Conditions of the protection of diplomatic missions in the Republic of Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijani side ensures the security of all diplomatic missions functioning in the Republic of Azerbaijan in the following way:

a) The security of administrative buildings (offices) of all diplomatic missions functioning in the Republic of Azerbaijan is ensured on the basis of reciprocity, free of charge, by the Diplomatic Missions Protection Battalion of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

A diplomatic mission should apply on this issue with a note verbale to the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The police officers who protect the diplomatic mission should be provided, at the expense, of the diplomatic mission, with a special place or a sentry box, size 2 in 2 m, equipped with a telephone connection, the heating/cooling system, a monitor and a water closet, as well as other devices and appliances necessary to ensure the required protection.

b) Diplomatic missions, which are not protected on the basis of reciprocity, are protected by the method of patrolling by the respective police departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The above mentioned Diplomatic missions by permanent police posts, can be protected on the basis of payment after the conclusion of an agreement with the respective department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

A diplomatic mission should apply on this issue with a note verbale to the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The police officers who protect the diplomatic mission should be provided, at the expense, of the diplomatic mission, with a special place or a sentry box, size 2 in 2 m, equipped with a telephone connection, the heating/cooling system, a monitor and a water closet, as well as other devices and appliances necessary to ensure the required protection.