Azerbaijan’s Strong Economic and Military Potential Will Settle Nagorno-Karabakh Problem in favor of Azerbaijan: President of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 5 February /corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The strong economy, its strong army and the military potential of Azerbaijan will settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in favor of Azerbaijan, said the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, on 5 February during the ceremony for the diploma 'Man of the Year' which was awarded to him by the ANS Group of Companies and Fund named after National Hero Chingiz Mustafayev.
The State Head of Azerbaijan said that Azerbaijan's position includes the absence of co-operation with Armenia until the release of the occupied Azerbaijani territories, ANS reported. Ilham Aliyev added that Azerbaijan will direct all its forces to liberate its territories.
"The activities directed towards strengthening the army, annually increasing the military budget, creating military industry and manufacturing its first product assumes great importance for future plans," the President said.
Ilham Aliyev stated that Azerbaijan is currently holding peaceful talks with Armenia because as yet there is still hope. "We should be strong. Strong economy, strong army and strong military potential will settle the issue in favor of Azerbaijan. We already can see the initial signs," said the President of Azerbaijan.