Islamabd: President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said they have avenged the martyrdom of their soldiers in border clashes with Armenian troops.
The blood of our servicemen and martyrs will not go in vain, President Ilham Aliyev said.
“Another provocation of Armenia was prevented. An appropriate response was given,” Ilham Aliyev said, speaking at a meeting with top security officials via videoconference after four Azerbaijani soldiers were martyred and as many injured.
On Sunday, Armenian forces violated an ongoing cease-fire and targeted positions of Azerbaijan’s army in the northwestern Tovuz district resulting in the casualties. Aliyev said the gallant soldiers of his country protected the border and that Armenian troops “could not cross even a single centimeter into Azerbaijani territory”.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev had a phone conversation with the mother of Major General Polad Hashimov Samaya Hashimova and the son of Colonel Ilgar Mirzayev Elvin on July 15.
Major General Polad Hashimov and Colonel Ilgar Mirzayev were martyred on the frontline during the battle with the Armenian armed forces.
The president expressed deep condolences to the families of the martyrs and wished them patience.
President Aliyev noted that the heroism of the servicemen fallen for the Motherland would never be forgotten, their revenge has been and will be taken, and their blood will be avenged.