Turkey extends military presence in Azerbaijan

Turkey extends military presence in Azerbaijan

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Turkish parliament has adopted a bill submitted by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to extend the mandate of Turkish troops in Azerbaijan for another year, Turkish TRT Haber reports (via Armenpress).

The law also notes the Turkish-Russian joint monitoring center in Akna (Aghdam) will continue to work, emphasizing that it "contributes to building an atmosphere of trust between the parties and of security."

The term of the Turkish military presence in Azerbaijan would expire on November 17.

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