(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 2. An official meeting
chaired by the Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir
Hasanov was held at the Central Command Post on July 2, Trend reports via the
Deputies of the defense minister, commanders of types of troops,
chiefs of main departments, departments and services of the
ministry participated in the meeting. Commanders of the Army Corps
and formations stationed in the territories liberated from Armenian
occupation [in the 2020 Second Karabakh War] were also involved in
the meeting via video teleconference.
The minister congratulated military servicemen, who were awarded
high military ranks by the relevant decree of the President of
Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, and expressed his confidence that they
will justify the trust provided to them.
Hasanov also expressed his confidence that the Azerbaijani Army
will successfully cope with all assigned tasks in defending the
territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and protecting its borders.
The Minister of Defense gave relevant instructions to be ready
at any time to prevent possible provocations of Armenian revanchist
Besides, at the meeting, the operational conditions on the
Azerbaijani-Armenian state border and Azerbaijan's Karabakh
economic zone were extensively analyzed, and specific tasks were
given to strengthen the material, technical and combat support of
the units, to improve the service combat activities of military
personnel, and also to increase the vigilance of personnel.
Hasanov positively assessed the activity of the newly
established Operations Commando military units, as well as their
manning, and gave appropriate instructions to pay special attention
to the combat training of the commandos.
The minister was reported on the activities of the National
Defense University and emphasized the importance of using the
scientific potential effectively, increasing the quality of
research in military science, including researching modern combat
operations with scientific approaches, and using new methods in
military educational institutions.
Due to the rise in air temperature, the importance of
controlling the strict compliance with the requirements of the
special regime applied in order to prevent cases of heatstroke and
sunstroke among military personnel, as well as fire and other
safety rules were noted.
Hasanov also instructions regarding the organization of military
service in the units deployed in the liberated territories, the
continuation of the necessary measures for engineering support, as
well as the work done in the direction of the creation of new
military infrastructure in order to further improve the service and
combat, as well as social-living conditions for the personnel.
The minister set tasks to the relevant persons to place the
conscripts, who were distributed electronically in military units
in accordance with the decree of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief,
and at the same time, to carry out the work of releasing the active
military servicemen to the reserve in an organized manner.
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