Information on history of bilateral relations

The Federal Republic of Germany was one of the first states that recognized the independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan (12 January 1992). The diplomatic relations between two countries were established on 20 February 1992. The Azerbaijani Embassy in Germany was opened on 2 September 1993 and the German Embassy in Azerbaijan on 22 September 1992. It was the first Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Western Europe.