Azerbaijani President attends military parade to mark 95th anniversary of Armed Forces VİDEO

Baku, June 26 (AZERTAC). Azerbaijan has marked the 95th anniversary of the founding of its Armed Forces with a grand military parade at the Azadliq Square featuring troops, military hardware and an impressive air-show.

President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev attended the parade, which was watched by state and government officials, first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, MPs, foreign ambassadors in Baku, heads of religious communities, employees of international organizations, war veterans and members of the general public.

Defense Minister, Colonel-General Safar Abiyev reported to President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev on the readiness of the troops. The Supreme Commander-in-Chief saluted the troops.

After a military orchestra of the Defense Ministry played Azerbaijan`s National Anthem President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev made a speech.

The President touched upon the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and reiterated that his country`s territorial integrity would be restored.

He said all international organizations were supporting Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity.

The Head of State said Azerbaijan enjoyed a strengthening international image and position.

The President highlighted the country`s achievements in different areas, particularly in army building and defense industry.

The parade involved nearly 5,000-strong personnel of all types of troops, as well as 300 military vehicles and weapon systems, over 100 fighter jets and helicopters, and nearly 40 ships. 

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