The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Ibrahim Abubakar Kana, on Wednesday, met with the Deputy Minister of Defence Industry of Azerbaijan, Vugar Mustafayev, on the second day of the International IDEF-2023 Defense Industry Exhibition in Istanbul, Türkiye, to discuss military and technical cooperation between the two countries.

At this meeting, prospects for future cooperation as well as the current state of military-technical relations between the two nations were discussed.

The exhibition, which takes place at the TÜYAP Exhibition Centre in Istanbul, is one of the biggest venues in the world for the display of new weapons.

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IDEF is one of the four biggest international defence industry exhibitions in terms of the number of participating companies. Additionally, IDEF stands out as the biggest forum for talks between defence companies in the world.

There will be demonstrations of combat and tactical armoured personnel carriers, ground-based unmanned vehicles, guided missiles, military simulators, explosive material destruction equipment, and other recent developments in the military-industrial complex.

IDEF exhibition profiles include military equipment for the ground forces, navy, and air force, protection and space technologies, onboard systems, helicopters, ships, electronic equipment, security systems, transportation, and logistics systems.