Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss military partnership

# 10:43
22 March 2019

A meeting was held between Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Pervez Khattak, ONA reports citing Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defence.

Mr. P. Khattak noted that, despite the long distant location of our countries from a geographical point of view, friendly relations have historically been formed between our peoples. The Pakistani minister, stressing that relations in various spheres were developed and sufficiently strengthened, noted the great potential for military cooperation between the two countries.

Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, expressing appreciation for the warm welcome, stressed that friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan have deep roots. The Minister of Defense, touching upon the military-political situation in the region, provided detailed information about the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and noted that Azerbaijan and Pakistan support each other in international organizations, emphasizing that this is an indicator of the partnership relations that come from the willingness of our peoples.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the development of cooperation in the security, military, military-technical, military-educational and other spheres, as well as exchanged views on many issues of interest.