Number of Azerbaijani officers increases in NATO

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 25

By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:

Azerbaijan plans to increase the number of the officers serving in NATO in summer, the press service of the Defense Ministry reported on March 25.

At the present time, seven officers of the Azerbaijani Armed forces serve at several NATO headquarters.

Furthermore, about 900 servicemen's are expected to participate at 90 events in the framework of the Individual Cooperation Program with NATO in 2014. Some 81 of the events are scheduled to be held in foreign countries and nine of them in Azerbaijan. Over 1000 Azerbaijani soldiers attended 100 events in this program last year. Most attention was paid to the issues of defense strategy, military training , military education, material-technical supply, logistics , international humanitarian law , budget and resource management and others.

Translated by S.I.
Edited by C.N.

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