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Al masdar news
On July 29, the Turkish and Azerbaijani armed forces will begin comprehensive military exercises in Azerbaijan, which will last for 13 days.
The exercises will include tests of warplane readiness between the two countries, and include the regions of Baku, the capital, Nakhchivan, Kanjeh, Kordimir, and Yulakh.
Also during the maneuvers, the readiness of the forces will be tested on the implementation of military command orders, and the firing from armored vehicles, artillery and mortars “at hypothetical enemy targets”.
Simultaneously, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu said that Armenia had taken advantage of the coronavirus outbreak to launch its latest attacks against Azerbaijani lands.
Cavusoglu had previously warned Armenia against attacking the Azeri forces, vowing to help the latter if they request support.
The Turkish minister pointed out that “Armenia, through its attacks, wants to deflect attention from the lands it occupies, and seeks to form new conflict areas, and does not accept any solution.”
He stressed that “his country will provide the necessary support to Azerbaijan, and will stand by its side with all capabilities in order to preserve the territorial integrity of its lands.”
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Dozens of Syrian militants, who were recruited by Turkey, were preparing to depart to Azerbaijan, where they would support the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, the Hawar News Agency (ANHA) reported on July 30.
According to the news agency, the militants, who were recruited by offices in Afrin and Idlib, will depart after Eid al-Adha holiday, which will end on August 3.
“After Eid al-Adha they will be sent to Turkish territory and from there to Azerbaijan,” the ANHA quoted a source with knowledge on the matter as saying.
In Azerbaijan the Syrian militants will receive a salary of $5,000, more than double salary of Turkish-backed militants in Libya.
Two weeks ago, Syria’s Sham FM reported that Turkey was recruiting Syrian militants to fight as mercenaries for the Azerbaijani Armed Forces against the Armenian forces.