03:35 GMT +321 August 2019
Listen Live
    Military vehicles make their way down a road during a military parade marking Armed Forces Day in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2011.

    Turkish, Azerbaijani Forces Participate in Joint Drills in Western Azerbaijan

    © AP Photo / Osman Karimov
    World
    Get short URL
    0 52

    Defense Ministry said that Azerbaijani and Turkish armed forces are participating in joint military drills in Azerbaijan's western Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan.

    BAKU (Sputnik) Azerbaijani and Turkish armed forces are participating in joint military drills in Azerbaijan's western Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Monday.

    "In accordance with the memorandum of understanding signed between the governments of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Turkey, joint tactical exercises involving troops of the armed forces of the two countries began in Nakhchivan on June 12," the ministry's statement read.

    According to the ministry, the drills are aimed at developing coordination between the two nations' troops through experience exchange.

    The drills are scheduled to last until Friday.

    Never miss a story again — sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed!

    Related:

    Turkish Citizens Living in Azerbaijan Voting on Constitutional Change
    Azerbaijan Pleased With Turkish Stream Pipeline Project's Revival
    Azerbaijan to Identify All Followers of Turkish Cleric Gulen in Country
    Tags:
    military drills, Defense Ministry, Turkey, Azerbaijan
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik