Under the leadership of the Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, consistent army-building measures are being taken in the country, said the country’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov.
The minister made the remarks at an event held in Nakhchivan June 16 on the results of the joint tactical exercises of the Azerbaijani and Turkish Armed Forces, APA reported.
The minister congratulated the personnel of the Azerbaijani and Turkish Armed Forces for successful accomplishment of the tasks set during the exercises.
“As part of the army-building measures taken in the country, special attention is paid to strengthening the defensive potential of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The Separate Combined-Arms Army has high combat capabilities being able to adequately respond to the enemy. The enemy should know that Nakhchivan is defended by the most professional army”, he added.