The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan has held an event with participation of representatives of the State Committee for Family, Women, and Children Affairs, deputies, military officers, and soldiers in military unit, Azerbaijani MoD told APA.
In the event, memories of the national leader Heydar Aliyev and martyrs were commemorated with a minute of silence and state anthem was sounded.
Speaking in the event, Deputy of Azerbaijani Parliament (Milli Majlis) Malahat Ibrahimgizi stressed special importance of meetings organized in the military units and said that it was one of the priorities of the State Committee’s activity. There is enthusiasm in all military units, especially in divisions situated on the frontline and patriotism feeling of Azerbaijani soldier was very strong and steady. Azerbaijani nation is closely united around Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev. Specially reminding President Ilham Aliyev’s speech at the meeting held in Sochi, M. Ibrahimgizi streessed that speech of Commander-in-Chief established persistent enthusiasm in Azerbaijani nation.
Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Family, Women, and Children Affairs Aynur Sofiyeva noted that regular meetings were held, and discussions were conducted in military units within framework of joint cooperation with the Ministry of Defense. Azerbaijani Army is getting stronger and more contemporary day-by-day. Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces are among the strongest armies of the world with development of its technical equipment, discipline of its personnel, and increase of social provision of military workers.