Operational conditions on Azerbaijani-Armenian conditional border analyzed

Operational conditions on Azerbaijani-Armenian conditional border analyzed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 9. An official meeting was held under the leadership of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, on October 9, Trend reports via the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.

The meeting was attended by deputy ministers, commanders of the branches of the armed forces, heads of the main departments, departments and services of the Ministry, as well as commanders of military units and formations.

"First, the memory of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev and martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan, was honored with observing a minute of silence," the ministry said. "The defense minister delivered the tasks set to the Azerbaijan Army by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev."

The meeting pointed out that all the tasks assigned to the Azerbaijan Army in the implementation of necessary issues arising from the speeches of the head of state must be performed on time, the ministry noted.

Besides, the meeting emphasized that further strengthening of the Azerbaijan Army is one of the main factors in ensuring security, which is one of the priority issues of the country.

The meeting analyzed current operational situation on the Azerbaijani-Armenian conditional border.

Specific tasks were given to strengthen air defense, intelligence and counter-intelligence, radio-electronic combat and other units.

Relevant instructions were given to clarify the tasks set for the future activities of the Azerbaijani army and update the relevant plans.

The meeting also emphasized the importance of further increasing the quality of intensive training and classes of troops in interoperability.

The importance of effective use of high technology and the capabilities of specially trained personnel in the combat training events held in the Azerbaijan Army was emphasized.

The high results achieved in the “Khazri-2023”, “Eternity-2023” joint exercises and NATO re-evaluation level 2 (NEL-2) of the OCC (Operational Capabilities Concept) battalion and reconnaissance company of the Azerbaijan Army within the framework of the NATO OCC Program were noted.

The commanders of the types of troops were given relevant instructions on combat training and comprehensive support of units during the winter period, as well as on compliance with safety rules.

Hasanov set instructions for relevant officials on improving the moral-psychological training of personnel and strengthening discipline in military units.

The minister noted the importance of awarding servicemen, who distinguished themselves in combat training and fulfillment of combat tasks, including the sensitive attitude towards the adaptation process of new conscripts and other military personnel.

Furthermore, he gave instructions on strict compliance with safety rules during the seizure of military equipment, ammunition, especially mines and improvised explosive devices, including the clearance of territories in the Karabakh region.

"In the end, reports regarding measures on further improving social and living conditions and meeting needs of servicemen and their family members were heard, as well as the other issues were discussed in detail," the ministry added.

Previously, an official meeting under the leadership of Zakir Hasanov was held on July 29.