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The leadership of the Ministry of Defense visited the military hospital on the occasion of the Novruz holiday 21 March 2017

On the occasion of the Novruz holiday, the leadership of the Ministry of Defense visited the Main Clinical Hospital of the Armed Forces. The leadership of the Ministry honored memory and laid flowers at the monument of national leader Heydar Aliyev raised in the territory of the hospital.

Minister of Defence took part in the Day of Open Doors 20 March 2017

According to the instructions of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the Days of Open Doors were held in military units on March 20.
The Minister of Defence and the leadership of the ministry visited the monument to the national leader Heydar Aliyev in the military unit located in Puta settlement, laid flowers and honored his memory.

A group of servicemen was awarded the next military rank of "colonel" 18 March 2017

According to the order of the Minister of Defence, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, a group of officers was awarded the next military rank of "colonel". Having met with the servicemen, Minister of Defence wished them success in their further service, has set appropriate tasks and gave recommendations.

A 40 days death memorial of the National Hero Chingiz Gurbanov was held in Gusar 17 March 2017

On March 17, the Defense Ministry leadership, led by Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov visited the Gusar region.
At first the Defense Ministry leadership visited the monument to the national leader Heydar Aliyev in the center of the city Gusar.
The memory of the sons who gave their lives for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan as well as the National Hero Chingiz Gurbanov was honored in the Alley of Martyrs.

The protocol of the international contest "Sea Cup-2017" working meeting was signed 17 March 2017

On March 17, a joint protocol as a result of the working meeting of the international contest "Sea Cup-2017" which is planned to be held in August 2017 in the territorial waters of Azerbaijan was signed in Baku at the headquarters of the Naval Forces with the participation of the heads of delegations of Azerbaijan, Russia and Kazakhstan.

Minister of Defenсe met with deputy commanders for work with military personnel 15 March 2017

On March 15, Defense Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with deputy commanders of formations, military units and deputy chiefs of special educational institutions for work with military personnel.

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces attended the meeting of the Committee of Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces of CIS member states 15 March 2017

First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Colonel General Najmeddin Sadikov took part in the regular meeting of the Committee of Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces of CIS member states.

Seminars within the framework of the Defence Education Enhancement Program were held at the Armed Forces Military Academy 15 March 2017

Within the framework of Defence Education Enhancement Program (DEEP), seminars on the topics "Strategy and force planning" and "Operational designing and planning" were held in Baku with the participation of academic teaching staff of the Azerbaijan Armed Forces Military Academy and the NATO/US Experts Group.

The next planning conference of the international competition "Sea Cup-2017" was held 15 March 2017

On March 15, the next planning conference of the international competition "Sea Cup-2017", which will be organized in the territorial waters of Azerbaijan, was held at the headquarters of the Naval Forces.

Ceasefire monitoring was held in the line of confrontation 15 March 2017

The ceasefire monitoring on the LOC, in the direction of the village Tapgaragoyunlu (Goranboy region) held in accordance with the mandate of Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on March 15, ended with no incident.