Second Karabakh war showed Azerbaijan’s capabilities to the world, says President Aliyev
The Second Karabakh War showed Azerbaijan’s capabilities to the whole world, the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ilham Aliyev, said during his meeting with leaders and a group of soldiers of the Azerbaijani army in the occasion of Armed Forces Day.
The Head of State recalled that during the war, some member countries of the UN Security Council presented certain initiatives against Azerbaijan to the UN Security Council, and these initiatives could have had very serious consequences. negative for Azerbaijan.
“It was another manifestation of injustice against Azerbaijan. We were fighting on our own lands and restoring our territorial integrity. Ours was the cause of justice. Nevertheless, pro-Armenian circles and countries have tried to adopt a resolution against us which would not fully reflect reality, ”declared the Head of State.
“Who defended us? The countries of the Non-Aligned Movement represented on the UN Security Council have done it! They stood up for us and we are grateful to them. As a result of their efforts, the anti-Azerbaijani declaration was not adopted. How did we get there? Of course, at the expense of diplomacy, political relations and economic opportunities. We have helped so many countries in recent years and continue to do so. Of course, these countries will always remember it. We saw this support just when we needed it and it helped us, ”he added.
President Aliyev stressed that besides preparations at the international level, there are also preparations in the economic field.
“Of course, there was also extensive military preparation. The supply of weapons to our army – we succeeded – and the second Karabakh war showed our capabilities to the whole world. I’m told some mainstream Western media today suggests that even if we had faced the world’s first country in war, they wouldn’t have stood a chance against us. In other words, it shows that the Azerbaijani army is today one of the most powerful armies in the world, ”added the commander-in-chief.