The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Defense Ministry: Azerbaijani Army instructed to destroy enemy’s military facilities if necessary

Defense Ministry: Azerbaijani Army instructed to destroy enemy’s military facilities if necessary

21.09.2016

APA. On the instructions of Azerbaijani President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the Defense Ministry leadership held a meeting on September 21.

Analyzing the military-political situation in the region, ministry officials paid special attention to strengthening all types of intelligence to identify new targets on the territory controlled by the enemy, assessing their significance and determining the sequence of their destruction, and strengthening mutual coordination between the Land Forces, Air Force, Rocket and artillery troops, Special Forces, and other types of troops, the Defense Ministry reported.

Taking into account the potential danger of any military threat to Azerbaijan, Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov instructed the country’s Armed Forces to strengthen control over all the military and strategic facilities in the enemy-controlled territories and be prepared to immediately destroy these targets if necessary.

Minister Hasanov emphasized that the missile-artillery systems at the disposal of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces allow the army to execute these tasks with high accuracy.