Baku, Azerbaijan, May 20
By Anakhanum Hidayatova – Trend:
The recent visits of NATO official representatives to Azerbaijan provided the opportunity to take stock of the implementation of NATO-Azerbaijan partnership, NATO Headquarters official in Brussels told Trend May 20.
The NATO official was commenting on the visits of Tacan Ildem, NATO assistant secretary general for public diplomacy, and Jonathan Parish, NATO deputy assistant secretary general for defense policy and planning, to Azerbaijan.
During the visits, the sides exchanged views on boosting NATO-Azerbaijan partnership through existing frameworks, including Azerbaijan’s Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP) and the Partnership for Peace Planning and Review Process (PARP), the official said.
Azerbaijan and NATO also cooperate within the Partnership for Peace program. In 2017, NATO will continue to work with Azerbaijan to clean territories of mines and unexploded ordnance within the Jeyranchel program.