Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia start joint military exercises
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 31
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia have started joint military exercises dubbed the Caucasian Eagle (Kafkas Kartalı), said Turkey's General Staff on its website May 31.
The joint drills will be held in Turkey on May 31 - June 10.
Earlier, on May 25, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku hosted tactical drills of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Turkey.
Under a military agreement, signed by Azerbaijan and Turkey, starting from May 12, Azerbaijan's Baku and Nakhchivan hosted joint tactical exercises with participation of various types of the armed forces of the two countries.
The exercises involved about 1,000 personnel, about 80 armored vehicles, over 60 artillery pieces and mortars, 12 military and transportation helicopters of the air forces, as well as the anti-aircraft missile units and the air defense units, armed with modern defensive systems.
The infantry, tank, missile, artillery and anti-aircraft missile units, as well as the crews of helicopters conducted live firing.
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