22 September 2018

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A solemn ceremony in connection with the 100th anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan was held in the Gulustan Palace on June 26. reports citing the Minister of Defense.

After greeting the guests, the Minister of Defense noted:

As you are aware, today our Nation is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Azerbaijan Army.

As it was mentioned by our national leader Haydar Aliyev, the Azerbaijan Army is the successor of the Army of the Republic, which was founded in 1918. The formation of the Independent Azerbaijan Corps took a start in June 26, 1918 on the basis of the Muslim Corps. Based on President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev’s decree dated May 22, 1998, the Independent Azerbaijan Corps foundation date - June 26,1918 was declared as the day the “Azerbaijan Army”

Since that moment, the Azerbaijan Army passed a glorious way of development. In 1918, the liberation of Azerbaijan territories, in particular Baku, from occupation by the Caucasus Islamic Army, which was comprised of the units of the friendly and brotherly forces from Turkey and the Independent Azerbaijan Corps engraved golden letters in our history. Furthermore, in 1920, the Azerbaijan Army gained tremendous success in averting the armenian aggressions against the territorial integrity of our country.

In 1991 Azerbaijan National Army was founded after the proclamation of the independence of our nation for the second time, and important progress has been made in the sphere of the army-building process. The National leader Heydar Aliyev laid the foundation of the modern army-building process in Azerbaijan. In a short period of time, our army transformed to as force capable to fulfill any task assigned to it.

Today, the Azerbaijan Army stands and holds its decent place among the other armies of the world thanks to the leadership of Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan-Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, as emphasized by the Supreme Commander Commander-in-Chief, the army-building is the high profile issue for our State.

The internationally recognized territories of our country have been occupied by the Republic of Armenia. The World community and international organizations recognize and support the territorial integrity of our country, and defend the just stand of Azerbaijan. However, Armenia does ignore the international norms and continues its occupation policy.

2018.06.27 / 12:09
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