Zakir Hasanov holds meeting with Igor Lobastov
Azerbaijan's Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov held a meeting with the military attache of the Russian Armed Forces, Colonel Igor Lobastov, the press service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense reported.
During the meeting, the sides expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation between the two countries in the military, military-technical and military-educational spheres, exchanged views on the prospects for the development of bilateral relations, as well as noted the importance of resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to ensure security in the region.
Zakir Hasanov and Igor Lobastov also discussed the "introduction of the Russian-made modern, high-precision combat equipment and weapons into Azerbaijan's armed service, as well as discussed the expansion and continuation of activities in this field on the basis of mutual agreement and consent of both states.
The sides also paid attention to the issues of conducting joint military exercises, organizing mutual visits, working meetings, exchanging experience at the level of experts, training Azerbaijani cadets and specialists in military educational institutions of Russia.
The Russian military attache expressed gratitude for the warm welcome and noted that he would continue to make every effort for deepening military relations between the two countries.