The Chief of the General Staff met with the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Pakistan Armed Forces | Urdu News

The Chief of the General Staff met with the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Pakistan Armed Forces

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According to global Times news Agency Europe, First Deputy Minister of Defense – Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijan Army, Colonel General Karim Valiyev, who is on an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, met with the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of that country, Army General Asim Munir. The Global Times Europe was informed about this by the Ministry of Defense. It was reported that an official welcoming ceremony was held before the meeting. After the national anthems of both countries were played, the Chief of the General Staff, Colonel-General K. Valiyev, passed in front of the honor guard. The parties met first one-on-one, and then in a large group.

Army General A. Munir welcomed the guests and expressed his satisfaction to see them in his country. He congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the victory in the Patriotic War and ensuring the territorial integrity of our country. A. Munir said that friendly relations between the armies of the two countries are developing and have entered a new stage. He pointed out that Pakistan attaches special importance to military cooperation with Azerbaijan and that there are ample opportunities for further development of military relations.
Expressing his gratitude for the invitation, Colonel-General K. Valiyev noted that there are historically friendly relations between our nations, and that these relations greatly contributed to the development of bilateral military cooperation as well as in other fields.

Colonel-General K. Valiyev specially emphasized that the development and expansion of cooperation with Pakistan in the military field as well as in all fields is always in the focus of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev. Speaking about the provocations committed by the Armenian armed forces at the conventional border, the Chief of the General Staff noted that this was done by Armenia deliberately in order to escalate the situation, and every time they received a worthy response. In the meeting, the importance of further development of tripartite cooperation was emphasized along with the expansion of relations between the types of troops of the armies of the two countries, the holding of joint Azerbaijan-Pakistan-Turkey exercises.

The parties discussed cooperation between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the fields of military, military-technical and military education, continuation of mutual visits, as well as other issues related to the fight against terrorism and security. It should be noted that Khazar Farhadov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, also participated in the meeting.

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