Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has sent a letter of gratitude to ex-Minister of National Defense of Türkiye Hulusi Akar, Report informs, citing the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

The letter says: “Mr. Hulusi Akar, on my own behalf and the Azerbaijan Army’s military personnel, I express my gratitude to you for our joint activities during your tenure as the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Türkiye.

You always significantly contributed to the development of military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Türkiye, as well as to the improvement of the Azerbaijan Army and increasing its combat capability.

During the Patriotic War for the liberation of Azerbaijani lands from occupation, you provided constant moral support to the Azerbaijani people and army.

You have always loved Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan Army.

I am sure that during your activities in the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye, you will make every effort for strengthening the two fraternal countries’ armies.