Azerbaijani defense minister holds enlarged meeting
Baku – APA. Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov on Tuesday chaired an enlarged meeting on discussion combat readiness in the country’s Armed Forces.
17:40 30 August
Azerbaijani defense minister receives Moldovan ambassador
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received Moldovan Ambassador to Azerbaijan Gheorghe Leuca on August 25.
13:35 25 August
Azerbaijan Naval Forces holds live-fire exercises
Exercise involved about 3,000 servicemen, more than 30 warships, boats, up to 20 combat aircrafts, helicopters and more than 20 rocket and artillery installations, the Defense Ministry said on its website.
17:26 24 August
Azerbaijan Naval Forces begin command and staff exercise
The Defense Ministry's leadership visited the base of the Naval Forces and has paid tribute to national leader of Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, laid a wreath at the monument in front of the headquarters of a military unit.
15:29 22 August
Shoygu: Russia is an important partner of Azerbaijan
He said that such meetings are important in terms of expanding bilateral ties as well as military and military-technical cooperation.
19:51 15 August
CIS Council of Defense Ministers to meet in November
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov said of the results of the Baku meeting between the two countries’ defense ministers.
15:55 15 August
Azerbaijani and Russian defense ministers discussed Karabakh conflict
According to information, they discussed cooperation in military-technical sphere and settlement of the Naghorno Karabakh conflict at the meeting attended by the ministers’ delegations.
14:03 15 August
Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov departs for Russia
The visit has taken place at the invitation of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu.
15:33 12 August
Defense minister observes exercises of Special Forces
On the instruction of Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev took a look at the most up-to-date weapons, technologies, and equipment which Special Forces have been equipped with after the April fighting.
16:41 11 August
Azerbaijani defense minister meets with Iranian ambassador
Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. On August 5, Azerbaijan Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Azerbaijan, Mr. Mohsen Pak Ayeen.
16:01 05 August
Azerbaijani defense minister receives newly-appointed UK Ambassador
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Minister of Defense, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has received the newly appointed Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Azerbaijan Carol Crofts.
19:20 03 August
Defense Minister attends opening of new military town on front line
Baku – APA. Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has attended the opening of a new residential complex and military town for servicemen on the front line.
19:24 02 August
Azerbaijani defense minister attends opening of new buildings
Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. An opening ceremony of the new buildings has been held in an engineering military unit of Azerbaijan's Armed Forces.
11:41 29 July
State Commission established to investigate explosion in Shirvan
Under the order, the composition of the State Commission is as follows:
19:46 26 July
Defense minister gets familiarized with operational condition on frontline
Ministry’s press service told APA that they got familiarized with the combat readiness, moral-psychological endurance, social condition of personnel and combat duty.
14:40 06 July
Azerbaijan applies special regime at military units
Baku – APA. On the instructions on Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, a special regime has been applied at all military units and formations in the country in order to prevent case of sunstroke among the personnel of the Armed Forces during the summer.
14:00 04 July
Azerbaijani minister: In April fighting, we witnessed power of Azerbaijani Army
Baku – APA. The leadership of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry has attended the opening of a new military unit near the front line, visiting the headquarters, barracks, dining room, boiler room-laundry complex, grocery store, medical center, and other facilities in the area, the ministry’s press service told APA.
17:12 01 July
Azerbaijani president inaugurates new administrative building of General Staff of Armed Forces
Baku – APA. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-chief Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of a new administrative building of General Staff of the Armed Forces.
13:21 25 June
Azerbaijani defense minister offers condolences to Iranian counterpart
Baku – APA. Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has extended condolences to his Iranian counterpart Hussein Dehgan and Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Hassan Firouzabadi over the death of a large number of military servicemen who lost their lives as the bus carrying them fell down a valley in Iran’s Neyriz County on Wednesday.
13:20 23 June
Armenia well aware of Azerbaijan’s military superiority – deputy defense minister
He made the remarks Thursday during the graduation ceremony of the cadets of the Azerbaijani High Military School named after Heydar Aliyev.
11:17 23 June