Baku, Ankara Start Joint Military Exercises in Turkey

Turkey and Azerbaijan joined air force drills. File photo

 

Azerbaijan Defense Ministry said that Baku and Ankara are holding joint military drills in Turkey.

Baku and Ankara are holding joint military drills in Turkey, the Azerbaijan Defense Ministry said Monday.

“According to the military plan of bilateral cooperation, Azerbaijan and Turkey launched the ISIK-2016 military drills,” a  press release from the ministry reads.

According to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, three Mil Mi-17 military transport helicopters and three Mil Mi-35 attack helicopters left Azerbaijan for a Turkish military base in the central city of Konya.

The exercises, that according to media reports will reportedly involve troops from Hungary, Romania, Saudi Arabia and Northern Cyprus, are due to last until June 30.

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