Source: Kelsey, Tim “British mercenaries for Azeri war: Government turns blind eye to illegal programme to supply men and arms for conflict between two former Soviet republics”, The Independent, 24 January 1994 *all opinions expressed are those of the original author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or stance of Nagorno
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.
Azeri Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov had a series of meetings with high-level foreign officials over these past several days. The meetings were apparently aimed at furthering bilateral co-operation in the military and defence realms. On 06 March, minister Hasanov received the UK Defence Ministry’s director for International Security Policy, Nick