A group of 50 Azerbaijani military personnel, including 2 medical officers, 2 sappers was sent to Afghanistan in accordance with the plan and rotation for serving within NATO-led "Resolute Support" mission in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry reported.
The peacekeeping contingent of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been serving in Afghanistan since November 20, 2002.
As of April 2016, the Azerbaijani peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan includes 90 servicemen, two medical officers and two sappers.
Azerbaijan has also decided to broaden its activities in Afghanistan's non-military areas.
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