Iran, Azerbaijan form first joint defense commission

TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – The first joint commission of Iran and Azerbaijan’s defense cooperation was held in Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense.

The joint commission aims to establish and enhance mutual cooperation and to increase military and defense interactions between Iran and Azerbaijan.

A high ranking delegation of Iran’s Armed Forces headed by deputy defense minister has traveled to Baku to attend the meetings of the commission. In addition to participating in the first joint commission, they met with Azerbaijan’s defense minister.

The Iranian delegation maintained that providing an outline of cooperation in military and defense areas could improve interactions between the two countries and stressed “Iran attaches great importance to developing further relations with neighboring countries as part of its foreign policy and defense diplomacy.”

The two sides also discussed strengthening friendly relations, respecting territorial integrity and utilizing all potentials and capacities to preserve safety and stability in the region.


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