Russian Defense Minister's visit to Azerbaijan began
Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov during two-day visit to Azerbaijan will discuss extension period of Russia's lease of the Gabala radar station (RLS), Ministry of Defense of RF reported on Sunday.
During his work visit, which began on Sunday, Anatoly Serdyukov will meet with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and hold talks with his counterpart - Colonel-General Safar Abiyev, RIA Novosti reported.
"The leaders of the defense departments will discuss status and development of the armed forces of both countries, further prospects of military and military-technical cooperation between them, in particular, the extension period of Russia's lease of the Gabala radar station," - noted in the Defense Ministry.
During his stay in Baku, Russian military delegation will lay a wreath at the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev. Visit will finish on July 26.