“Turkey and Azerbaijan are the same nation, they have the same religion, language, and culture,” said the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan Zakir Hasanov, ONA reports citing Anadolu Agency.
Expressing his gratitude to servicemen attending the exercises, Zakir Hasanov noted that the Turkish Armed Forces is one of the strongest armies in the world and it is our chance: “Our chance is that we share the experience with a strong army. Turkish Armed Forces has today showed its power to all of the world- in Syria, Iraq, Libya… God willing, Azerbaijani Armed Forces will also implement its duties by the support of the Turkish Armed Forces. I am sure that the armed forces of our nation will also fulfill their duty when the time comes. "
After the speech the Ministers of Defence of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Zakir Hasanov and Hulusi Akar have congratulated those who distinguished themselves in the trainings and presented souvenirs.