Azerbaijani Army equipped with most sophisticated weapons – defense minister

Baku: The Azerbaijani Army is equipped with the most sophisticated weapons, Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov said on Dec.2.

He made the remarks at a meeting with the staff of the Military Lyceum named after Jamshid Nakhchivanski.

The minister stressed the special role of the institution in Azerbaijan’s military build-up.

Noting the attention and care the Azerbaijani people and state, as well as President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev have shown to the military development in recent years, Hasanov said that military units in the county are modernized, and up-to-date weapons and equipment are purchased.

Everyone should know that the Azerbaijani people and state are interested in increasing the military capabilities of the Armed Forces, said the minister. “Our duty is the liberation of every inch of our occupied lands,” he stressed.

At the end of the meeting, Hasanov presented gifts to a group of cadets distinguishing in training.