Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.13
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Turkish armed forces are ready to share their knowledge with Kazakh colleagues, Kazakh Foreign Ministry said.
"Kazakhstan's ambassador to Turkey Janseit Tuymebayev met with the Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Necdet Ozel in Ankara," said the ministry. "The sides exchanged views on the topical issues of bilateral cooperation, including in the sphere of military and military-technical cooperation."
Necdet Ozel noted that the main areas of cooperation between the two countries in the military sphere are training of Kazakh servicemen in military schools in Turkey, equipment of Kazakh military units and assistance in the process of reforming the armed forces of Kazakhstan.
A practical example of the close cooperation between the defense complexes of the two countries is the commissioning of Kazakhstan ASELSAN Engineering plant for production of optical devices in Astana.
The successful cooperation in the training of Kazakh personnel in military schools in Turkey continues under the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in military education.
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