Turkey, Azerbaijan improve joint armed forces – defense minister (exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 15
By Orkhan Guluzade - Trend:
Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan are working to improve the joint armed forces in the framework of TAKM project, Minister of National Defense of Turkey Ismet Yilmaz said in an exclusive interview with Trend Jan. 15.
The work has been launched to share the experience with Central Asia and the Caucasus, starting since 2011, as part of the Association of European and Mediterranean gendarmeries and police forces with military status (FIEP), according to him.
The joint forces of four countries - TAKM (the first letters of the member-states) were established with the participation of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia in February 2013.
The organization was established to strengthen the cooperation among the law enforcement organizations of military status located in Eurasia.