Baku and Ankara preparing to hold exercises in Nakhchivan
The live-fire tactical exercises 'Indestructible Brotherhood - 2019' will be held in the territory of Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on the basis of an agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey on June 7-11.
The state flag exchange ceremony of the two fraternal countries was held within preparation for the exercises on May 30, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported.
The platoon of Separate Combined Arms Army headed from Nakhchivan city in the direction of the Umud bridge across the Araz River at the Sadarak checkpoint to participate in the ceremony.
At the same time, the Turkish platoon headed from Kars city to the designated place.
The flag exchange ceremony was held on the Umud bridge after the performance of the national anthems of the two fraternal countries.