Turkish general confirmed employed for Azerbaijan’s armed forces

Azerbaijan’s defence minister receives large Turkish delegation headed by the country’s deputy defence minister and the heads of numerous Turkish defence firms. The two sides discussed further military coop. including joint weapons production.

Interestingly, Turkish general Bahtiyar Ersay appears in a complete Azeri military uniform on Azerbaijan’s side of the table. Ersay also heads a contingent of Turkish military personnel deployed in Azerbaijan since the 2020 Nagorno Karabakh war.

Previously he had participated in several joint Turkish-Azeri military drills, including one in the Nakhichevan exclave back in 2021 during which Turkey’s defence minister had paid an official visit.

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