Belarus and Azerbaijan formalized their intent for all-round cooperation at parliamentary level. The speakers of the two chambers of the Belarusian parliament Mikhail Myasnikovich and  Vladimir Andreichenko, and Chairman of the Milli Mejlis Oktay Asadov signed a joint statement. The MPs intend to widen and deepen the interaction between the two countries in trade, economy, culture, science, education and other areas of mutual interest. An agreement was reached to establish a science foundation.