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Iranian military to hold drill over Azerbaijani objections

President Ilham Aliyev criticized a planned military exercise close to the Iran-Azerbaijani border.

Iran's military will hold a drill close to the border with Azerbaijan on Friday.

The ground forces of the Iranian Army will conduct the war game in northwest Iran. Units from the army’s armored, artillery, drone, electronic warfare and helicopter divisions will participate in the drill for combat readiness, the semi-official Tasnim News Agency reported Thursday.

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