Russia military attaché to Azerbaijan changed

Baku: Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Tuesday met with Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Vladimir Dorokhin, the Defense Ministry told APA.

The sides noted at the meeting that military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Russia has strengthened. They also mentioned the working meetings held between delegations of the two countries’ defense ministries according to the annual cooperation plan and the holding of exercises and mutual visits of Azerbaijani and Russian warships in the Caspian Sea.

Ambassador Dorokhin then presented Colonel Igor Lobastov, the new Russian military attaché to Azerbaijan, to Zakir Hasanov.