"I can say that Azerbaijan is one of the fastest-growing countries in the world this year," said the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at a meeting with residents of Aghali village in Zangilan region on May 27, APA reports.
"We are also increasing our military strength. New armed forces were created after the war, new equipment is purchased, and we will continue to do so. If we are not strong, we will not be able to live the way we want to. We want to live freely," he said.