A Protocol on equivalent exchange of scientists, and annex to it in the form of thematic plane of the co-operation between the scientific institutions of Azerbaijan and Russian was signed on October 6, Trend reports.
From Azerbaijani side, the document was signed by the President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Mahmud Kerimov and from Russian side by the Vice President of Russian National Academy Alexander Andrei.
The Protocol is the integral part of the Agreement on scientific co-operation of the Azerbaijani and Russian Academies of Sciences signed in 2005 in Moscow within the Year of Azerbaijan in Russia, Kerimov stressed.
The sides attached a great importance to the document that is a legal base for the future development of the relations between the scientific institutions of the two countries. The document was signed within the present visit of the delegation of Russian Academy of Sciences to Azerbaijan.