An official meeting under the leadership of the Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, with the participation of Deputy Defense Ministers, Commanders of types of troops, Chiefs of Main Departments, Departments and Services of the Ministry, Commanders of Army Corps as well as Commanders of formations and other officials involved in meeting via the video communication was held on June 15 at the Central Command Post, APA reports citing press service of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.
The memory of national leader Heydar Aliyev and the Martyrs who fell for the independence and territorial integrity of our republic was honored with observing a minute of silence. Then the Minister of Defense spoke about the historical significance of June 15 – the Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani people, the multilateral activity of the Great Leader and his invaluable services to the country. The Minister stressed that, as stated by the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the powerful military potential of the country and the combat capability of the Azerbaijan Army are the main factors in ensuring the territorial integrity of our state.
After analyzing the current situation on the line of contact of the troops, as well as the work done during the past month, in particular the results of the exercises held in Baku and Nakhchivan, the Minister of Defense noted that the combat capability and equipment of our army, as well as the moral-psychological state of the military personnel, are at a high level, adding that all the planned activities in this area have been fully implemented.
Colonel General Z. Hasanov assigned the tasks for officials in connection with the further activities of snipers, ensuring the sustainability of the defense and security of military personnel, effective organization of camouflage, as well as suppressing enemy provocations in the intended directions by taking immediate and adequate measures through the use of special devices and equipment.
The Minister of Defense gave instructions to the commanding staff of the formations and military units to make current a special regime in order to prevent cases of heat and sunstrike among the military personnel due to the increase in air temperature.