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Date: 27 October 2016 16:46A+
Baku, October 27, AZERTAC
A group of 50 Azerbaijani soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan serving within the NATO-led "Resolute Support" mission launched in Afghanistan in January 2015 returned to Baku on a rotating basis.
According to the Defense Ministry, Azerbaijani armed forces started their peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan on November 20, 2002.
Currently, 90 servicemen, 2 medical officers and 2 sappers of Azerbaijani armed forces are involved in peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.