Azerbaijani serviceman killed during Armenian provocation
Azerbaijani serviceman Fikrat Bashirov was killed as Armenian armed forces shelled the positions of the Azerbaijani army, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a message Jan. 15.
12:24 15 January
Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov visits Azerbaijani-Armenian border
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and the senior staff of the ministry paid a visit to the military units located on the frontline.
18:15 12 January
Azerbaijan, Bahrain mull prospects of military co-op
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Forces of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Dec. 27.
15:37 27 December
Azerbaijani Air Defense Troops hold live-fire drills
Azerbaijan is checking the combat readiness of the Air Force and Air Defense Troops in accordance with the combat training plan for 2016.
18:18 23 December
Azerbaijan checks combat readiness of frontline military units
Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Friday visited the military units located on the frontline and watched the enemy positions.
16:07 23 December
Azerbaijan inaugurates new military complex on frontline
Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry has inaugurated another military complex built on the frontline under the instruction of the country’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev.
11:28 23 December
Azerbaijani Armed Forces’ senior staff holding meeting
APA reports quoting the website of the Defense Ministry that Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov made a speech at the meeting attended by the defense minister’s deputies, commanders of the Armed Forces’ troops, head office, department and service heads of the ministry, commanders of units and formations, chiefs of staff and other senior officers.
20:11 20 December
Azerbaijan informs US on Armenian military provocations
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Saturday met with a delegation led by Commander of the US Transportation Command, Air Force General Darren McDew.
11:15 17 December
Azerbaijan, Georgia ink military co-op plan for 2017
A cooperation plan for 2017 was signed between the defense ministries of Azerbaijan and Georgia.
16:22 16 December
Azerbaijan to continue bilateral, trilateral military drills in 2017
Azerbaijan will continue bilateral and trilateral military exercises in 2017, said Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.
16:05 16 December
New military police chief appointed in Azerbaijan
Chief of the Military Police Department of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry, Colonel Azad Aghayev has been removed from duty by the order of Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.
18:23 08 December
Ilham Aliyev attends opening of new military unit on frontline
Baku – APA. President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new military unit of the Defense Ministry in Tartar district on Dec. 3.
12:17 03 December
Zakir Hasanov attends meeting of CIS Defense Ministers Council
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan's Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov participated in a regular meeting of the CIS Defense Ministers Council in Moscow Nov. 30, the Defense Ministry reported.
16:07 30 November
Azerbaijan, Russia intend to expand military co-op
Moscow. Farid Akberov – APA. Russia and Azerbaijan intend to expand military cooperation, said Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu.
16:00 30 November
Azerbaijan is security outpost in Caspian region: Russian defense minister - UPDATED
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Russia and Azerbaijan are expanding cooperation in order to strengthen security in the Caspian region, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said in his meeting with Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov, APA’s Moscow correspondent reported.
15:52 30 November
Azerbaijan says ready to host int’l army games in Caspian
Moscow. Farid Akbarov – APA. Azerbaijan is ready to host the Caspian Cup 2017 international army games with Russia’s support, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov.
14:50 30 November
Azerbaijani defense minister off to Moscow on working visit
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has left for Moscow to take part in the next meeting of the Council of CIS Defense Ministers to be held on November 30, the Defense Ministry said on Nov. 29.
13:19 29 November
Azerbaijan, Qatar mull development of military relations
Baku – APA. On November 25, Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with the newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Qatar to Azerbaijan Yusif bin Hasan Yusif al-Sai.
13:35 25 November
Azerbaijan, Iran discuss prospects for military-technical co-op
Baku – APA. On November 23, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Azerbaijan, Javad Jahangirzadeh.
16:40 23 November
Azerbaijan, UK mull prospects for military-technical co-op
Baku – APA. On November 22, Azerbaijan Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Azerbaijan, Ms. Carole Mary Crofts.
16:58 22 November