired by Mr. Arastun Javadov, MP.
Jordan-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group was established in the Parliament (House of Representatives) of Jordan on March 31, 2014. The House of Representatives Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group chaired by Mr. Hazem Qashu, MP. TheJordan-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary Brotherhood Commetee was also established in the Senate (upperhouse of the Parliament) on July 15, 2014 and chaired by Mr. Mahammad Squr.
Political consultations between the foreign ministries:
August 17-22,2001 - Deputy foreign minister His Exellency Mr. Kh.Khalafov visit.
April 8-10, 2007 - Minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan His Exellency Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov official visit.
November 6-7, 2007 - Deputy foreign minister His Exellency Mr. V.Sadiqov working visit.
Main agreements and treaties:
1. Framework Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on bilateral cooperation
2. Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
3. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on visa exemption for holders of diplomatic and service passports.
Over 37 documents were signed between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Hashemite Kingdomof Jordan