Pakistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan conclude military drills: ISPR

A two-week long trilateral exercise between military contingents of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan in Baku has concluded, said a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday.

The exercise ‘Three Brothers – 2021’ involved special forces from the three countries. It was focused on the capability to counter regional terrorism threats in a hybrid scenario, fostering combined force interoperability, joint force integration and enhancement of capabilities in amphibious operations, the ISPR added.

The chief guest of the final exercise was Azerbaijan Minister of Defence Zakir Hasanov.

Azerbaijan’s Commander of Special Forces General Hikmat Mirzayev along with observers from Kazakhstan and Major General Mumtaz Hussain from Pakistan also attended the final ceremony.

The gathering witnessed the final phase of joint training that included live-fire of different weapons including kamikaze drones, helicopters and small arms, the ISPR said.

“In addition, sea assault, fast rope and close interdiction by Azerbaijani Air Force and Air Defence was also part of the joint exercise,” it added.


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