ArmInfo. Stepanakert harshly responds to Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev's statements made today on the Azadlig Square in Baku during military parade on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.
Thus, the Spokesperson of the Nagorno-Karabakh President David Babayan in a talk to ArmInfo's correspondent touching upon Aliyev's statement expressed assurance that the international community should give an immediate response to those statements which are in no way different from radical statements of terrorists. According to him, it is extremely concerning that such statements are made by the head of a state, who has taken a number of international obligations and who must adhere to certain norms and principles.
Touching upon Aliyev's statement that only the first stage of war is over and that the flag of Artsakh will be hoisted in parade in Baku, Babayan particularly said: , Babayan said. At the same time he noted that Aliyev's statements raise serious concern as they threaten international security and the international community should give an appropriate response. Meanwhile, Spokesperson of the Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan twitted responding to Aliyev's statement: .
To note, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev stated today that Azerbaijan will never accept the occupation of its territories and will restore its territorial integrity. There will come a day when the Azerbaijani flag, raised on the lands liberated from occupation, will be demonstrated in the military parade on the Azadlig Square, said Azerbaijan's President, Ilham Aliyev said addressing the military parade on the Azadlig Square in Baku on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan's Armed Forces, APA reports. The Azerbaijani army is capable of destroying any strategic object and position of the enemy, he stated. Azerbaijan will never accept the occupation of its territories and will restore its territorial integrity, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief stressed.
The Azerbaijani president said that tens of military towns have been built in the country in recent years. The president stressed that in the April 2016 battles and in the 2018 Nakhchivan operation, the Azerbaijani flag was raised on the lands liberated from the occupiers. The April battles are a glorious victory of the Azerbaijani army, the head of state stressed. "Our army, soldiers showed true heroism. The April battles once again showed that the Azerbaijani people will never accept the occupation of their lands," he said. The head of state emphasized that Azerbaijan totally destroyed the myth of the Armenian army. "Within a few days we completely destroyed the defensive line which they had created over the years," he added.
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