Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and the top brass of the ministry paid tribute to the Martyrs’ Alley in the city of Gusar. Flowers were laid at the memorial erected in honor of the martyrs, who fell for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, the press service of the Defense Ministry told Report.
The defense minister met with the leadership of the Gusar District executive authorities, families of martyrs, and the public representatives.
During the meeting, Salman Gurbanov, father of the National Hero Chingiz Gurbanov, on behalf of families of martyrs, expressed gratitude to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and the leadership of the Defense Ministry for their attention and care, stressing that the victory in the Patriotic War gave great joy to the Azerbaijani people.
Noting that the Azerbaijani state highly honors the blessed memory of martyrs, Zakir Hasanov inquired about the problems and needs of the martyrs’ families.
Under the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ilham Aliyev, the work to further increase the combat capability of the Azerbaijan Army is underway, Defense Ministry told Report.
Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and the ministry’s leadership took part in the ceremony of presenting berets to service members of the newly-established commando unit.
First, the participants honored the memory of the national leader Heydar Aliyev and Martyrs laying wreaths at the bust and their monument erected in the territory of the military unit.
The Minister of Defense met with the participants of the Patriotic War, invited to the presentation of berets, inquired about their problems and aspirations.
Then the ceremony of presenting berets to the military personnel was held.
At the opening ceremony, the memory of the national leader Heydar Aliyev and Martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan, was honored with a minute of silence. Then the national anthem was performed.
After the berets were presented to the successful servicemen of the Commando Training Courses, the personnel took the Commando Oath.
Delivering a speech at the ceremony, the Minister of Defense emphasized the importance of the Commando Training Courses, based on the experience of the Turkish Armed Forces, in further enhancing the professionalism of the servicemen and wished them success in the service. The Defense Minister gave relevant instructions to the military personnel on being constantly ready for fulfilling new combat tasks of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
Colonel-General Hasanov noted that the courage and heroism demonstrated by the servicemen of the Azerbaijan Army, as well as the personnel of the military units participating in the Patriotic War, are highly appreciated.
After getting acquainted with the special sports camp for the commandos, the Defense Minister watched the exemplary performances of the operational groups on physical training.
In the end, the leadership of the Ministry of Defense had lunch with the military personnel.
Police have revealed violations of the quarantine mode at 1033 nightclub in Baku’s Yasamal district, Report informs, citing the press service of the Interior Ministry.
During the police check at the club, it was found that the presence of a COVID-19 passport was not checked for visitors to the nightclub, the distance between the tables was not observed and hookah was offered to customers.
The manager of the nightclub, former convict Mehti Abbasov, and the club’s staff was detained.
The Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime under the Interior Ministry initiated a criminal case under Article 139-1.1 (violation of anti-epidemic, sanitary, and hygienic or quarantine modes) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
By a court decision, Mehti Abbasov was arrested for three months. Currently, operational investigative measures into the case are continuing.
Special and tactical exercises were conducted in the Nakhchivan Special Army.
The commander of the Special Army, Colonel-General Karam Mustafayev, and representatives of the Turkish Armed Forces observed the military exercises of the special purposes units, in which the skills of combating terrorism were practiced.
As part of the military exercises, special forces units conducted an anti-terrorist operation with the aim of capturing a ringleader of a terrorist group, as well as detecting and destroying ammunition depots.
With air support, commandos entered the building, where the terrorists were hiding.
During the operation, the terrorists were neutralized. The ringleader of the group was captured while trying to escape.
The servicemen were awarded after the end of the military exercises.
At least 17 people were killed after flash floods ravaged Andhra Pradesh.
Report informs, citing foreign media, that the incessant rains started on Thursday evening, triggered by the deep depression formed over the Bay of Bengal, throwing life out of kilter in the region.
Rescue teams have been deployed to lead the search and rescue operations, besides teams from the police, revenue and fire department.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has pledged to provide all necessary assistance to Andhra Pradesh.
The air defense units of the Separate Army, stationed in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, have conducted comprehensive military exercises, Report informs that the complex military drills began with putting the air defense units on alert and occupying firing and launching positions.
To improve the skills of the personnel in the professional fight against an enemy’s air assault weapons in real combat conditions, army aviation was also involved in complex military exercises.
Employees of the General Customs Department for Southern Territories of the State Customs Committee (SCC) prevented an attempt to smuggle a drug weighing 218 kg 334 grams out of customs control.
A Scania truck carrying “liquid soaps and diapers” from the Islamic Republic of Iran to Azerbaijan was detained at the Bilasuvar customs post and brought under customs control.
The value of the heroin found is 26 million manats on the European black market.
An investigation is underway.
Starting the night of November 15, the Armenian armed forces units subjected to fire the Azerbaijan Army positions in the Zeylik and Yellija settlements of the Kalbajar district from their positions in Yukhari Shorzha settlement of Basarkechar district, Report informs, citing Defense Ministery.
For no apparent reason, the opposing side, using various caliber weapons, sniper rifles, and grenade launchers, subjected the Azerbaijan Army positions to intensive fire.
Moreover, in the morning hours on November 15, Armenian military units fired on our tractor carrying out road works to restore infrastructure in this direction, and 2 “Kamaz” vehicles transporting supplies for the Azerbaijan Army Units.
The equipment was damaged, but there were no injuries among military personnel.
In accordance with the plan, the Azerbaijan Army Units stationed in this direction are taking adequate measures to suppress provocations of the Armenian armed forces, as well as engineering works carried out by them in combat positions.
The Azerbaijan Army Units control the operational situation.
“We once again declare that the military-political leadership of Armenia will bear the entire responsibility for the consequences of any confrontation on the state border,” the ministry said.
The Turkish Haber Global TV channel has prepared a story about the awarding of the President of the Baku Media Center Arzu Aliyeva with the prize “For Contribution to the Culture of the Turkic World”.
Report informs that, according to the footage, the award “For Contribution to the Culture of the Turkic World” of the Korkut Ata Film Festival held in Istanbul was presented to the Baku Media Center in the face of Arzu Aliyeva by the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy.
In addition, the award “For the best film”, which was the film “Among the scattered deaths”, was also presented to Azerbaijan.
Note that the “Korkut Ata” film festival is planned to be held in Shusha in 2023
At the end of the festival, the film “We” directed by Orman Aliyev and filmed by the Baku Media Center, was shown.
Note that the “Korkut Ata” film festival is planned to be held in Shusha in 2023