Azerbaijani defense minister receives delegation of UAE National Defense College

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21 November 2017

On November 21, Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with the head of the delegation of the National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Brigadier General Salim Al-Shamsi.


Touching upon the military-political situation in the region, Minister Hasanov informed the UAE general that Azerbaijan has been facing Armenian terrorism and separatism for many years, noting that Armenian terrorists conducted dozens of terrorist attacks against the peaceful population of our republic, the Defense Ministry told APA.


The minister added that Armenia is a country that supports terrorism.


At the meeting, during which issues of cooperation in the field of military education, defense industry and military-technical sphere were discussed, it was noted that there are broad prospects for the development of this cooperation. It was stressed that, as in other areas, the expansion of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the UAE in the military sphere will make a worthy contribution to deepening relations between the two countries, and will also serve to strengthen peace, stability and security in the region.