7 Sep 2017 14:17

Azerbaijani president meets with Russian Armed Forces chief of staff

BAKU. Sept 7 (Interfax) - Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a Russian delegation led by Armed Forces General Staff Chief Valery Gerasimov in Baku on Thursday, a statement on the Azerbaijani presidential website said.

The statement does not provide details of the conversation.

Gerasimov is visiting Baku, where he is scheduled to hold negotiations with Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Gen. Petr Pavel. "Negotiators plan to discuss current aspects of international security," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

During his working visit to Azerbaijan, Gerasimov planned to meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Azerbaijani Armed Forces Chief of General Staff Col. Gen. Najmaddin Sadigov.