The graduation ceremony of the next staff of the Marines Commando Basic Courses of the Naval Forces was held, the Ministry of Defence told APA.
At the event held in the military unit of the Naval Forces, the memory of the national leader Heydar Aliyev and Shehids (Martyrs) was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces Rear Admiral Subhan Bakirov congratulated the graduates and wished them success in
their service. He noted that the Naval Forces, which is part of the Azerbaijan Army, bravely participated in the Patriotic War for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of
the country, proving once again that our experienced servicemen are able to successfully perform important tasks on land as well as at sea.
The Commander of the Azerbaijan Naval Forces expressed his gratitude to the Turkish officers and the entire staff for organizing and conducting the high-level
Courses that involved Turkish professional instructors. It was noted that such Courses, which have made a significant contribution to improving the professionalism of
the Azerbaijan Army servicemen, will be continued.
Then, the Course leader attached an emblem to the symbolic stump and the graduates were presented certificates. Distinguished servicemen and instructors of the
Courses were awarded honorary diplomas and valuable gifts.