State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan

State Security Service of Republic of Azerbaijan was instituted by the Decree № 706 of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev, dated December 14 2015.
The Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On national security”, “On intelligence and counter – intelligence activities”, “On operational – investigation activities”, “On state secret”, “On combating terrorism” and other legislative acts, the statute of State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, decrees and instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, resolutions and instructions of Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, normative legal acts of central executive bodies on the activities adopted under the legislation, also international agreements to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a signatory in the framework of laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan form up the legal basis of the activities of State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan. These activities are realized by observing the human and civic rights and freedom, humanism, the principle of responsibility for the state and society.