US deputy assistant secretary of defense visits Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 5 December 2005 13:58 (UTC +04:00)

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Jim MacDougall arrived in Baku on December 4 for meetings and discussions at the Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs, the US embassy in Baku announced.

In addition to discussing our military-to-military relations during his stay in Baku till 6 December MacDougall will also cover during his meetings here ongoing counter-terrorism cooperation and the peacekeeping operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo.

MacDougall works in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and has responsibility for overseeing all aspects of bilateral military relations between the United States and Azerbaijan.