Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant as part of his official visit to Israel, Report informs, referring to Azerbaijan’s MFA.

The meeting discussed cooperation between the two countries in defense, military-technical, and other related fields, including regional and international security issues.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov drew attention to the exceptional role of relations between Azerbaijan and Israel in defense in the current cooperation agenda.

Recalling the meeting held by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, at the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2023, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said that close contacts, including mutual visits, made an important contribution to the development of relations.

Minister Bayramov also informed the other party about the current regional situation in the post-conflict period, peace and construction efforts of Azerbaijan towards establishing peace and security in the region.

Minister Yoav Gallant, referring to the successful cooperation experience of the two countries in the defense, and military-technical field, noted the importance of using the existing potential for further expansion of cooperation in this regard. He stressed the importance of continuing mutual contacts.

The ministers also exchanged opinions on other issues of mutual interest.