Azerbaijan, Italy mull issues of military co-op


The Commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov participating in the 13th Trans-Regional Seapower Symposium in Venice, Italy, met with the Chief of the Italian Navy, Admiral Enrico Credendino.

Report informs, citing the Ministry of Defense, that having conveyed the greetings of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, Rear Admiral S. Bakirov expressed gratitude to his Italian counterpart for the invitation to the international symposium.

During the meeting, an exchange of views on the prospects for the development of cooperation between both countries’ naval forces in the military, military-educational, and other spheres was held, as well as a number of issues of mutual interest were discussed.

In the end, the sides exchanged gifts and a photo was taken.