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Turkey, Azerbaijan to hold joint military drill

Armed forces to hold joint military drill called 'Mustafa Kemal Ataturk 2019' in Azerbaijan on May 1-3

Ruslan Rehimov   | 22.04.2019
Turkey, Azerbaijan to hold joint military drill

BAKU, Azerbaijan 

Ankara and Baku will hold a joint military exercise from May 1 to 3, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Monday.

Turkish soldiers who will participate in the exercise have arrived in Azerbaijan, the ministry said in a statement.

The exercise "Mustafa Kemal Ataturk 2019" named after the founder of the Turkish Republic, aims to improve coordination between the two armed forces.

The joint exercise will include military units as well as armored vehicles, artillery batteries, mortars, airplanes and helicopters, and air defense systems.

* Writing by Busra Nur Bilgic

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