On January 22, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain Northern Ireland, James Sharp, Report states, citing Defense Ministry.
The Minister of Defense informed the Ambassador about the activities carried out by our Army in the liberated territories, 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 defense, including in the military-technical sphere, and the importance of expanding these capabilities.
The sides highlighted the need to implement agreements reached between our countries in the field of military education and increase the number of students attending the Military English Courses.
The diplomat, in turn, congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic War.
Stressing that he will continue to make every effort for the development of Azerbaijani-British relations, in particular in the cooperation in the military sphere, Sharp emphasized that Great Britain can assist Azerbaijan in clearing the territories of mines and unexploded ordnance as part of bilateral cooperation.
The sides also discussed aspects of regional and bilateral cooperation and several other issues of mutual interest.