7 Şubat 2012 Salı
Turkey-Azerbaijan military cooperation discussed in Baku
Chief of General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces meets with Azerbaijani Defense Minister
Baku – APA. Chief of General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces, Army General, Necdet Ozel met with Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Safar Abiyev, Defense Ministry’s press service told APA. Solemn welcome ceremony was held at the Defense Ministry for the Turkish guest, the national anthems of both countries were performed.
Safar Abiyev gave information about the military-political situation in the region and the problems caused by Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. Minister said as the efforts made by the Minsk Group towards the resolution of the conflict have not produced concrete results, Azerbaijan is obliged to take back the occupied Azerbaijani territories through other means, therefore it is strengthening the Armed Forces.
Military cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan was discussed at the meeting, the sides underlined the importance of enhancing the relations.