‘The war has not ended yet, only first stage has ended’ President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev said at the military parade.
The coming months will open up opportunities for resolving the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US President Donald Trump said in his congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
CNN host and chef Anthony Bourdain has been included in the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s list of people declared persona non grata for illegally visiting the Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia, Hikmat Hajiyev, Foreign Ministry spokesman, tweeted on Thursday.
Azerbaijan marks the centenary of the country’s Armed Forces June 26.
Despite that Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR), established on May 28, 1918, existed only 23 months, it did a lot in a short period of time. The country started the creation of the national army, understanding that its own armed forces were needed to protect the achievements of the young republic.