Baku. Anakhanim Hidayatova – APA. “Azerbaijani Cossacks are always ready to defend their motherland”, said head of the Union of Cossacks of Azerbaijan Viktor Mereshkin at the press conference today. He said that if the start military operations restarted against the invaders, they were ready to attend with a Cossack regiment of 500, and involve four regiments of Don Cossacks’ troops in battles.
Mereshkin also noted that Azerbaijani Cossacks believe the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict: “But we are ready to obey the Supreme Commander-in-Chief’s orders”.