Turkish, Azerbaijani defense chiefs discuss bilateral defense

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar met with his Azerbaijani counterpart on Aug. 17.

…on the agenda were harassment and attacks by Armenia on the border with Azerbaijan. Akar stressed that Turkey would continue to stand by Azerbaijan in its “just cause.”

Spotlighted during the fair were Turkish drones, which many observers have credited with helping Azerbaijan liberate occupied land from Armenia last fall.


Also during the defense fair, Akar also met with Libyan Chief of General Staff Muhammad Ali Ahmad al-Haddad.

During the meeting, which focused on bilateral and regional defense and security issues, Akar underlined the importance of the 500-year brotherhood between the two countries. [In the halcyon days of the Ottoman Empire of course.]

Turkey also stood with Libya’s…government in defeating the forces of…Gen. Khalifa Haftar. [One of no less than four recent Turkish wars.]