NATO Evaluation Commission to Visit Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 6 February 2008 15:08 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 6 February / Тrend corr K. Ramazanova / The NATO evaluation commission will pay a visit to Azerbaijan at the end of spring, the NATO Spokesman Simona Demanso said to Trend in a telephone conversation from Brussels on 6 February.

The evaluation commission annually visits countries to assess implementation of the individual partnership plan.

In 2004, Azerbaijan submitted the NATO Individual Partnership Action Plan to the NATO administration. According to the decree issued by the Azerbaijani President, implementation of the practical arrangements envisaged in the plan was launched in August 2005.

According to the NATO Individual Partnership Action Plan, over 1,000 service men in the Azerbaijani Armed Forces annually participate in over 300 NATO arrangements. Each year NATO holds 6-8 arrangements in Azerbaijan.