Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani army among world's 50 strongest armies
- 28 May 2018
Today, Azerbaijan pursues an independent policy based on national interests, said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
The president made the remarks at an official reception on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on May 28, APA reports.
The head of state said that the interests of the Azerbaijani people are the source of the country’s policy and the successes achieved in the country are based on the unity between the people and government.
President Aliyev emphasized that Azerbaijan’s international reputation and position have been further strengthened.
The head of state underlined the importance of the decisions taken by international organizations on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He added that that Azerbaijani will never allow the creation of a second Armenian state in its historical lands.
Today, the Azerbaijani army is among the world’s 50 strongest armies, President Aliyev stressed.
“We have proved that on the battlefield. The glorious victory of the Azerbaijani army on the contact line of troops in April 2016 once again shows that a powerful army is a guarantee of independence,” he added.