29/10/2019 23:29

Baku hosts meeting of Defense Ministers of Azerbaijan and Belarus

The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Belarus, Lieutenant General Andrei Ravkov.

Colonel General Z. Hasanov, noting that Azerbaijan attaches particular importance to cooperation with Belarus in all areas, in particular in the military sphere, emphasized that there are wide opportunities for further development of military-technical cooperation between the two countries. The Minister of defense noting that Azerbaijan pays special attention to cooperation with companies in the defense industry of Belarus stressed that currently our cooperation in the military-technical sphere is successfully developing and expanding.

Colonel General Z. Hasanov congratulated Colonel Andrei Kaptilovich, the new military attaché of Belarus in Azerbaijan, on his appointment to this post, and expressed confidence that his activities will be aimed at developing friendly relations between countries based on mutually beneficial cooperation.

At the end of the meeting, the Ministries of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Belarus signed the Bilateral Cooperation Plan for 2020. The plan provides for the organization of mutual visits of expert groups, the conduct of joint combat training activities, the exchange of best practices and other important issues.