On 9 November 2009 Slovenian President Danilo Turk paid an official visit to Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his Slovenian counterpart, Danilo Turk, have signed a joint statement on the establishment of a strategic partnership between the two Republics. Memorandum of Cooperation between ANAMA and Slovenian International Trust Fund for Demining and Mine Victim Assistance was signed by ANAMA Director Mr. Nazim Ismayilov and ITF Director Mr. Goran Gacnik. The Memorandum has been signed in personal presence of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Slovenia Danilo Turk. After the signing ceremony ANAMA has hosted the members of Slovenian business forum at ANAMA HQs, where round table discussions were held on ANAMA activities as well as on possible cooperation of Slovenian commercial firefighting and security sector with Azerbaijani counterparts.