General Baqeri meets Azeri president

January 17, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri met with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev on Wednesday.

The two exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost cooperation between the two neighboring countries in various defense areas.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, the Iranian top general arrived in Azerbaijan earlier on Wednesday to meet with senior officials of the country, Tasnim reported. 

A military-defense memorandum of understanding (MoU) was slated to be signed at the end of General Baqeri’s visit to Azerbaijan.

Iran and Azerbaijan have accelerated efforts in recent years to forge closer partnership in various areas.

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