(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 27. Training of
personnel continues at the Commando Training Center, Minister of
Defense of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov said in an
interview with AZERTAG, Trend reports.
'After the successful Iron Fist operation, the President of the
Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Ilham
Aliyev gave relevant instructions to raise the Azerbaijani army to
a qualitatively new level as a small model of the Turkish Armed
Forces, as well as to provide the troops with the latest weapons
and military equipment, all types of equipment.
At the same time, by decree of President Ilham Aliyev,
fundamental changes were made to the organizational and staffing
structure of the Azerbaijani army, the Ground Forces, operational
(commando) units and the National Defense University were created
as part of the Azerbaijani army. Among other things, the number of
forces and assets has been increased by optimizing the staffing of
special forces and the Naval Forces.
The personnel of the operational (commando) units created as
part of the reforms in the Azerbaijani army were involved in
training courses in the Turkish Armed Forces in order to increase
the level of professionalism. Servicemen who distinguished
themselves in training courses and achieved high results were
additionally involved in instructor courses. As a result, the
Commando Training Center was established in the Azerbaijani army.
Currently, the training center is training personnel for these
units,' he said.
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