CJCSC Gen Nadeem meets Russian, Azeri defence chiefs in Moscow

Russia acknowledges Pakistan's sacrifices in fight against terrorism

By: News Desk      Published: 12:05 PM, 6 Sep, 2020
CJCSC Gen Nadeem meets Russian, Azeri defence chiefs in Moscow

Chief of General Staff of Russian Federation General Valery V Gerasimov during a meeting with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza in Moscow lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces.

Matters of bilateral military cooperation and regional security dynamics between the two countries were discussed during the meeting.

The CJCSC is on a two-day official visit to Russia to attend Defence and Security Cooperation conference at SCO forum, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release.

General Valery V. Gerasimov lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices in fight against terrorism. 

The CJCSC will also attend closing ceremony of ‘International Military Games – 2020’ at Moscow. Pakistan Armed Forces have been regular participants of the said games for the past three years.

Pakistan, Azerbaijan take up military cooperation

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, has met with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza in Russian capital Moscow, Azeri news agency Trend reported, citing Azerbaijani Defence Ministry.

The parties expressed satisfaction with the development of traditional friendship and mutual trust between the peoples of the two countries, including Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations, as well as the level of strategic partnership.

Touching upon the military-political situation in the region, the Minister of Defence of Azerbaijan spoke about the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and thanked Pakistan for the support of Azerbaijan's fair position in resolving this issue within international organizations.

The meeting discussed issues of expanding cooperation between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the field of security, in the military, military-technical and military-educational spheres, in the fight against terrorism, including the development of relations between the naval and air forces of the two countries, as well as conducting joint military exercises.