Iranian defense minister to visit Azerbaijan

February 21, 2018

TEHRAN – Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami is slated to pay an official visit to Azerbaijan to improve ties with Baku, particularly in military areas.

At the head of a military delegation, Brigadier General Hatami will visit Baku at the official invitation of Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister Lieutenant General Zakir Hasanov, ISNA reported.

No date has been given for the visit.

During his stay, he will hold talks with top political and defense officials of Azerbaijan on issues of mutual interest and ways to boost military cooperation as well as leading regional and international developments.

Hasanov paid a visit to Tehran in April 2017 at the invitation of former Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan.

MH/PA

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