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Azerbaijani-Turkish Military Exercises Kick Off In Konya

Turkey and Azerbaijan have launched joint air force exercises, media in Azerbaijan have reported.

According to reports, Azerbaijan's Air Force servicemen arrived in the central Turkish city of Konya on March 7 to take part in the drills.

The maneuvers are expected to last from March 7 to March 25.

Three MiG-29 fighter jets, three Sukhoi Su-25 attack aircraft and three Il-76 military transport aircraft from Azerbaijan's Armed Forces will be involved into the annual planned exercises, the reports say.

In 2015, the armed forces of the two neighboring countries held both land and air force exercises.

Based on reporting by and