Top Iranian military brass dismisses reports on military deployment to border with Azerbaijan
13 September 2023
Information disseminated by some sources that Iran is allegedly gathering manpower and military equipment to the border with Azerbaijan, and conducting various exercises, is completely unfounded, said Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri.
General Bagheri made the remarks during a phone conversation with Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry’s press service reported.
During the telephone conversation, the sides discussed the prospects for the development of military cooperation between the two countries.