Press conference at the end of the “Sea Cup” competition

Baku, August 24, AZERTAC

A press conference on the completion of the “Sea Cup” competition, held within the framework of the “International Military Games – 2022” in the territorial waters of Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea, was held in the Naval Forces, the Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC. .

Heads of delegations from participating countries, members of the board of referees and representatives of local and foreign media attended the press conference.

During the press conference, detailed information was provided on the conditions created for the organization and holding of the contest at a high level, the work of the Board of Referees and the performance of the teams of the participating countries in achieving the stages and contest episodes. .

It was noted that during the “Sea Cup” contest, military sailors participated in the “Artillery fire”, “Ship survival fight and rescue training” and “Sea training” stages, and the best crews took been determined.

According to the final results of the evaluation of the board of referees, the Azerbaijani and Russian military sailors won the competition with 225 points. The Kazakh team took second place with 208 points and the Iranian team took third place with 178 points.

Commander of the Azerbaijani Naval Forces, Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov, stressed that the international competition “Cup of the Sea” was held in Azerbaijan transparently and at a high level. Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov stressed that the international competition has contributed to the development of partnership and friendship between the Caspian states.

Representatives of participating countries, in turn, expressed their gratitude for the creation of high-level conditions and stressed that such an important competition was held in Azerbaijan for the fifth time.

Afterwards, questions from media representatives were answered.

The closing ceremony of the “Sea Cup” competition and the awarding of prizes to the winning teams will take place on August 25.

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