Azerbaijani Defense Minister receives Oklahoma National Guard Commander

Azerbaijani Defense Minister receives Oklahoma National Guard Commander
# 17 July 2014 09:46 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has received a delegation led by Oklahoma National Guard Commander, Major General Myles Deering.

The Defense Ministry’s press service told APA that Hasanov informed the Oklahoma delegation on the situation in the region, the continuation of Armenia's aggressive policy, recently increasing ceasefire violation on the frontline, and provocations by the Armenian armed units.

The Minister also expressed satisfaction over the results achieved by the two states in various fields of cooperation, expansion of mutual ties between the Azerbaijani armed forces and the Oklahoma National Guard and underlined the importance of further development of the relations.

The visitor, in his turn, expressed his gratitude for the Azerbaijani armed forces' contribution to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.

He also noted that the fruitful military cooperation that has been continuing between the parties for many years is a good example to follow, and stressed that he supports the expansion of this cooperation.

Later on, the sides exchanged views on other issues of bilateral cooperation.

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