Baku, November 7, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met a delegation led by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus.
The head of state recalled his meeting with Ray Mabus which had taken place four years ago, and noted that his current visit will create a good opportunity to discuss the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the USA in the field of defence.
President Ilham Aliyev highlighted long-term defence cooperation, saying Azerbaijan spares no efforts to ensure stability in the region. The head of state noted that the situation in the region has changed a lot recently.
Ray Mabus recalled with pleasure his visit to the country, stressing that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces are successfully cooperating in Kosovo, Iraq, and currently in Afghanistan as part of the International Peacekeeping Mission.
The United States Secretary of the Navy also underlined the importance of trainings, mutual exchange of experience and cooperation in the field of military education.