On February 7, the Deputy Defense Minister – Commander of the Land Forces, Lieutenant General Anvar Afandiyev met with Consul General of the Republic of Turkiye to Ganja city, Recep Oztop.

Report informs, citing the Ministry of Defense, that Lieutenant General Afandiyev expressed his condolences on the death and injuries of people as a result of the strong earthquake that occurred in Turkiye. Deputy Defense Minister noted that Azerbaijan always stands by Turkiye, a friendly and fraternal country.