Turkey and Azerbaijan are one nation with same religion, language and culture, Azerbajian Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov told reporters, according to Anadolu Agency.

Thanking servicemen for their participation in exercises, Zakir Hasanov said:

“Turkish Armed Forces are one of the most powerful militaries of the world and it is our chance. It is our chance that we share our experience with powerful armed forces. Turkish Armed Forces have shown its power to the whole world – Syria, Iraq, Libya…Azerbaijani Armed Forces will implement its sacred duty with the support of the Turkish Armed Forces. I believe that armed forces of one nation will implement its sacred duty when the time comes. ”