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10.11.2018 - 00:26 [ Trend.az ]

Azerbaijani peacekeepers are distinguished by their excellent service in the mission in Afghanistan – US General

On Nov. 9, First Deputy Minister of Defense, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Najmeddin Sadikov has met with a delegation led by General Stephen Lyons, Commander of the US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the press service of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan said.

09.11.2018 - 23:49 [ Trend.az ]

AZAL’s president meets with Commander of US Transportation Command

Delegation headed by Commander of the US Transportation Command, General Stephen Lyons, arrived in Baku for a working visit, the press service of the Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) said on Nov. 9.

During the visit, the guests got acquainted with the Baku Cargo Terminal located at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Terminal building’s total area is 25,000 square meters making it the biggest and most technically advanced cargo terminal in the CIS. The Baku Cargo Terminal is a link for the transportation of goods between the US and Asia… According to him, the US highly appreciates the contribution of Azerbaijan to cooperation in the field of security, including peace-support operations in Afghanistan.

05.10.2018 - 01:59 [ Trend.az ]

„Polonez“ rocket complex to further strengthen Azerbaijan’s military potential

“Azerbaijan is a solvent country, and this is evident also in the field of military cooperation. Azerbaijan recently bought the new “Polonez” complex. This system is very important for Belarus. Azerbaijan has actually become that important first country which opened for this system a way to access the world arms market,“ Shevtsov said.

22.09.2018 - 14:54 [ Trend.az ]

NATO SEL exercises held in Baku

The self-evaluation level 1 (SEL-1) of the Azerbaijani army’s helicopters was held in Baku as part of NATO Operational Capabilities Concept Evaluation and Feedback Program (OCC E&F), Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said in a message Sept. 21.

25.08.2018 - 02:24 [ German Foreign Policy ]

The new ‚New Ostpolitik‘ (I)

According to the German Ministry of Economics, Germany is considering arms exports to Baku, despite an OSCE arms embargo. Rheinmetall has already entered the relevant negotiations. Since Foreign Minister Heiko Maas‘ (SPD) arrival in office, Berlin has been strongly pursuing a self-proclaimed „New Ostpolitik,“ also by amplifying its cooperation offers, particularly with countries in the South Caucasus.

19.07.2018 - 18:33 [ Trend.az ]

Deal on drone production between Azerbaijan, Israel – very successful, expert says

The protocol of intent signed between the Ministry of defense industry of Azerbaijan and the Israeli „Aeronautics“ company on the organization of joint production of a new type of unmanned systems is a very successful deal, former Israeli consul in Moscow, former adviser to the Minister of internal security of Israel, military-political commentator Alex Wexler told STMEGI, news website of Mountain Jews.

23.05.2018 - 19:37 [ Trend.az ]

NATO generals: Azerbaijani officers – worthy example for their colleagues (PHOTO)

Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has met with Major General Odd Egil Pedersen, Head of NATO’s Military Partnerships Directorate, and Major General Erhan Uzun, Chief of the Staff of NATO Allied Land Command, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a message May 23.

02.05.2018 - 19:35 [ Turan ]

Amendments to Law on Mass Media Reinforcing Censorship in Wartime Politics

At the session of Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani Parliament) on May 1, several changes were introduced to the Code of Administrative Offenses and the Law on Mass Media.

The changes concern media activities in wartime. Thus, Article 517-2.15 was added to Article 517, entitled „Violation of the requirements of the state of emergency“, which implies a penalty for not complying with the emergency regime in the martial law zone. The size of the fine is from 1,000 to 1,500 manat for officials, and from 6,000 to 8,000 manat for legal entities.