Russian Defense Minister starts his visit to Azerbaijan
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has started his working visit to Azerbaijan, according to the ministry.
"Russian Defense Minister, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu arrived in Baku to take part in the opening ceremony of the Sea Cup competition of the International Army Games-2020," TASS cited the statement as saying.
During the visit, the Russian minister will also meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart Zakir Hasanov, and will be received by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
The Sea Cup international competition is being organized for the sixth time, Azerbaijan is hosting the tournament for the fourth time. The Russian team will perform this year on the Caspian Flotilla's small artillery ship Makhachkala.