Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov met with Colonel General Nadmadin Sadako, First Deputy Minister of Defense and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the government's press office said on 12th of March.
Prospects for deepening military co-operation, implementation of joint exercises, as well as strengthening of military-education partnerships were discussed during the meeting.
The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan thanked Prime Minister Borisov for the opportunity to exchange views and experience in the field of NATO-EU cooperation.
The Bulgarian Prime Minister informed Colonel General Sadakov that as a NATO member, Bulgaria is making serious efforts to develop the defense capabilities of the Bulgarian armed forces and is actively working to carry out the Alliance's collective defense tasks.
Borissov voiced hope that good political and economic relations between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan will be the basis for an even more successful military partnership.
The meeting in the Council of Ministers was attended by the Chief of Defense, General Andrei Botsev, and Deputy Defense Minister Atanas Zapryanov.