By Vugar Khalilov
Azerbaijani Defense Minister Col-Gen Zakir Hasanov has received
the outgoing chief of the Turkish contingent, Lt-Gen Abdullah
Katirci, in the Turkish-Russian Joint Monitoring Center, Azernews
reports via the ministry.
At a meeting, the sides stressed that Azerbaijan-Turkiye ties,
including military cooperation, are founded on brotherhood and
Furthermore, Hasanov wished Katirci well in his future
After Katirci, Maj-Gen Fatih Akpinar will lead the Turkish
contingent of the Turkish-Russian Joint Monitoring Center in
The memorandum on the establishment of a joint ceasefire control
center in Azerbaijan was signed between Turkiye and Russia on
November 11, 2020.
Following Azerbaijan's liberation of its lands from Armenian
occupation, an agreement was reached to establish a monitoring
center in the liberated lands. The monitoring is being carried out
by Turkish and Russian military representatives.
The protection of the Turkish-Russian Joint Monitoring Center is
carried out by the Azerbaijani army.
Meanwhile, a NATO training course is being held in Baku, the
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in an unrelated report on
As part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS)
Programme, the“Intermediate and Advanced Course on Post Quantum
Cryptography” is being conducted for the Defense Ministry, as well
as other government agency representatives.
The participants are given briefings on numerous issues during
the course, as well as detailed discussions are being held on
topics. Participants also engage in hands-on group projects, the
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