Azerbaijan, Russia sign military co-op plan for 2017 (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 30
By Samir Ali – Trend:
Azerbaijani and Russian defense ministries have signed a cooperation plan for 2017, Azerbaijani ministry said in a message Nov. 30.
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, who is participating in a regular meeting of the Council of the CIS Defense Ministers in Moscow, met with the Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, according to the message.
The parties discussed the current state and prospects of the military and military-technical cooperation between the two countries, as well as the issues of regional security.
Sergei Shoigu said that the defense ministries of both countries conduct joint activities in the fight against international terrorism.
Colonel General Zakir Hasanov noted that the Azerbaijan-Russia military and military-technical cooperation is developing and this meeting will be helpful for both countries.
The defense ministries signed the 2017 cooperation plan following the meeting.