Azerbaijan and NATO have explored ways of developing military cooperation as Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov met with commandant of the NATO Defense College (NDC) Janusz Bojarski, Azertac reported.
Hasanov provided an insight into the military and political situation in the region, Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its results.
The NDC commandant highlighted the activity of the College.
114 Senior Course members and delegates, representing 31 countries, from NATO Defence College in Rome have paid an academic visit to Azerbaijan this week.
The main objective of the NATO Defence College is to improve the ways of strategic thinking of military-political issues and prepare high ranking officers and officials to serve and work in important positions of NATO.
NATO and Azerbaijan are actively cooperating on democratic, institutional, and military reforms, as well as conducting practical cooperation in various areas.
Azerbaijan aspires to achieve Euro-Atlantic standards and get closer to Euro-Atlantic institutions. In this regard, supporting the security sector reform and establishing democratic institutions are the key elements of the NATO-Azerbaijan cooperation.
The Azerbaijan-NATO cooperation is carried out within the "Partnership for Peace" program. Earlier, NATO adopted a document of the fourth stage of the Individual Partnership Action Plan for 2015-2016.
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