Three warships of Azerbaijan have left for Astrakhan. The ship crew is led by Commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces, Vice-Admiral Shahin Sultanov. During one-day visit, it is planned to meet with command of Russia's Caspian Flotilla and the leadership of Astrakhan region. Azerbaijani sailors put wreaths in front of the monument to Heydar Aliyev and eternal flame in Astrakhan.
Early in August, the ships of Russia's Caspian Flotilla – Dagestan missile ship and Volgodonsk small artillery ship arrived in Azerbaijan.