РђRAZ AZIMOV: NO ONE MAY POINT OUT TO AZERBAIJAN WHAT BUDGET SUBSIDIES FOR MILITARY NEEDS MUST BE
No one may point out to Azerbaijan what budget allocations for military needs must be. By increasing the defense expenditures the official Baku is based on only own resources, deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Araz Azimov told journalists on 12 October, commenting on the statements of the Armenian officials on the threat of the military imbalance in regard to the growing defense expenditures of Azerbaijan.
В"The AzerbaijanвЂ™s government put efforts for development of the stateвЂ™s all spheres of activities, including the strengthening of the countryвЂ™s military powerвЂќ, Azimov stressed, noting the increase of the budgetary expenses is to be accepted in the context of the general development of the republic.
В"Improvements in the Army are an integral part of the stateвЂ™s development. The military officers are like all other citizens of Azerbaijan and their salaries must also be increasedвЂќ, Azimov concluded.