From 13-24 May, Azerbaijan, along with the United Kingdom, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be participating in a series of military drills termed “Anatolian Phoenix 2019” aimed at “training, co-operation and developing interoperability”, according to a statement from Turkish Air Force authorities.Continue Reading

Armenian military police departed for Bulgaria to participate in annual drills aimed at improving skills, experience and exchanging methods and techniques among counterparts from different countries. The participants from Armenia include a platoon of  military police from a peacekeeping unit headed by Colonel Artur Baghdasarian, head of the delegation. TheContinue Reading

On Sunday, Azeri military officials accompanied their Turkish counterparts to Heydar Aliyev Airport in Baku, to conclude the bilateral Mustafa Kamal Atatürk 2019 military drills. The events started on 01 May, and according to official footage and further analysis conducted by military news portal Razm.info, included the participation of T-72Continue Reading

Earlier this week, Georgian officials accused Azeri border guards of closing access to the David Gareja monastery complex. The monastery lies on the border between the two countries and has been subject to an almost three-decades-long spat between the two sides to delimite the border. On the previous day, onContinue Reading

On the evening of 11 April, a military lorry carrying troops to a military base in southern Armenia veered off the road and overturned, 18 servicemen were hospitalised. The incident occurred near the southern city of Meghri, near the Iranian border, with medical teams responding almost immediately. The injured soldiersContinue Reading

A second border incident involving a shoot-out has taken place within two days of a similar incident on the border between Azerbaijan and Iran. According to official sources in Baku, the incident took place just after midnight on 12 March 2019, on a segment of the border near the villageContinue Reading

An incident involving an exchange of fire took place on the border between Azerbaijan and Iran, near the village of Bala Bəhmənli, in the region of Fizuli. As a result, Azeri border guard Sekhavet Memmedov was killed and a second, Vidadi Jebrailov was injured in the arm. The incident isContinue Reading

Azeri military units departed from the Nakhicehvan Autonomous Republic  on 30 January towards Kars, Turkey for a military training session expected on 23 February.  The  300 km journey will take around 6 hours, where they will be stationed at a local Turkish military base in preparation for multilateral training sessions.Continue Reading