The Protocol Rules on the appointment of military attachés to the Republic of Azerbaijan

The appointment of military attachés (military, air, naval, police attachés and their assistants) to the Republic of Azerbaijan is carried out through presentation of a Diplomatic Note to the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, requesting the consent to the appointment of a military attaché. The Note must contain the following information: name, family name, military rank and the residence of the military attaché. The detailed biography of the military attaché shall be attached to the Note. The biography shall include detailed information on his/her education, the military positions he/she held, the knowledge of foreign languages and the marital status.

In the Republic of Azerbaijan, the consent to the appointment of a military attaché is provided in accordance with the universally accepted international norms and the existing diplomatic practice. The timing of the approval process is determined on the basis of reciprocity.

The military attaché is considered to be appointed to this position after the receipt of the consent to his/her appointment. After the consent is received the sending Party submits a Diplomatic Note to the State Protocol Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, requesting an accreditation of the military attaché.