Azerbaijan and Italy have taken the next step to expand military cooperation.

The countries signed a document on the purchase of the M-346 aircraft integration system, Report informs.

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and Chief Executive Officer of Italian company Leonardo S.p.A. exchanged the Declaration on the acquisition of the M-346 aircraft integration system.

The Declaration was signed during the official visit of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to Italy.

President Aliyev embarked on a visit to Italy on February 19.