Azerbaijani defense minister receives Georgian counterpart in Nakhchivan

Baku: Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has received Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania, the Defense Ministry’s press service reported to APA.

An official welcoming ceremony was held for a delegation led by Irakli Alasania in front of the Headquarters of the Detached Troop Army. A guard of honor lined up for the Georgian defense minister.

During the meeting attended by the delegations, Zakir Hasanov outlined the strategic importance of bilateral negotiations and meetings with Georgia, noting the military cooperation is developing at a rapid speed and that these relations would be continuous.

In his turn, Mr Alasania expressed his contentment of his first trip to the city of Nakhchivan.

Later, the sides had an exchange of views on the existing military and political situation in the region and issues of common interest.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY