07/09/2017 23:21

Chief of the Russian General Staff had a meeting with Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in Baku

The Chief of the Russian General Staff, First Deputy Defence Minister General of the Army Valery Gerasimov had a meeting with the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee General Petr Pavel in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Valery Gerasimov and Per Pavel shared views on international security situation in Europe and the Middle East.

The Chief of the Russian General Staff amplified on the Zapad 2017, informing General Petr Pavel that the exercise was scheduled and defensive as well as it was not aimed against any countries. Valery Gerasimov stressed that the main mission of the exercise is ensuring security of the Union State.

In course of the meeting, the parties agreed to continue cooperation.