Republic of Azerbaijan is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west and Iran to the south. Azerbaijan is a unitary semi-presidential republic. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and also the biggest city of the country.
Azerbaijan is the participant country in the Defence Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) composed of U.S. and other NATO defence educators.