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Azerbaijani defense minister to join Victory Parade in Moscow

Baku, June 22, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov will attend the Victory Parade due to take place on the Red Square in the Russian capital of Moscow on June 24 to mark the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War.

A 75-man parade squad of Azerbaijan`s Armed Forces will also participate in the parade.

Russia postponed its military parade traditionally held on May 9 for a later date due to the coronavirus pandemic.

At a video conference with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on May 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the anticipated Victory Parade would be held on Moscow’s Red Square on June 24.

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