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 Minister visited military units on frontline

Defense Minister visited military units on frontline

12.01.2017

mod.gov.az

Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the leadership of the Ministry visited the military units located in frontline zone.
According to the instruction of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, Minister of Defence, visited military units located on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border in the direction of Tovuz region watched the enemy positions.
Defense Minister met with military personnel who are being on combat duty in the military units located in mountainous and difficult climatic conditions on the line of confrontation with the enemy. Minister was briefed on the operational situation in the area. Inspecting the combat duty in the trenches, Defense Minister got acquainted with combat and moral-psychological readiness of servicemen as well as their social and living conditions.
Minister was also reported that the military units located on frontline were provided with drinking water, heating, shower and other necessary facilities for the winter season.

Defense Ministry's leadership talked with military personnel then had lunch together with them.
Minister of Defence expressed confidence that the tasks given by head of state to the Armed Forces will be fulfilled in a high level and highly appreciated the combat capabilities and level of moral and psychological readiness of military servicemen.
After meeting with local residents of one of the border villages located in the frontline zone, Defense Ministry's leadership discussed the issues of defending of human settlements and public security.