On June 23, 2021, Alexander Sergeev, RAS Academician, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, held a working meeting with the delegation of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).
The meeting was attended by ANAS Vice President. Academician Ibrahim Guliyev and Academician-Secretary of the ANAS, Academician Arif Hashimov.
The Russian Academy of Sciences was also represented by the RAS Vice President, RAS Academician Yuri Balega and staffers of the executive office of the RAS Presidium.
The participants discussed the issues of carrying out the instructions of the 19th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The parties agreed on approaches to developing a roadmap for implementing the Cooperation Agreement the Academies signed in 2019.
The attendees also discussed a Meeting between the Academies of Sciences and research institutions of the Caspian Five states and preparations for the international forum Science without Borders: The Caspian Perspective which is slated to be held in Baku in 2022.
At the conclusion of the meeting, the RAS invited the ANAS to take part in the International Young Scientist Forum of the CIS, the Baltic states, and Georgia that forms part of the events marking the tercentennial of the Russian Academy of Sciences.