Azerbaijan Defense Minister expressed condolences to Uzbek counterpart

The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has sent letter of condolences to the Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan, Lieutenant General Bakhodir Kurbanov, the Ministry told APA. The letter says: "I am deeply saddened by the news about death of the crew members as a result of the crash of the Mi-8 helicopter of the Air Defense and Air Force Troops' Command of Uzbekistan during training flight at the Kattakurgan training range in Samarkand region. I pray to Almighty Allah for the repose of the souls of the deceased, share the sorrow and grief of their relatives, and express my deep condolences to their families. May Allah rest the souls of the deceased in peace!" Source: Azeri-Press News Agency