Turkey, Azerbaijan start joint military exercise

Turkish and Azeri armed forces have started joint military exercises in the Azeri capital Baku and the Nakhchivan exclave.

Turkey, Azerbaijan start joint military exercise

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Turkish and Azeri armed forces started Tuesday joint military exercises in the Azeri capital Baku and the Nakhchivan exclave, the Azeri Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

The exercises would continue until Saturday and were being held within the framework of a military cooperation agreement between Turkey and Azerbaijan, it said.

One of the stages of the exercise in Nakhcivan would be supervised by the Azeri Defense Minister, Zakir Hasanov, and Turkish Third Army Commander General Umit Dundar.

The drills were being held with the intention of developing friendship, cooperation and coordination between the armed forces of the two countries, as well as exchanging knowledge and experience, the statement said.

Last Mod: 12 Mayıs 2015, 14:20
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