MINSK, 19 November (BelTA) - Belarus and Azerbaijan are preparing a contract to supply another consignment of Belarusian military equipment, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev told the media following the with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk on 19 November, BelTA has learned.
Following the talks between the two leaders a memorandum of understanding was signed between the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus and the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan to develop mutually advantageous bilateral cooperation in the field of air defense equipment and weapons supplies.
“In the shortest possible time it will be transformed into a contract to purchase another consignment of military equipment from Belarus,” Ilham Aliyev said. According to him, Azerbaijan is satisfied with the cooperation with Belarus in this area because its products are effective and of very high quality.
“It is no coincidence that military technical cooperation between our countries has a long history. It is characterized by big volumes and a good trend towards expansion,” the president said.