Russian Defence Minister
Anatoly Serdyukov and Azerbaijan's Defence Minister, Colonel General Safar Abiyev today at a meeting in Moscow discussed the state and prospects of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation, RIA Novosti reported.
Safar Abiyev is on a working visit to Moscow.
Russian Defence Ministry spokeswoman, lieutenant colonel Irina Kovalchuk said that Anatoly Serdyukov's working visit with Azerbaijan's Defence Minister, Colonel General Safar Abiyev was held.
"During the meeting the sides discussed state and prospects of military and military-technical cooperation between Russia and Azerbaijan, as well as issues related to security in the Caucasus region," Kovalchuk said.
The last meeting between defence ministers of Russia and Azerbaijan was held May 11, when Anatoly Serdyukov arrived in Azerbaijan with an official visit. At that time, the ministers discussed the prospects of military-technical cooperation between the two countries, military-political situation in the region and the Nagorno-Karabakh problem.