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.

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry leadership visits front line

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry leadership visits front line


Under the instructions of Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, the Defense Ministry leadership visited military units located at the frontline.

The ministry officials laid a wreath and flowers at a monument erected in Fuzuli’s Horadiz town in honor of the soldiers martyred in the battle for Lele Tepe in April 2016, the defense ministry told APA on Friday.  

Meeting the soldiers who were on combat duty in the trench, Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov observed the opposite side and the operational conditions, checking the defense lines.

After attending the opening of a new bath-laundry, a boiling room, and a food storehouse, the ministry leadership checked the personnel’s combat readiness, psychological condition, and living conditions.

At the end of the visit, the ministry leadership had lunch with the soldiers.