Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24
Azerbaijan has received delivery of Russian military equipment, said Azerbaijan’s Defence Ministry June 24.
“A planned delivery of the latest Russian military equipment to Azerbaijan has been carried out in accordance with the intergovernmental agreement and within the framework of successfully developing military-technical cooperation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation,” said the Defence Ministry.
The big cargo of modern weapons that arrived at the Baku port will be sent to the frontline zone in the near future, added the Defence Ministry.
“These weapons will strengthen the combat and maneuver capabilities of the forward-based units of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan to defeat armored vehicles, engineering and fortification structures, low-speed air targets, military personnel and other military facilities of the enemy.”
The delivery of Russian military equipment and weapons to Azerbaijan will continue, said the Defence Ministry.
Defence Ministry said General Director of Rosoboronexport JSC Alexander Mikheev was among the first who sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan, celebrated on June 26.
The congratulatory letter said, “Joint efforts will benefit our states and will contribute to strengthening of defence capability of Azerbaijan.”
The letter also read that the development of military and technical cooperation will allow significantly increasing the power of the Armed Forces and their ability to ensure peace and prosperity of the Azerbaijani people.