Military parade in honor of 95th anniversary of Armed Forces held in Baku-PHOTOS

Wed 26 Jun 2013 03:02 GMT | 07:02 Local Time

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A military parade in honor of the 95th anniversary of Armed Forces of Azerbaijan has ended in the Azadliq square in Baku.

President of Azerbaijan Republic, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev also attended the parade.

Defence Minister, Colonel General Safar Abiyev gave report to President Ilham Aliyev.

The head of state greeted the soldiers.

The parade involved more than 5,000 personnel of the various military units of the National Army, reports.

Over 300 pieces of military equipment, more than 100 combat aircraft and helicopters of Air Force, as well as more than 40 Navy warships of Azerbaijan also participated in the parade.

T-90S tanks and anti-aircraft missile system "Buk" took part in the parade for the first time.




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