Pakistani Defense Minister meets Azerbaijan Army Chief of General Staff 2023

Colonel General Karim Valiyev, the First Deputy Minister of Defense and Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijan Army, visited the Defense Chamber of the Parliament House and met with the Federal Minister for Defense of Pakistan, Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Trend reports via the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.

The Pakistani Federal Minister for Defense, in welcoming the visitors, noted that military relations between Azerbaijan and Pakistan are at a high level. The Minister stated that Pakistan recognizes Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and places a premium on the expansion of military relations with this nation.The Minister stated that both nations provide mutual support in all matters.

Azerbaijan Army Chief of General Staff meets Pakistani Defense Minister.

including bilateral premise and international organization framework. He stated that the circumstance and new threats in the regions where Azerbaijan and Pakistan are located necessitate a strengthening of military cooperation between the two nations.

Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif emphasized the significance of enhancing the combat capabilities of the armies of both nations, exchanging relevant expertise, and advancing the results thus far.

The Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijan Army thanked Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif for the cordial hospitality and conveyed the greetings of Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.

Colonel General K. Valiyev emphasized that the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mr. Ilham Aliyev is always focused on expanding military cooperation with Pakistan.

Colonel General K. Valiyev briefed the Federal Minister for Defence of Pakistan on the engineering and reconstruction efforts conducted in the liberated territories, as well as the provocations committed by the Armenian armed forces along the conditional border and the countermeasures taken to suppress these provocations.

Several issues of mutual concern, including the conduct of joint exercises and cooperation in the defense industry, were discussed. The significance of expanding Azerbaijan and Pakistan’s military and military-technical cooperation was emphasized.

Mr. Khazar Farhadov, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, also attended the meeting.

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