AZERBAIJANI SOLDIERS TO BE TRAINED IN TURKEY

Today's Zaman
July 31 2012
Turkey

Special soldiers from the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will undertake
commando training in Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported
on Tuesday.

According to the press department of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry,
special representatives from the Azerbaijani military will be trained
at Egirdir Mountain Commando School, attached to the Turkish Armed
Forces. At the school Azerbaijani soldiers will take part in training
courses for "defying obstacles" on Aug. 13-17 and "primary commando
training" between Aug. 27 and Nov. 16.

The training will be held as part of military cooperation between
Turkey and Azerbaijan, which has been in place for many years. Both
sides regularly hold discussions over the military-political situation
in Azerbaijan as well as in the region, and the problems caused
by the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, a conflict that has remained
unresolved for decades between Turkey's closest ally, Azerbaijan,
and its estranged neighbor Armenia.