Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. К.Ramazanova / Azerbaijan increased the number of peacemaking soldiers in Afghanistan in two times, Eldar SAbiroglu, the head of the press-service of the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry, reported.
On 4 January the platoon, which unites 23 people, will go to Afghanistan.
Up to now, there were 22 Azerbaijani peacemaking soldiers in Afghanistan.
Presently, 150 Azerbaijani peacemaking soldiers pass service in Iraq and 30 - in Kosovo.