Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan

01/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/22/2021 06:01

Azerbaijan and Great Britain discussed issues of development of cooperation in the area of defense

On January 22, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland James Sharp.
The Minister of Defense informed the Ambassador about the activities carried out by our Army in the liberated territories, as well as about the reforms implemented in the Azerbaijan Army and other issues.
During the meeting, the parties emphasized the great potential for cooperation between the two countries in the area of defense, including in the military-technical sphere, and the importance of expanding these capabilities.
The sides highlighted the necessity of implementing agreements reached between our countries in the field of military education, as well as increasing the number of students attending the Military English Courses.
The diplomat, in turn, congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic War.
J. Sharp, in turn, stressing that he will continue to make every effort in the development of Azerbaijani-British relations, in particular in the cooperation in the military sphere, emphasized that within the framework of bilateral cooperation, Great Britain can provide assistance to Azerbaijan in carrying out work on clearance of the territories of mines and unexploded ordnance.
During the meeting, the aspects of regional and bilateral cooperation, as well as a number of other issues of mutual interest were discussed.