On September 13, Minister for Emergency Situations Kamaleddin Heydarov met with a delegation headed by Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman visiting Azerbaijan, Azeri Daily reports citing the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
Speaking at the meeting, Kamaleddin Heydarov expressed satisfaction with the high level of relations between the two countries, and spoke about the effective cooperation of the ministries for emergency situations of Azerbaijan and Israel.
The head of the ministry stressed the importance of developing cooperation between the two countries in the field of preventing emergencies, and noted the importance of holding joint exercises in this direction.
In turn, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman expressed gratitude for the warm welcome, and spoke about the importance of cooperation between the two countries in the field of prevention of emergencies and elimination of their consequences. Avigdor Lieberman also stressed the importance of deepening existing ties in this area.
Then a film about the Khazar-2017 exercise, organised by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, was demonstrated at the meeting.
At the meeting, views on issues of mutual interest were discussed.