The Azerbaijani Institute of Strategic Research, under the aegis of the President of Azerbaijan, and our Institute signed a memorandum of cooperation in Baku on 7 March, 2011. Deputy Chair Dr. Gülşen Paşayeva of the Azerbaijani Institute and a delegation of five visited our center on 27-30 June, 2011 for assessing the topics of the memorandum and discussing regional and global developments. To this end they attended several meetings with representatives of various think tanks, public officials, journalists and academics. The Azerbaijani delegation gave a speech at TOBB. Dr. Paşayeva also explained her thoughts on various political issues on a TRT News Channel live broadcast on 29 June, 2011.