Azerbaijan observes minute of silence to honor Martyrs of Patriotic War
- 04 December 2020
Today at 12:00, a minute of silence observed across the country to pay tribute to martyrs of the Patriotic War who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, APA reports.
Note that the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order on the commemoration of martyrs of the Patriotic War. Under the presidential Order, on December 4, at 12:00, a minute of silence is set to observe across the country to pay tribute to martyrs of the Patriotic War who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan
Recall that during the Patriotic War, 2,783 servicemen of our Armed Forces died in combat. Work is underway to identify 103 servicemen among them using DNA analysis. More than 100 of our servicemen are considered as missing. Necessary activities are being taken to find them and inform their families. Currently, 1,245 servicemen are being treated in medical institutions.
May Allah rest the souls of all our Shehids!