Conference on "Methods of modern warfare and security challenges" kicks off in Baku

Conference on "Methods of modern warfare and security challenges" kicks off in Baku
# 12 September 2014 08:15 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. A conference entitled “Methods of modern warfare and security challenges” is being held in Baku as part of the First Azerbaijan International Defense Industry Exhibition (ADEX-2014).

In his speech at the conference, Minister of Defense Yaver Jamalov noted that Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense Industry has achieved to build cooperation with the world’s 34 military-industrial complexes, APA reports.

Yaver Jamalov said that 20 percent of Azerbaijan’s territory is under occupation, and 1 million Azerbaijanis became refugees and internally displaced persons. According to him, defense industry enterprises have been reconstructed for this reason, a number of current and long-term plans prepared to create defense products, more than 1,700 devices and designs imported and installed. During activities of the Ministry of Defense Industry, 51 production units were established: “Today, infantry and artillery weapons, unmanned drones, armored vehicles are produced. The volume of export transactions is steadily increasing. Azerbaijan is displaying 168 different types of local-made products at the exhibition”.

Yaver Jamalov said he believes the exhibition ADEX-2014 will serve peace and security in the world: “I invite you to attend the second international defense exhibition to be held in 2016”.

A film devoted to the development of Azerbaijan’s defense industry followed the conference.

Note that, Turkish Defense Industry Undersecretary Ismayıl Demir, President of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Richard Fontaine, Deputy Minister of Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Yahya Musayev, Director General of Turkey’s MKEK company Ä°zzet Artniç, Executive Director of the Paramount Group" company Ivor Ichikowitz will make a speech at the conference.

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