Azerbaijan, US hold military consultations

  05 December 2018    Read: 1058
Azerbaijan, US hold military consultations

Delegations led by Deputy Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan, Lieutenant General Kerim Veliyev and US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Ms. Laura Cooper held enlarged military consultations in Baku on December 5, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reports.

The sides exchanged views on the expansion of Azerbaijan-US military relations, security, military education, the contribution of the Azerbaijani peacekeeping contingent to the non-combat mission conducted in Afghanistan and other issues of mutual interest.

L. Cooper particularly noted the exemplary service of the Azerbaijani peacekeepers in the “Resolute Support” mission in Afghanistan.

The US delegation was thoroughly briefed about the situation in the region. The sides noted the importance of resolving the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of the norms and principles of international law.

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