14/10/2016 20:03

President Aliyev: Azerbaijan keen to buy high-tech Pakistani arms

Azerbaijan is keen to purchase the most modern, high-tech weapons from Pakistan, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said in a joint press statement with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in Baku October 14.

The president noted that a significant part of the discussions with the Pakistani PM was about military cooperation between the two countries.

The president reminded that Azerbaijan has been for nearly 10 years developing its defense industry, adding that the country wants to buy the most modern and high-tech weapons from Pakistan. He said there is understanding between the parties on this issue.

“The two countries enjoy good military cooperation. We discussed plans for joint military training between the Armed Forces of the two countries” said Ilham Aliyev.

“At the same time, Pakistan’s defense industry is very developed, and we thoroughly discussed bilateral cooperation in this field. Azerbaijan has been developing its defense industry for 10 years. Thus, we can work jointly to launch production in defense industry”, said president Ilham Aliyev.