The Defence Minister of Azerbaijan, General Zakir Hassanov, currently on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has met with Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Saudi Press Agency reported from Riyadh that during the meeting relations between the two countries, particularly in the defense fields, and ways of developing them, were reviewed.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Defense Minister Mohammed Al-Ayesh; Deputy Chief of Staff General Fayyad Al-Rwaili; and a number of senior officials of the Saudi Ministry of Defense.
On the Azerbaijani side also present were the ambassador of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom Rasem Rezaiv; Chief of International Military Cooperation of the Azerbaijani defence Ministry, Major General Hussein Mahmoudov and a number of other senior officials.
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photo: Azerbaijani Defence Minister Colonel General Zakir Hassanov with the Deputy Crown prince and Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohamed bin Salman, in Riyadh on 4 April 2017 (picture courtesy of Azertac News Agency, Baku)
During the meeting, issues related to relations between Armenia and the European Union, and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict were discussed