Azerbaijani defense minister checks combat readiness of military units on frontline

Thu 06 Dec 2018 09:10 GMT | 13:10 Local Time

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Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov and the ministry’s leadership visited foremost military units under the instructions of President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev.

The operational situation on the terrain model board was reported to the defense minister and the combat readiness of the units was checked, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.

Observing the position of the enemy from the observation post, created with the aim of better organization of battle defense and increasing the defense stability, Minister Hasanov gave relevant instructions in connection with a more efficient organization of service using modern technical means.

The minister met with military personnel working out combat missions at one of the training sites located on the front line, and awarded servicemen who distinguished themselves in service and achieved high results in combat training. The minister also got acquainted with the logistic support of the units, weapons, and military equipment, including moral-psychological training and social conditions of the military personnel.

Hasanov then met with local residents in one of the villages in the Aghdam district. The minister talked to them about the organization of the defense of our human settlements and ensuring the security of the population.

During the talks, the residents, expressing satisfaction with the conditions created here for the servicemen and the local population, asked the defense to convey their gratitude to the leadership of the country, in particular to Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

Residents stressed that they have high confidence in servicemen, and also noted that the security of human settlements located in this area is reliably ensured.




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